verbal communication

Definition

The sharing of information between individuals by using speech. Individuals working within a business need to effectively use verbal communication that employs readily understood spoken words, as well as ensuring that the enunciation, stress and tone of voice with which the words are expressed is appropriate.

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  • The company used memos as a way to communicate with the workers at large but management had found using more verbal communication better at resolving conflicts or problems.

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  • You need to have strong verbal communication skills if you want to be able to move up in most any business job.

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  • They had good verbal communication with each other and would always be able to pick up on how the other one was feeling.

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