Barriers to Effective Communication


There are certain obstacles which sometimes hinder the process of communication, making it less useful for the sender as well as the receiver. These barriers are categorised under three groups. Let us understand these in detail below:


Barriers Involving Words

  1. Language
  2. Ambiguity and Overuse of Abstractions
  3. Disorganised Message
  4. Information Overload

Barriers Involving People’s Background

  1. Attitudinal Differences
  2. Demographic Differences
  3. Lack of Common Experience or Perspective
  4. Jumping to Conclusions

 Physical Barriers

  1. Physical Distance
  2. Noise

Physiological Barriers

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