Communication Channels: What is Grapevine Communication? Definition and Importance

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Communication Channels: What is Grapevine Communication? Definition and Importance

There are various channels of communication. Describe the importance of grapevine communication (Ed: ~informal, non-official, rumours). Please illustrate with an example. Thank you.


Communication Channels

Communication is the art of transmitting ideas from one to another. There are various channels of communication for example: upward communication, downward communication, lateral communication.


3 Ways of Communication

Basically there are 3 ways of communication: written, spoken and body language.

  P J Naidu
Management Consultant, India

Communication Skills

There is yet another form of communication which is used in operant conditioning. Thought, well regulated and consistent can bring out the result you need without verbal or visual cues.

  Divya Abroal
Professor, India

What is Grapevine Communication?

Grapevine is an informal mode of communication which can be used as an effective tool by sensible managers who like to test the waters before making any unlikely / strong decisions or in case of policy change in the company.

Professor, India

Importance of Grapevine Communication

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  Daniel Lemuet
Coach, France

4 Communication Channels of Taibi Kahler

Taibi Kahler's Process Communication Model might (...)

  S Luther

How the Grapevine Works and Grows

The grapevine grows and changes according to the p (...)

  shahid imran
Student (University), Pakistan

Grapevine Communication

Grapevine communication can be attributed to dis-i (...)

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