Steps to overcoming barriers to communication


  • Message should be as brief as possible and to the point.
  • Main points of the message should be highlighted.
  • Language used should be understood by the recievier.
  • Avoid using technical jargons.
  • Use of appropriate facial expression while delivering verbal messages.


  • Select appropriate channel for communication.
  • Medium used should be free from distortions such as telephone failure etc.
  • Use the shortest possible channel in order to avoid distortion.


  • Feedback should be asked from the receiver.
  • Trust between the sender and reciver is an important requirement.
  • Reciever should pay attention to the message received.