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What is communication? Describe its scope and importance.
Origin of communication:
The word "communication" comes from a Latin word "communicare" which means to share, to express and to have in common.
Communication means the exchange of messages betwwen human beings. It is the act of sharing or transmitting the knowledge, inmation and proposals to others. It is a two way process: It is an interaction between the sender and the receiver.
Following are some of the well known definitions of communication.
"Communication means the search for all available means of persuasion."
2. Prof. Parkhurst:
"Communication is the main high-way to all human relation"
3. Oxford Dictionary:
"Communication is the action of conveying or exchanging information and ideas."
4. George Terry:
"Communication is an exchange of facts, ideas, opinions or emotions by two or more persons."