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When a friend from high school comes to visit for a weekend, you introduce her to your friends. Not only will you tell them her name, but you will probably mention other things about her that will make it easy for your friends to talk with her. Likewise, a store manager may call the sales associates together in order to introduce a new hire. The manager might mention the new team member’s previous experience, interests, and other items of information that will make it easy for the team to respect, help, and become acquainted with the new employee.

After a while, Jason may detect a pattern to Sara’s behavior. She is warm and friendly when Bill is around and not so friendly when Bill is absent. Based on this pattern, Jason may construe Sara’s friendly behavior as flirting with Bill. pattern a set of characteristics used to differentiate some things from others. 26 Chapter 2 Perception of Self and Others Interpretation of Stimuli As the brain selects and organizes the information it receives from the senses, it also interprets the information by assigning meaning to it.

In Part III, our study of small groups focuses on the characteristics of effective groups, ethical and effective communication in groups, leadership, problem-solving, conflict, and group presentations. Public communication is communication delivered to audiences of more than 20 people. Public communication includes public speeches and other types of mass communication that you may experience live, in person, or on a delayed or mediated basis. For example, when President Barack Obama delivered his inaugural address some people were there, others watched on TV or the 9 How might the conversation of these people differ if they were in the library working on a class project?

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