Essays Tagged: "Understanding"

What is Sociology

never witnessed it before. If done correctly the sociologist should be able to gain a new level of understanding of the behavior or social reality.The term group could refer to a lot of things as far ... not sound too bad. The idea of sociology is not necessarily to change my view but to give me better understanding, what's referred to as level 2 understanding. Level 2 understanding means that you hav ...

(2 pages) 193 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Successful marriages

thinks she's nurturing him, while he feels he's being controlled. Instead, he wants her acceptance.Understanding why men offer women solutions and why women seek to improve men can solve these proble ... himself. Someone can't achieve them for him. Men pride themselves in doing things all by themselves.Understanding this characteristic can help women understand why men resist so much being corrected o ...

(7 pages) 223 2 4.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Active Listening

take place during each of the five steps that describe the process of listening, namely receiving, understanding, remembering, evaluating and responding.ReceivingListening begins with receiving the m ... gestures from the person talking was more when she was talking about a subject that interested her.UnderstandingIt is useless listening to someone unless you understand what the speaker is saying. Un ...

(8 pages) 457 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies


(2 pages) 51 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Listenin Skills Analysis.

ere my weaknesses in active listening lie. It can be very difficult to concentrate on listening and understanding what a peer is communicating while also arriving at an appropriate response. Often I f ...

(2 pages) 208 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Effective Listening Skills.

ers play in the communication process". Listening is a process that includes hearing, attending to, understanding, evaluating and responding to spoken messages.Our own listening habits have been devel ... to avoid failure. We usually hold someone else responsible for the consequences of not listening or understanding by saying the material is "boring", " stupid", "nothing to do with my daily work" and ...

(6 pages) 390 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

es and mores importantly your heart. You listen for feeling, meaning and behavior. By listening and understanding others you will be understood.Synergy, is the sixth habit. This is the highest activit ...

(2 pages) 175 1 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Listening Comprehension: Aural processes and Listening Comprehension Strategies in Second Language Learning

order to comprehend successfully.Studies have also shown that second language teachers who have an understanding of the listening process can assist learners in developing effective strategies for li ... ECTION OFLISTENING ACTIVITIES FOR ESL STUDENTSAs previously noted, language teachers can take their understanding of aural comprehension and incorporate this knowledge into designing effective listeni ...

(7 pages) 244 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Self Directed Learning Teams

team to excel, all group members need to be able to listen to their fellow peers. Comprehending and understanding team member's delivered messages are functions of the team becoming effective listener ... int of view rather than that of the speaker's. In passive listening, the interest is in hearing and understanding, but not questioning what is misunderstood. Active mode is the most powerful listening ...

(3 pages) 302 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

THE DIALOGUE - A discussion on what philosophy is for

"Bill - "What I understand is that the only thing to understand in philosophy is that there are no understandings."Joe - "What?"Bill - "Philosophy is just a way for a select few to feel smart because ... defeated by a third answer."Joe- "Exactly!"Bill- "Wouldn't that kind of detract from the whole self-understanding thing you were talking about?"Joe- "I didn't say you are to get full self-understandin ...

(3 pages) 51 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

What is Enlightment?

s a man's emergence from his self-incurred immaturity. Immaturity is the inability to use one's own understanding without the guidance of another. This immaturity is self-incurred if its cause is not ... hout the guidance of another. The motto of enlightenment is therefore: Have courage to use your own understanding. Laziness and cowardice are the reasons why such a large proportion of men, even when ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"People Only See What They Are Prepared to See": An analyzation of the quote by Hassan Ansari.

red to see." A statement so veridical, that the people to whom it implies are either not capable of understanding it or simply cannot accept it. In fact, most of humanity can read the undeniably prodi ...

(3 pages) 35 0 4.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Sensation & Perception

Explain in detail "Listening" from managment point of view?

support, etc. It requires that the listener attends to the words and the feelings of the sender for understanding. It takes the same amount or more energy than speaking. It requires the receiver to he ... e/she can provide; paraphrase what the other is saying to make sure you understand it and check for understanding- Respond in an interested way that shows you understand the problem and the employee's ...

(2 pages) 92 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Defining Public Relations Paper

nes public relations as "planned and sustained effort to establish and maintain goodwill and mutual understanding between an organization and it publics" ( and Co ... ts will help to create an effective and smooth process that will keep everyone involved on the same understanding. In an event of a problem arising that can affect the image of the organization with t ...

(3 pages) 319 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Questions on "Mother Tonge" by Amy Tan

Tan's mother you personally can attempt to decipher the language. You get to see the difficulty of understanding Tan's mother by this example rather than just assuming what it would be like if there ... and. While doing this, she uses her mother as an example of her experience with the difficulties of understanding other languages. Miscommunication could easily be related to by foreigners of the U.S. ...

(1 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Mother-Daughter Relationship

gh because I was too immature to understand her. For so many years, all my mother and I had were misunderstandings and arguments that often led to a fight that would last for a long time. I remember s ... can only depend on each other. My mother and I became more open with each other's lives, and the misunderstandings lessened to the point that the arguments occurred very rarely. I must say that we bec ...

(6 pages) 76 0 4.7 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies


y basis their way of life on. So if a societies culture is understood then that unlocks the door to understanding how a society works and how it functions. Ethnocentric is another big step in the stud ...

(1 pages) 486 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Mathematics Guru

dread, and despise the name. Growing up, I loved teaching my peers and siblings my new findings and understanding of the subject matter. I discovered joy in showing people that I understood the materi ... re is at least one more student with the same question. Once you have no more questions and have an understanding, go back and review your text. While reviewing your text book and coming across any ad ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"What is perception? How does it differ from sense making?" Write a report which illustrates how an understanding of these two concepts can assist managers and those they manage in the workplace.

ng sense of the situation. Through the sensemaking process individuals (or organizations) create an understanding and plan actions which enable them to act in a principled and informed manner.Percepti ... re of primary importance within the business context. Managers are always engaged in the process of understanding the environment in which they operate and they make decisions based on how they percei ...

(11 pages) 50 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Listening Barriers

us sounds that compete for your attention; Attending to, focusing on a particular sound or message; Understanding, assigning meaning to sounds; Remembering, recalling information; and Responding, conf ...

(3 pages) 40 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies