Ethics of Interpersonal Communication

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What are the two rules mentioned in the text regarding ethical communication?

The golden rule and the platinum rule

Why is it important to maintain a balance between speaking and listening in interpersonal communication?

To avoid unfavorable consequences

What should ethical communicators consider when interacting with people from different cultures?

Respecting cultural diversity

What is emphasized by the platinum rule in ethical communication?

Treating others as they wish to be treated

How can insincerity affect interpersonal communication according to the text?

It would not be prudent

Why is it essential for ethical communicators to consider both verbal and non-verbal aspects of communication?

To avoid negative impacts on people

Which of the following is NOT one of the five C's in communication mentioned in the text?


What is the term used in the text to describe saying what needs to be said in as few words as possible?


Why is acknowledging the source of ideas and information important according to the text?

To demonstrate ethical behavior

Which of the following is NOT a way to demonstrate courtesy in communication according to the text?

Being gender-inclusive

What does 'clarity' in communication encompass according to the text?

Correct word usage and sentence construction

How does 'concreteness' help in effective communication based on the information provided?

By providing specific examples

Explore the principles and moral dimensions governing interpersonal communication, focusing on aspects like maintaining balance between speaking and listening, legitimacy of fear and emotional appeal, and degree of criticism and praise. Learn how the principle of honesty plays a crucial role in communication ethics.

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