Measures to overcome communication barriers:
(i) Clarify the ideas before communication: The problem to be communicated to subordinates should be clear in all its perspective to the executive himself.
(ii) Communicate according to the needs of receiver: The level of understanding of receiver should be crystal clear to the communicator. Manager should adjust his communication according to the education and understanding levels of subordinates.
(iii) Consult others before communicating: Before actually communicating the message, it is better to involve others in developing a plan for communication.
(iv) Be aware of languages, tone and content of message: The contents of the message, tone, language used, manner in which the message is to be communicated are the important aspects of effective communication.
(v) Convey things of help and value to listeners: While conveying messages to others, it is better to know the interests and needs of the people with whom one is communicating.
(vi) Ensure proper feedback: The communicator may ensure the success of communication by asking questions regarding the message conveyed.
(vii) Communicate for present as well as future: Generally, communication is needed to meet the existing commitments to maintain consistency, the communication should aim at future goals of the enterprise also.
(viii) Follow up communications: There Should be regular follow up and review on the instructions given to subordinates.