Networking is an important concept in communications management. It is important to understand the relationships between people who are communicating and to realize that the more people communicate, the more complex the communications become.

Any network is composed of nodes and links between the nodes. Using the network model can make understanding some aspects of communications much easier. This method of analysis is also useful in measuring the effectiveness of meetings. A meeting can be observed, and the communications between individuals can be recorded as simple lines between them. The more lines of communication there are connecting individuals at the meeting, the more freely communication is taking place. Few lines are an indication ...

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