Technology-driven society and human connectivity

By MIKE GROPPER
March 9, 2017 10:55

Effective communication will help us resolve conflicts and help us to be more successful in our family and social relationships, as well as relationships with co-workers.

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Smartphone

Smartphone. (photo credit: ILLUSTRATIVE: ISSEI KATO/REUTERS)

We live in the modern world. Many of the things we are familiar with such as computers, smartphones and even robots, have improved our lives immensely. Nevertheless, there are important downsides to some of these inventions.

Donovan A. McFarlane, professor of business administration at Frederick Taylor University, who has written extensively on social communication in today’s technology-driven society says, “Time spent in social interaction, which is part of the communication process, has decreased dramatically in all familiar settings and social institutions, from the family to the school.”

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