The Power of Negative and Positive Communication
1Nada Tawfik, Raniah J. Ajeeb, Saddiga Al-Ghalib, Nadin Murshid
Humans feel more comfortable with a positive attitude while being approached. The positive attitude approach for a request participant will have higher self-esteem and higher interest in conducting the research. The aim of this research is to look at the reaction of participants towards a negative and positive attitude in communication. The experiment was run on faculties from a private university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The sample of faculties was selected randomly out of four departments assigned. The faculties selected included genders, different employment types and different collage departments. Observational method was used to observe the reaction of participants in a request to complete a happiness scale survey. Twenty participants were approached with a positive attitude and twenty one participants were approached with a negative attitude. The results showed significance towards the participants and attitude of communication used. The results are evidence to assure the importance of attitude in communication.
Negative Communication, Positive Communication, Self-Esteem Negative Attitude, Positive Attitude