Decoding and understanding the message constitute the last two elements within the communication procedure. The receiver first interprets and translates it within thoughts, understanding and the desired response. A successful communication occurs while the receiver decodes the message and attaches a meaning to it that extremely nearly approximates the idea, thoughts or information the sender wished to transmit.
This is possible while there is compatibility among the sender and the receiver. Therefore, while an individual is engaged in communication with another person of an extensively various educational or cultural background s/he will have to put in greater effort to ensure successful communication.