Do you need customer support or technical assistance? Click here to submit a support ticket...

TOPIC: Push and pull communication

Push and pull communication 3 months 1 week ago #17377

  • Gaurav Saxena
  • Gaurav Saxena's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Junior Boarder
  • Junior Boarder
  • Posts: 27
  • Thank you received: 0
Getting confused in these two terms, looking for your help in understanding with examples.


Push and pull communication 3 months 1 week ago #17408

  • Cynthia Lim Louis, PMP
  • Cynthia Lim Louis, PMP's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Posts: 80
  • Thank you received: 16
Hi Gaurav. This is how I remembered "Push" vs. "Pull" communication.
I am sure you have a mobile phone. The settings for any mobile phone to receive emails is "PUSH". When you send out an email to report on project status, you only want to send out to SPECIFIC people.
As for "PULL", pretend that you are in a large crowd and you want attention from everyone, so you want to "pull" everyone ears to listen to you, and so you are sending information to a LARGE group of people.

Push and pull communication 2 months 3 weeks ago #17524

  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous's Avatar
  • Visitor
  • Visitor
I little different question, PMBOK6 mentions 'blogs' and 'press release' as PUSH communication, not sure why.
I would assume these as PULL communication.
Any explanation why these are are PUSH communication?

Push and pull communication 2 months 3 weeks ago #17525

  • SANJAR HAKIMI's Avatar
  • Away
  • Fresh Boarder
  • Fresh Boarder
  • Posts: 1
  • Thank you received: 0
PUSH - Passive; you put it out, and people will visit on their own, like a Blog.
PULL - Active; the earlier analogy is good. You wrangle people to come.
Moderators: Yolanda MabutasScott GillardMary Kathrine PaduaSteven Mudrinich, PMPCynthia Lim Louis, PMPTracy Shagnea, PMPPatrick Floris PhD PMPJoe PangJohn Paul BugarinJason YorekLuke HoSimone ChristieAmy MartinezDaniel DewartEmily Rivera

Training for Project Management Professional (PMP)®, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®, and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

Boost Your PMP Exam Prep in Only Eight Hours! Join the Live PMP Coaching Class on August 24/25 for just $179. Click to learn more... OR Click to watch a free session...