Follow me on Twitter. These are two different ways of communication. However, just because someone seems detached does not necessarily mean that he is not mentally present in the conversation.
Secondly, they ask questions simply to show interest in what the other person says and to strengthen the relationship.
To a man, listening can take place with a minimum of eye contact and almost no nonverbal feedback. Men process internally until they come up with a solution.
Men also send signals of indifference, disagreement or smugness far more often than women do. In the workplace, people are continuously -- and often unconsciously -- assessing your communication style for two sets of qualities: warmth empathy, likeability, caring and authority power, credibility, status.
Women are more spontaneously emotionally expressive and have less ability in controlling their emotions displays.
There is a great communication differences between men and women in the workplace. Rather, they look towards a co-worker to listen and lend a patient ear to what she wants to say.
So they speak with clarity and purpose regarding any subject. Men lay emphasis on efficiency and productivity in their day to day life.