9780134562186

Business Communication Today

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  • ISBN13:

    9780134562186

  • ISBN10:

    0134562186

  • Edition: 14th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-01-04
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

For courses in Business Communication.

 

Technology and communication intersect to prepare you for the business world

Business Communication Today continually demonstrates the inherent connection between recent technological developments and modern business practices. Each new edition addresses the most essential changes in technology and how they impact the business world, while still covering timeless business skills such as listening, presenting, and writing.

 

With a strong focus on mobile integration, the 14th Edition blends current topics, such as social media in business, with more traditional entrepreneurial concepts. The text is flexible and suitable for all readers, instilling crucial business skills needed to thrive in an office environment. With a clear, fluid chapter organization, Business Communication Today introduces, develops, and reviews major concepts to maximize understanding.


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Author Biography

Courtland L. Bovée and John V. Thill have been leading textbook authors for more than two decades, introducing millions of students to the fields of business and business communication. Their award-winning texts are distinguished by proven pedagogical features, extensive selections of contemporary case studies, hundreds of real-life examples, engaging writing, thorough research, and the unique integration of print and electronic resources. Each new edition reflects the authors’ commitment to continuous refinement and improvement, particularly in terms of modeling the latest practices in business and the use of technology.

 

Professor Bovée has 22 years of teaching experience at Grossmont College in San Diego, where he has received teaching honors and was accorded that institution’s C. Allen Paul Distinguished Chair. Mr. Thill is a prominent communications consultant who has worked with organizations ranging from Fortune 500 multinationals to entrepreneurial start-ups. He formerly held positions with Pacific Bell and Texaco.

 

Courtland Bovée and John Thill were recently awarded proclamations from the governor of Massachusetts for their lifelong contributions to education and for their commitment to the summer youth baseball program that is sponsored by the Boston Red Sox.

Table of Contents

  1. Professional Communication in a Digital, Social, Mobile World
  2. Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, and Business Etiquette
  3. Communication Challenges in a Diverse, Global Marketplace
  4. Planning Business Messages
  5. Writing Business Messages
  6. Completing Business Messages
    Handbook of Grammar, Mechanics, and Usage
    Format and Layout of Business Documents
  7. Digital Media
  8. Social Media
  9. Visual Media
  10. Writing Routine and Positive Messages
  11. Writing Negative Messages
  12. Writing Persuasive Messages
  13. Finding, Evaluation, and Processing Information
  14. Planning Reports and Proposals
  15. Writing and Completing Reports and Proposals
    Documentation of Report Sources
  16. Developing Presentations in a Social Media Environment
  17. Enhancing Presentations with Slides and Other Visuals
  18. Building Careers and Writing Résumés
  19. Applying and Interviewing for Employment

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