9780205554768

The Challenge of Communicating Guiding Principles and Practices

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205554768

  • ISBN10:

    0205554768

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/5/2007
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

The Challenge of Communicating:Guiding Principles and Practices applies a unique framework of key elements and guiding principles to all communication contexts while engaging readers with practical examples and realistic advice based on contemporary communication research. The seven guiding principles are derived from universal axioms found in communication literature and are used as the foundation for content. Regardless of the context (interpersonal, group, or presentational), these elements and principles will help readers make effective decisions about the communication challenges, select appropriate strategies that effectively address those challenges, and apply the skills they need to achieve their communication goals. This book also provides lively, relevant, and engaging content as well as activities and assessments in every chapter.

Table of Contents

List of Comm
FAQs and Comm
FYIs Preface
The Challenge of Communicating
Understanding Human Communication
Understanding Self
Understanding Others
Understanding Listening and Critical Thinking
Understanding Verbal Communication
Understanding Nonverbal Communication
The Challenge of Interpersonal Communication
Interpersonal Communication: Understanding Relationships
Interpersonal Communication: Improving Relationships
Interpersonal Communication: Professional Relationships
The Challenge of Group Communication
Group Communication: Working in Groups
Group Communication: Decision Making and Problem Solving
The Challenge of Presentational Communication
Presentations: The Planning Process
Presentations: Content and Structure
Presentations: Language and Expression
Presentations: Speaking to Inform
Presentations: Speaking to Persuade
Web Chapters
Research Strategies and Skills
Presentation Aids
Glossary
Index
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