9780205359561

Communicating in Small Groups: Principles and Practices

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205359561

  • ISBN10:

    0205359566

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2003
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

Known for its wealth of relevant, practical, and up-to-date information, the Seventh Edition continues to provide a balance of principles and applications of group communication.With additional emphasis on teamwork, technology, and ethical collaboration, Communicating in Small Groups: Principles and Practices helps students enhance their performance in groups and teams while also giving them insight as to why group and team members communicate as they do.

Table of Contents

Preface xix
Acknowledgments xxiii
Introducing Group and Team Principles and Practices
1(31)
Small Group Communication Theory
32(19)
Group Formation
51(19)
Relating to Other in Small Groups
70(34)
Improving Group Climate
104(27)
Understanding Nonverbal Dynamics
131(32)
Preparing for Discussion
163(26)
Making Decisions and Solving Problems
189(27)
Using Problems-Solving Techniques
216(41)
Managing Conflict
257(37)
Leadership
294(24)
Improving Productivity in Groups and Teams
318(29)
Appendix: Communicating to an Audience 347(8)
Glossary 355(11)
Credits 366(2)
Index 368

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