9780135891612

Business Communication Today [RENTAL EDITION]

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135891612

  • ISBN10:

    0135891612

  • Edition: 15th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2020-01-02
  • Publisher: Pearson Rental Program
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For courses in business communication.

 

Technology and communication intersect to prepare students for the workplace

Business Communication Today continues to demonstrate the vital 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 communication skills such as listening, presenting, and writing. With coverage of mobile communication, social media, and the emerging impact of artificial intelligence, the 15th Edition blends leading-edge topics with timeless fundamental skills. With a clear, fluid chapter organization, the text introduces, develops, and reviews major concepts to maximize students’ understanding of the material.

 

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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 digital 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

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

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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