Communication Matters

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-10-07
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Communication Mattershelps students move beyond an intuitive appreciation of communication to explore core principles of the discipline. By helping students take personal responsibility for their communication behaviors, by encouraging critical reflection, and by actively applying the key concepts to diverse contemporary challenges, the program fosters an understanding of the many important ways communication matters in daily life.

Table of Contents

Communication in Principle
Communication: A First Look
Communication and Culture
Perceiving the Self and Others
How We Use Language
Communicating Nonverbally
Listening Effectively
Communication in Context
Communicating in Social and Professional Relationships
Communicating in Intimate Relationships
Communicating in Small Groups
Decision Making and Leadership in Groups
Communication in the Public Sphere
Choosing, Developing, and Researching a Speech Topic
Organizing and Finding Support for Your Speech
Presenting a Speech Confidently and Competently
Speaking Informatively
Speaking Persuasively
Appendix: Workplace Communication and Interviewing
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Overly Long November 14, 2014
This book does overcommunicate. At least it wasn't that expensive.
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