In Mixed Company Communicating in Small Groups

Author: J. Dan Rothwell
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305686267
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Social Science

Featuring a student-friendly narrative approach, market-leading IN MIXED COMPANY: COMMUNICATING IN SMALL GROUPS, 9th Edition combines solid theory, real-world examples, interactive applications, and the latest research on small group communication. Following the central unifying theme of cooperation, the text uses the communication competence model to guide discussions of key small group concepts and processes. It includes systems theory as a key theoretical component and continues its unique emphasis on the role of power in small group communication. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Ninth Edition integrates business-oriented and workplace examples, surveys, and studies throughout. Doubling the coverage of group roles, the text includes expanded discussions of the types of informal group roles as well as comprehensive explanations of task, maintenance, and disruptive roles. Discussion of technology and its influence on small group communication also has been expanded. In addition, new interactive activities and exercises help students put what they learn into practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

In Mixed Company Communicating in Small Groups

Author: J. Dan Rothwell
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111346850
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Social Science

The market leader for the small group communication course, Rothwell's IN MIXED COMPANY offers students a combination of theory and application, enabling them to apply small group communication concepts not only in class but in their own lives. The text follows the central unifying theme of cooperation, and the communication competence model continues to guide discussions of key small group concepts and processes. The inclusion of systems theory remains a key theoretical component of the text, and the unique focus on power in groups continues to be addressed throughout the text. To encourage critical thinking, the eighth edition has captions to accompany photos and illustrations, and it also offers interactive quizzes related to the visuals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

In Mixed Company Communicating in Small Groups and Teams

Author: J. Rothwell
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495007265
Release Date: 2006-01-23
Genre: Social Science

IN MIXED COMPANY: COMMUNICATING IN SMALL GROUPS AND TEAMS, the author uses the central unifying theme of cooperation and a communication competence model to guide discussions of key small group concepts and processes. Visually appealing and practical, this text will help you succeed in your small groups course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

In Mixed Company

Author: J. Dan Rothwell
Publisher: Wadsworth
ISBN: 0155039857
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Communication in small groups


Communication in Small Groups Theory Process and Skills

Author: John Cragan
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495095965
Release Date: 2008-09-04
Genre: Performing Arts

COMMUNICATION IN SMALL GROUPS: THEORY, PROCESS, SKILLS expertly balances theory and processes with practical skill development. Drawing on their extensive and varied experience as active researchers, lecturers, and communication consultants, the authors provide students with a clear and comprehensive introduction to the study of small group communication. This well-respected text effectively integrates theory, research, and practice, guiding readers to apply concepts and principles to the process of communication when working as members of a team. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

In Mixed Company Communicating in Small Groups and Teams

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781619060548
Release Date: 2016-10-16
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to In Mixed Company, Communicating in Small Groups and Teams. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Practically Speaking

Author: J. Dan Rothwell
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0190457325
Release Date: 2016-11-10
Genre:

Widely praised for its conversational tone and clear advice, Practically Speaking is the public speaking textbook your students will actually read. Filled with engaging stories and examples, sound scholarship and recent research, and useful tips and tricks, Practically Speaking shows students how to get started, practice thinking critically, and ultimately develop their own voice.

Communicating in Small Groups

Author: Steven A. Beebe
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780133973419
Release Date: 2015-10-01
Genre: Performing Arts

REVEL™ for Communicating in Small Groups: Principles and Practices balances the principles of small group communication with real-world applications. With an emphasis on practical examples, technology, and ethical collaboration, REVEL for Communicating in Small Groups helps readers enhance their performance in groups and teams, while giving them insight into why group and team members communicate as they do. REVEL is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL offers an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. Enlivening course content with media interactives and assessments, REVEL empowers educators to increase engagement with the course, and to better connect with students. NOTE: REVEL is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone REVEL access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use REVEL.

Constructing Worlds Together

Author:
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: PSU:000066149927
Release Date: 2008-09
Genre: Family & Relationships

Accompanied by author analysis and contemporary applications, this collection of readings, reflections and invitations to dialogue make Interpersonal Communication: Making Worlds Together a highly readable yet sophisticated text that is well-suited for today's interpersonal communication course. Theoretical essays, research reports, narratives and ethnographic studies, have been carefully selected by the authors for their clarity and intellectual stimulation. The authors introduce each reading and provide the reader with a preview of its insight, relevance, and association with social constructionist theory. Each piece is followed by a series of challenges and questions to help further understanding and to stimulate continuing dialogue, with an emphasis on interactive learning. Readers will come away with an ability to apply the wisdom of interpersonal communication with a critical eye to future challenges.

Intercultural Competence

Author: Myron W. Lustig
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134003233
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Performing Arts

Revised edition of the authors' Intercultural competence, c2012.

Contemporary Perspectives on Rhetoric

Author: Sonja K. Foss
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 9781478622154
Release Date: 2014-04-04
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The anniversary edition marks thirty years of offering an indispensable review and analysis of thinkers who have exerted a profound influence on contemporary rhetorical theory: I. A. Richards, Ernesto Grassi, Chaïm Perelman and Lucie Olbrechts-Tyteca, Stephen Toulmin, Richard Weaver, Kenneth Burke, Jürgen Habermas, bell hooks, Jean Baudrillard, and Michel Foucault. The brief biographical sketches locate the theorists in time and place, showing how life experiences influenced perspectives on rhetorical thought. The concise explanations of complex concepts are clear, engaging, insightful, and highly accessible, serving as an excellent primer for reading the major works of these scholars. The critical commentary is carefully chosen to highlight implications and to place the theories within a broader rhetorical context. Each chapter ends with a complete bibliography of works by the theorists.

Understanding Art

Author: Lois Fichner-Rathus
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305890329
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Genre: Art

With balanced coverage of art across the chronological and geographical spectrum, UNDERSTANDING ART, 11th Edition, will guide you through beautifully reproduced images, and transport you to museums and monuments all over the world. Observe the artist's creative process from start to finish in a feature called Theory & Practice; learn to think critically about works of art in relation to one another and the context in which they were created with the Compare + Contrast feature; and gain a new understanding and appreciation of art and society by becoming familiar with art ranging from iconic works to that which surrounds you in everyday life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Managing Technology Based Projects

Author: Hans J. Thamhain
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118415160
Release Date: 2014-03-12
Genre: Business & Economics

A GUIDE TO EFFECTIVE PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN TECHNOLOGY-BASED FIRMS Used effectively, project management can increase a firm’s market share, product quality, and customer satisfaction. Though technology-based companies place themselves at a competitive disadvantage if they neglect this strategic tool, many overlook project management’s benefits because they see themselves as continuously adapting organizations. In reality, this role makes project management even more vital. Managing Technology-Based Projects imparts the latest approaches and tools essential to lead a successful technology-based project. It outlines the practical integration of project management with four key areas: strategic alignment of projects within the enterprise, the project management process and its organizational support system, invaluable tools and techniques, and the individual and group leadership within a project’s organization. Complete with examples of industrial applications, the book includes: Methods for defining key performance indicators and assessing project management process effectiveness Suggestions for fine-tuning and continuous improvement Practical case scenarios, discussion topics, end-of-chapter reviews, and exercises Attention to project management as it applies to a globalized business No one in a managerial role should be without Thamhain’s expert advice. This guidebook is your road map to successfully incorporating enterprise project management into technology-based work.

In the Company of Others

Author: J. Dan Rothwell
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0190457422
Release Date: 2016-01
Genre: Communication

Combining current research with humor, vivid examples, and practical advice, Rothwell brings human communication to life for students. Now in its fifth edition, In the Company of Others continues to use the communication competence model to help students apply theoretical lessons to their ownskills.

Lab Manual for General Organic and Biochemistry

Author: Sara Selfe
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781429224338
Release Date: 2009-08-21
Genre: Science

Teaching all of the necessary concepts within the constraints of a one-term chemistry course can be challenging. Authors Denise Guinn and Rebecca Brewer have drawn on their 14 years of experience with the one-term course to write a textbook that incorporates biochemistry and organic chemistry throughout each chapter, emphasizes cases related to allied health, and provides students with the practical quantitative skills they will need in their professional lives. Essentials of General, Organic, and Biochemistry captures student interest from day one, with a focus on attention-getting applications relevant to health care professionals and as much pertinent chemistry as is reasonably possible in a one term course. Students value their experience with chemistry, getting a true sense of just how relevant it is to their chosen profession. To browse a sample chapter, view sample ChemCasts, and more visit www.whfreeman.com/gob