EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up - Excludes marketplace items & rentals.
EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up - Excludes marketplace items & rentals.
EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up - Excludes marketplace items & rentals
Search
Communicating in Groups : Applications and Skills

Communicating in Groups : Applications and Skills - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073385006

Cover of Communicating in Groups : Applications and Skills 7TH 09 (ISBN 978-0073385006)
ISBN13: 978-0073385006
ISBN10: 007338500X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 09
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2009
International: No

List price: $116.50

etextbook
$37.74
Save $78.76 (68%)


Other Editions for Communicating in Groups : Applications and Skills

More Shipping Options

Communicating in Groups : Applications and Skills - 7TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073385006

Katherine L. Adams

ISBN13: 978-0073385006
ISBN10: 007338500X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 09
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Katherine L. Adams is Professor of Speech Communication at California State University, Fresno, where she received a Meritorious Promise and Performance award in 1989. She has served as their Graduate Coordinator since 1989. She received her Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Utah under the direction of B. Aubrey Fisher. She has authored four instructor's manuals in interpersonal and small group communication and most recently, this group communication book with Gloria Galanes. She has published articles in the areas of conversational analysis and interpersonal communication. Currently she is an associate editor for Communication Reports and The Western Journal of Communication. She participates, at all levels, in the Western States Communication Association and Speech Communication Association and teaches in the areas of interpersonal communication, communication theory, small group communication, and research methods.

Table of Contents

Part One: Orientation to Small Group Systems
1. Small Groups as the Heart of Society Groups in Your Life Groups versus Individuals as Problem Solvers Groups, Small Groups, and Small Group Communication Classifying Groups by their Major Purpose Being a Valuable Group Member Being and Ethical Group Member The Participant-Observer Perspective
2. Groups as Structured Open Systems Overview of General Systems Theory The Small Group as a System Organizations as Systems of Groups Part Two: Foundations of Small Group Communicating.
3. Communication Principles for Group Members Communication: Whats That? Implications for Small Group Communication Listening: Receiving, Interpreting, and Responding to Messages from Other Group Members
4. Verbal and Nonverbal Message Use in Small Group Communication Creating Messages in a Small Group How Communication Structures the Small Group Using Language to Help the Group Progress Nonverbal Messages in Small Group Communication Computer-Mediated Communication and Group Messages Part Three: Individuals to Group
5. Becoming a Group The Life Cycle of a Group Phases and Social Tensions in the Development of a Group Group Socialization of Members Group Roles Rules and Norms Development of a Groups Climate
6. Working with Diversity in the Small Group What is Diversity? Celebrating Diversity/Bridging Differences Part Four: Understanding and Improving Group Throughput Processes
7. Creative and Critical Thinking in the Small Group What Is Creative Thinking? Enhancing Group Creativity What Makes Thinking "Critical"? Enhancing Critical Thinking in a Group
8. Group Problem-Solving Procedures A Systematic Procedure as the Basis for Problem Solving What Is a Problem? Effective Problem Solving and Decision Making The Procedural Model of Problem Solving (P-MOPS) Applications of P-MOPS
9. Managing Conflicts Productively What is Conflict? Myths about Conflict Managing Conflict in the Group
10. Applying Leadership Principles Leadership and Leaders Myths about Leadership Current Ideas about Leadership What Good Leaders Do Encouraging Distributed Leadership Ethical Guidelines for Group Leaders Part Five: Small Group Public Presentations
11. Planning, Organizing, and Presenting Small Group Oral Presentations The Planning Stage The Organizing Stage The Presenting Stage What Makes a Good Oral Presentation? Appendix: Techniques for Observing Problem-Solving Groups
References
Bibliography
Index

Digital Rights

eBook Requirements
VitalSource Bookshelf Reader
Minimum System Requirements:
  • Windows 7/8, or Mac OS X 10.6 or above
Software Requirements:

eTextbooks and eChapters can be viewed by using the free reader listed below.

Be sure to check the format of the eTextbook/eChapter you purchase to know which reader you will need. After purchasing your eTextbook or eChapter, you will be emailed instructions on where and how to download your free reader.

Download Requirements:

Due to the size of eTextbooks, a high-speed Internet connection (cable modem, DSL, LAN) is required for download stability and speed. Your connection can be wired or wireless.

Being online is not required for reading an eTextbook after successfully downloading it. You must only be connected to the Internet during the download process.

User Help:

Click Here to access the VitalSource Bookshelf FAQ

Digital Rights
VitalSource Bookshelf
Copying: Allowed, 2 selections may be copied every 180 days
Printing: Allowed, 2 prints for 180 days
Expires: Yes, may be used for 180 days after activation
Reading Aloud: Allowed
Sharing: Not Allowed
Min. Software Version: VitalSource Bookshelf
Suitable Devices: PCs, Tablet PCs, Macs, Laptops


Digital Rights Management (DRM) Key


Copying - Books that cannot be copied will show "Not Allowed." Otherwise, this will detail the number of times it can be copied, or "Allowed with no limits."

Printing - Books that cannot be printed will show "Not Allowed." Otherwise, this will detail the number of times it can be printed, or "Allowed with no limits."

Expires - Books that have no expiration (the date upon which you will no longer be able to access your eBook) will read "No Expiration." Otherwise it will state the number of days from activation (the first time you actually read it).

Reading Aloud - Books enabled with the "text-to-speech" feature so that they can be read aloud will show "Allowed."

Sharing - Books that cannot be shared with other computers will show "Not Allowed."

Min. Software Version - This is the minimum software version needed to read this book.

Suitable Devices - Hardware known to be compatable with this book. Note: Reader software still needs to be installed.

Other Editions for Communicating in Groups : Applications and Skills

Cover of Communicating in Groups 8th edition

Communicating in Groups - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073534275
More Shipping Options