Summary: Communication @ Work teaches students to produce ethical, effective, and expressive communication in the workplace.
Communication @ Work presents practical skills and applications, challenging students to communicate imaginatively in their future careers. The user-friendly material is current, engaging, and based on sound research in communication and social science fields. In addition, the theory is clearly explained in practical ways so that students c ...show morean develop skills that they will need in the workplace.
''Reality @ Work'' boxes offer real and hypothetical examples designed to introduce theory and practice in realistic and ever-changing workplaces.
The text's flexible organization allows instructors to customize the sequence of core material to their needs, tailoring the amount of focus they want on small group/team and presentational speaking.
The text provides extensive coverage of presenting in both formal and informal settings. ''Quick Start'' chapters on informative and persuasive speaking give students the basic skills they need for effective speaking. This is followed by more in-depth coverage for those instructors who want their students familiar with more advanced concepts and techniques.
''Contemporary Voices'' features three popular speakers and writers who reflect contemporary communication scholarship: Peter Senge on learning organizations, Daniel Goleman on emotional intelligence, and Stephen Covey on principled leadership with effective habits.
Solid coverage is supported with lively, up-to-date examples that will resonate with students.
Chapter-end activities provide students with an opportunity to focus on technology, teamwork, ethics, writing, and speaking.
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