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In Mixed Company: Communicating in Small Groups / Edition 8
     

In Mixed Company: Communicating in Small Groups / Edition 8

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by J. Dan Rothwell
 

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ISBN-10: 1111346852

ISBN-13: 9781111346850

Pub. Date: 01/01/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111346850
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Communication Competence in Groups. 2. Groups as Systems. 3. Group Development. 4. Developing the Group Climate. 5. Roles and Leadership in Groups. 6. Developing Effective Teams. 7. Group Discussion: Defective Group Decision Making and Problem Solving. 8. Group Discussion: Effective Decision Making and Problem Solving. 9. Power in Groups: A Central Dynamic. 10. Conflict Management in Groups. 11. Technology and Virtual Groups.

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