Communicating in Groups: Applications and Skills / Edition 6

Communicating in Groups: Applications and Skills / Edition 6

by Katherine L. Adams, Gloria J. Galanes, Gloria J. Galanes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073042595

ISBN-13: 9780073042596

Pub. Date: 03/01/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Communicating in Groups offers a concise, step-by-step introduction to the theory and practice of small group communication and teaches students to develop and apply critical thinking skills in group problem-solving situations. With the firm belief that group participation can be an uplifting, energizing experience, authors Kathy Adams and Gloria Galanes give students…  See more details below

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Communicating in Groups offers a concise, step-by-step introduction to the theory and practice of small group communication and teaches students to develop and apply critical thinking skills in group problem-solving situations. With the firm belief that group participation can be an uplifting, energizing experience, authors Kathy Adams and Gloria Galanes give students the tools they will need to achieve this outcome. Research and theory are presented with a focus on what is important to students-understanding their group experiences and making them effective communicators. The new edition includes updated statistics and figures, new discussions on ethics as applied to the National Communication Association Credo of Ethics, improved coverage of diversity, new discussion of systems theory, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073042596
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
568
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
3 Months

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Small groups as the heart of society2
Ch. 2Groups as structured open systems24
Ch. 3Communication principles for group members46
Ch. 4Using verbal and nonverbal messages in small group communication66
Ch. 5Creative and critical thinking in the small group94
Ch. 6Group problem-solving procedures124
Ch. 7Becoming a group156
Ch. 8Celebrating diversity in the small group186
Ch. 9Managing conflicts productively222
Ch. 10Applying leadership principles250
Ch. 11Planning, organizing, and presenting small group oral presentations286

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