Communication: Principles for a Lifetime: Communicating in Groups and Teams / Edition 3

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Communication: Principles for a Lifetime, Portable Edition -- Volume 3: Communicating in Groups and Teams

Steven A. Beebe, Texas State University - San Marcos
Susan J. Beebe, Texas State University - San Marcos
Diana K. Ivy, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Volume 3 of Communication: Principles for a Lifetime, Portable Editiondiscusses how communication in small groups and teams can be understood and enhanced through the five communication principles, which serve as a framework for this text:

  • Be aware of your communication with yourself and others.
  • Effectively use and interpret verbal messages.
  • Effectively use and interpret nonverbal messages.
  • Listen and respond thoughtfully to others.
  • Appropriately adapt messages to others.

In these chapters, the authors explain how groups and teams work, then offer practical strategies for collaboratively solving problems, leading groups and teams, and running and participating in meetings.

This Portable Edition brings you maximum flexibility with an innovative format and the support that today’s communication courses require:

  • The innovative design of four separate volumesPrinciples of Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Communicating in Groups and Teams, and Presentational Speaking —allows you to take with you only the volume you need to read and study—the ultimate format to fit the way you live!
  • Contextually placed icons connect to our interactive online MyCommunicationLab resources featuring integrated video clips of selected speeches and communication concepts, activities, practice tests, and much more, so you can see examples of the communication principles in action and learn more about the theory and skills interactively.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205593552
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 2/21/2008
  • Series: MyCommunicationLab Series
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Volume 1 Principles of Communication


Chapter 1 Foundations of Human Communication

Chapter 2 Self-Awareness and Communication

Chapter 3 Understanding Verbal Messages

Chapter 4 Understanding Nonverbal Messages

Chapter 5 Listening and Responding

Chapter 6 Adapting to Others: Bridging Culture and Gender Differences

Appendix A Principles for a Lifetime

Volume 2 Interpersonal Communication


Chapter 7 Understanding Interpersonal Communication

Chapter 8 Enhancing Relationships

Appendix A Technology and Interpersonal Communication

Appendix B Interviewing

Volume 3 Communicating in Groups and Teams


Chapter 9 Understanding Group and Team Performance

Chapter 10 Enhancing Group and Team Performance

Appendix A Technology and Group Communication

Volume 4 Presentational Speaking


Chapter 11 Developing Your Presentation

Chapter 12 Organizing and Outlining Your Presentation

Chapter 13 Delivering Your Presentation

Chapter 14 Speaking to Inform

Chapter 15 Speaking to Persuade

Appendix A Technology and Presentation Communication

Appendix B Sample Speeches for Discussion and Evaluation

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