Communication: Principles for a Lifetime: Communicating in Groups and Teams / Edition 3by Steven A. Beebe, Diana K. Ivy, Susan J. Beebe
Pub. Date: 02/21/2008
This alternative version of Communication: Principles for a Lifetime is a four volume set (sold together or separately) with fully integrated practice tests and contextually placed icons connected to our interactive online MyCommunicationLab resources. This Portable Edition offers unparalleled flexibility, choice, and support for the learning/i>/i>… See more details below
This alternative version of Communication: Principles for a Lifetime is a four volume set (sold together or separately) with fully integrated practice tests and contextually placed icons connected to our interactive online MyCommunicationLab resources. This Portable Edition offers unparalleled flexibility, choice, and support for the learning experience.
Written by experienced and highly regarded authors and teachers, Communication: Principles for a Lifetime, Portable Edition provides readers with all the theory and skills necessary — in a manner that will help them to apply what they learn throughout their lives. Understanding that the challenge is learning the myriad of skills, principles, and theories without being overwhelmed, Beebe, Beebe, and Ivy anchor all discussion around five key principles of communication throughout their book:
- 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.
Providing both comprehensive and cutting-edge content about communication organized around these five themes, Beebe, Beebe, and Ivy cover all of the topics expected in a manner that will help the reader organize the extensive range of material.
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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