Interpersonal Communication: Relating to Others / Edition 6

Interpersonal Communication: Relating to Others / Edition 6

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by Steven A. Beebe, Susan J. Beebe, Mark V. Redmond
     
 

Recognized for its focus on being “other-oriented” - a focal point that highlights the importance interpersonal interactions - Interpersonal Communication: Relating to Others enhances communication competence in a variety of interpersonal relationships and interpersonal contexts. This sixth edition emphasizes the expanding role ofSee more details below

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Recognized for its focus on being “other-oriented” - a focal point that highlights the importance interpersonal interactions - Interpersonal Communication: Relating to Others enhances communication competence in a variety of interpersonal relationships and interpersonal contexts. This sixth edition emphasizes the expanding role of technology in interpersonal communication and the implication of its use in our daily relationships and communication with others. Relating to Others also offers exceptional coverage of cultural diversity, to help readers understand and adapt to these differences while learning how to establish common links with other individuals enabling them to build and strengthen relationships in their everyday lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205674534
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/29/2010
Series:
MyCommunicationLab Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
520,276
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

How to Use this Book
Pt. IBuilding Foundations of Interpersonal Communication3
Ch. 1Introduction to Interpersonal Communication4
Ch. 2Communication and Self34
Ch. 3Interpersonal Communication and Perception70
Pt. IILearning Interpersonal Communication Skills97
Ch. 4Listening and Responding98
Ch. 5Communicating Nonverbally132
Ch. 6Communicating Verbally166
Pt. IIIUnderstanding Interpersonal Relationships203
Ch. 7Dimensions and Principles of Interpersonal Relationships204
Ch. 8Initiating and Establishing Relationships228
Ch. 9Escalating, Maintaining, and Terminating Relationships258
Pt. IVBridging Differences in Interpersonal Relationships293
Ch. 10Managing Cconflict in Interpersonal Relationships294
Ch. 11Interpersonal Communication and Cultural Diversity338
Pt. VDeveloping Relationships with Family, Friends, Lovers, and Colleagues373
Ch. 12Relating to Family374
Ch. 13Relating to Friends410
Ch. 14Relating to Colleagues444
Notes489
Index500

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