Interpersonal Communication

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Emphasizes the importance of relating to others

Interpersonal Communication: Relating to Others emphasizes the importance of communication confidence in a variety of interpersonal relationships and interpersonal contexts. The text offers exceptional coverage of cultural diversity to help students understand and adapt to differences while learning how to establish common links with others.

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Overview

Emphasizes the importance of relating to others

Interpersonal Communication: Relating to Others emphasizes the importance of communication confidence in a variety of interpersonal relationships and interpersonal contexts. The text offers exceptional coverage of cultural diversity to help students understand and adapt to differences while learning how to establish common links with others.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205862733
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 2/27/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 1,161,778
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

1) Brief Table of Contents

2) Full Table of Contents

1) Brief Table of Contents

Part I: Interpersonal Communication Foundations

Chapter 1: Introduction to Interpersonal Communication

Chapter 2: Interpersonal Communication and Self

Chapter 3: Interpersonal Communication and Perception

Chapter 4: Interpersonal Communication and Diversity: Adapting to Others

Part II: Interpersonal Communication Skills

Chapter 5: Listening and Responding Skills

Chapter 6: Verbal Communication Skills

Chapter 7: Nonverbal Communication Skills

Chapter 8: Conflict Management Skills

Part III: Interpersonal Communication in Relationships

Chapter 9: Understanding Interpersonal Relationships

Chapter 10: Managing Relationship Challenges

Chapter 11: Interpersonal Relationships: Friendship and Romance

Chapter 12: Interpersonal Relationships: Family and Workplace


2) Full Table of Contents

Part I: Interpersonal Communication Foundations

Chapter 1: Introduction to Interpersonal Communication

Interpersonal Communication Defined

Interpersonal Communication’s Importance to Your Life

Interpersonal Communication and the Communication Process

Interpersonal Communication Principles

Interpersonal Communication and Technology

Interpersonal Communication Competence

Applying An Other-Orientation to Being a Competent Interpersonal Communicator

Chapter 2: Interpersonal Communication and Self

Self-Concept: Who You Think You Are

Self-Esteem: Your Self-Worth

Facework: Presenting Your Self Image To Others

How to Improve Your Self-Esteem

Self and Interpersonal Relationships

Applying An Other-Orientation to Self and Interpersonal Communication

Chapter 3: Interpersonal Communication and Perception

Understanding Interpersonal Perception

Forming Impressions of Others

Interpreting the Behavior of Others

Identifying Barriers to Accurate Interpersonal Perception

Improving Interpersonal Perception Skills

Applying An Other-Orientation to Interpersonal Perception

Chapter 4: Interpersonal Communication and Diversity: Adapting to Others

Understanding Diversity: Describing Our Differences

Understanding Culture: Dimensions of Our Mental Software

Barriers to Effective Intercultural Communication

Improving Intercultural Communication Competence

Applying An Other-Orientation to Diversity: The Platinum Rule

Part II: Interpersonal Communication Skills

Chapter 5: Listening and Responding Skills

Listening Defined

Listening Styles

Listening Barriers

Improving Your Listening Skills

Improving Your Responding Skills

Improving Your Confirmation Skills

Applying An Other-Orientation to Listening and Responding Skills

Chapter 6: Verbal Communication Skills

How Words Work

The Power of Words

How To Manage Misunderstandings

How to Use Words of Support

How to Apologize

How to Be Assertive

Applying An Other-Orientation to Enhancing Your Verbal Skills

Chapter 7: Nonverbal Communication Skills

Identifying the Importance of Nonverbal Messages

Understanding Nonverbal Communication Codes

How to Improve Your Skill in Interpreting Nonverbal Communication

How to Improve Your Skill in Expressing Nonverbal Messages

Applying An Other-Orientation to Nonverbal Communication

Chapter 8: Conflict Management Skills

Conflict Defined

Conflict Myths

Conflict Types

Conflict and Power

Conflict Management Styles

Conflict Management Skills

Applying An Other-Orientation to Conflict Management

Part I II: Interpersonal Communication in Relationships

Chapter 9: Understanding Interpersonal Relationships

Interpersonal Relationships Defined

Genesis of Interpersonal Relationships: Attraction

Stages of Interpersonal Relationship Development

Theories of Interpersonal Relationship Development

Applying An Other-Orientation to Understanding Interpersonal Relationships

Chapter 10: Managing Relationship Challenges

Relationship Challenges

The Dark Side of Interpersonal Communication and Relationships

Relationship De-Escalation and Termination

Applying An Other-Orientation to Relationship Challenges

Chapter 11: Interpersonal Relationships: Friendship and Romance

Friendship

Romantic Relationships

Interpersonal Relationship Strategies

Applying An Other-Orientation to Friends and Romantic Partners

Chapter 12: Interpersonal Relationships: Family and Workplace

Family Relationships

Workplace Relationships

Applying An Other-Orientation to Family and Workplace Relationships

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