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In the Company of Others: An Introduction to Communication / Edition 1

In the Company of Others: An Introduction to Communication / Edition 1

by J. Dan Rothwell


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A survey text designed to provide an overview of the field of human communication, In the Company of Others covers the major communication issues discussed in an introduction to communication course.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781559347389
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 01/28/2000
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 536
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

J. Dan Rothwell is Professor of Communication at Cabrillo College.

Table of Contents

1. Communication Competence
Importance of Communication
Sharper Focus: The Story of Genie
Communication Myths
Communication Defined
Communication Competence Model
Competition and Cooperation
Sharper Focus: The Case of Amy Van Dyken
Focus on Controversy: Ethics and Hypercompetitiveness
2. Perception of Self and Others
The Perceptual Process
Sharper Focus: Beauty or the Beast
Focus on Controversy: Tannen's Viewpoint Criticized
Perception of Self
Focus on Controversy: Self-Esteem: More Is Not Always Better
Perception of Others
Sharper Focus: Attributions and Relationships
Sharper Focus: Stereotyping Asian Students
Strategies for Communication Competence
3. Intercultural Communication
Cultural Value Differences
Focus on Controversy: Culture and Competition
Sharper Focus: Teaching South Koreans to Smile
Sharper Focus: The Falsetto Voice of Japanese Women
Focus on Controversy: Critique of Hofstede's Cultural Dimension
(and more...)

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