Writing that Works

  • Filename: writing-that-works.
  • ISBN: 9781457637353
  • Release Date: 2013-02-01
  • Number of pages: 752
  • Author: Walter E. Oliu
  • Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education



Combining clear advice on the writing process and countless model documents from real workplace settings, Writing That Works sets the standard for professional writing books today. More than ever, this eleventh edition reflects the role of technology in the office and the classroom, addressing the most current types of business documents online and in print, providing informative guidelines on selecting the appropriate medium for your document, communication, or presentation, and offering new advice on landing and keeping a job in today's economy. An integrated student site works with the text to offer additional resources and models reflecting the authors' trademark clarity.

Communicating at Work

  • Filename: communicating-at-work.
  • ISBN: 0071318461
  • Release Date: 2012-10-01
  • Number of pages: 462
  • Author: Adler
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Europe



The 11th edition of Communicating at Work enhances the strategic approach, real-world practicality, and reader-friendly voice that have made this text the market leader for three decades. On every page, students learn how to communicate in ways that enhance their own career success and help their organization operate effectively. This edition retains the hallmark features that have been praised by faculty and students--a strong emphasis on ethical communication and cultural diversity, discussions of evolving communication technologies, and self-assessment tools--while incorporating important updates and ground-breaking digital teaching and learning tools to help students better connect to the course material and apply it to real world business situations.

Excellence in Business Communication Global edition

  • Filename: excellence-in-business-communication-global-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781292156668
  • Release Date: 2016-03-10
  • Number of pages: 672
  • Author: John V. Thill
  • Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed



For undergraduate courses in business communication. Develops Business Students’ Professional Communication Skills Following in the wake of the digital revolution and the advent of social media, business communication has been hit by yet another revolutionary change: the rise of mobile communication. In this Twelfth Edition of Boveé and Thill’s Excellence in Business Communication, the most significant and recent technology-related changes affecting the business world are thoroughly discussed. Not to be forgotten, the text continues to emphasize fundamental skills and principles, including the importance of writing, listening, presenting, and other components of business communication. Featuring practical advice, time-tested processes, and real-world examples, Excellence in Business Communication is the premier text for honing and developing business students’ essential communication skills. MyBCommLab® not included. Students, if MyBCommLab is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MyBCommLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. MyBCommLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to personalize learning and improve results. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.

Gendered Lives

  • Filename: gendered-lives.
  • ISBN: 9781305280274
  • Release Date: 2016-01-01
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Author: Julia Wood
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



Written by leading gender communication scholars Julia T. Wood and Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz, GENDERED LIVES: COMMUNICATION, GENDER, & CULTURE, 12E provides the latest theories, research, and pragmatic information to help readers think critically about gender and society. The book demonstrates the multiple and often interactive ways a person’s views of masculinity and femininity are shaped within contemporary culture. It offers balanced coverage of different sexes, genders, and sexual orientations. In addition, the 12th Edition includes expanded coverage of gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgender people as well as new discussions of work-life balance, transgender issues on campus, bullying in school, gender and health, and reproductive violence. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Interpersonal Communication

  • Filename: interpersonal-communication.
  • ISBN: 9781483322049
  • Release Date: 2013-01-04
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Author: Teri Kwal Gamble
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications



Written in a conversational style for students living in today's world of ever-evolving media and new technology, this hands-on skills guide by Teri Kwal Gamble and Michael W. Gamble puts students at the center of interpersonal communication. To help them become better, more successful communicators, married author team Teri Kwal Gamble and Michael Gamble shed new light on the dynamics of students' everyday interactions and relationships, and give students the tools they need to develop and cultivate effective communication skills. Using an applied, case-study approach that draws from popular culture and students' own experiences, Gamble and Gamble go beyond skill building by encouraging readers to critically reflect on their own communication patterns and actively apply relevant theory to develop and maintain healthy relationships with family, friends, romantic partners, and co-workers. Designed to promote self-reflection and develop students' interpersonal communication skills, each chapter of this engaging text examines how media, technology, gender, and culture affect the dynamics of relationships and self-expression.

Business Data Communications and Networking

  • Filename: business-data-communications-and-networking.
  • ISBN: 9780470055755
  • Release Date: 2009-01-09
  • Number of pages: 608
  • Author: Jerry FitzGerald
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Over the past few years, many fundamental changes have occurred in data communications and networking that will shape the future for decades to come. Updated with the latest advances in the field, Jerry FitzGerald and Alan Dennis' 10th Edition of Business Data Communications and Networking continues to provide the fundamental concepts and cutting-edge coverage applications that students need to succeed in this fast-moving field. Authors FitzGerald and Dennis have developed a foundation and balanced presentation from which new technologies and applications can be easily understood, evaluated, and compared.

Technical Communication

  • Filename: technical-communication.
  • ISBN: 1457673371
  • Release Date: 2014-12-29
  • Number of pages: 768
  • Author: Mike Markel
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's



Instructors know that Mike Markel’s Technical Communication will prepare their students for any workplace writing situation. No other text offers such a comprehensive introduction to the field while still delivering practical, effective support for students at every level. The eleventh edition has been thoroughly revised to reframe the work of technical communicators in the context of today’s highly collaborative, rapidly evolving digital practices. Fresh, social-media driven sample documents and coverage of the latest tools and technologies ensure that students work with the kinds of processes and products they’ll encounter on the job. The text is now accompanied and enhanced by LaunchPad for Technical Communication, an online course space with an interactive e-book, multimedia sample documents for analysis, tutorials on digital writing tools, a new test bank, Learning Curve adaptive quizzes that give students more ways to master the material, and much more. Get all our great course-specific materials in one fully customizable space online; then assign and mix our resources with yours.

Successful Writing at Work

  • Filename: successful-writing-at-work.
  • ISBN: 9781305888555
  • Release Date: 2016-01-01
  • Number of pages: 752
  • Author: Philip C. Kolin
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



SUCCESSFUL WRITING AT WORK, 11th Edition, features an abundance of real-world examples and problems, an accessible writing style, and detailed guidelines for planning, drafting, revising, editing, formatting, and producing professional documents and graphics in the global workplace. Students are presented with topics in four logically sequenced sections, beginning with a discussion of the writing process and collaboration, followed by material on basic business communications (including e-communications and social media), letters, and resumes; conducting research and documenting sources; and more advanced tasks such as preparing visuals, websites, instructions, procedures, proposals, short and long reports, and presentations. With each new writing assignment, students learn to become effective problem solvers, to work effectively as members of a collaborative team, to understand their global audience, and to select the best communication technologies to accomplish their goals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Media of Mass Communication

  • Filename: media-of-mass-communication.
  • ISBN: 9780205861873
  • Release Date: 2012-06-20
  • Number of pages: 504
  • Author: John Vivian
  • Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed



This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Updated in its eleventh edition, The Media of Mass Communication engages readers in the pursuit of greater media literacy and provides accessible insight into the important issues that confront students as consumers and purveyors of mass media. Through exceptional coverage of contemporary media issues and trends, including the on-going transformations in mass media, this text balances the principles and foundations of media literacy with lively examples, streamlined coverage, and a robust media package.

Understanding Human Communication

  • Filename: understanding-human-communication.
  • ISBN: 0195336127
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 403
  • Author: Ronald Brian Adler
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA



Provides a student textbook covering basic communication concepts including perception, language, listening, and nonverbal communication. Includes sections on interpersonal communication, small group communication, and public address. Features examples from popular films and television shows, updated coverage of culture and technology, case studies, sample speeches, and interview help.

The Business Writer s Handbook

  • Filename: the-business-writer-s-handbook.
  • ISBN: 9780312679439
  • Release Date: 2011-10-21
  • Number of pages: 656
  • Author: Gerald J. Alred
  • Publisher: Macmillan



A guide to business writing covers grammar, usage, and style, and provides instructions on following the writing process.

The Public Speaking Playbook

  • Filename: the-public-speaking-playbook.
  • ISBN: 9781483378824
  • Release Date: 2015-01-23
  • Number of pages: 616
  • Author: Teri Kwal Gamble
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications



Learn to speak in public without breaking a sweat! The Public Speaking Playbook coaches students to prepare, practice, and present their public speeches to their highest level. With a focus on actively building skills, Authors Teri Kwal Gamble and Michael W. Gamble train students in the fundamentals of the public speaking process using frequent interactive exercises that allow students to practice—and improve—their public speaking. Students want to put their skills into practice quickly, so the Playbook gives them the essentials in brief learning modules that focus on skill-building through independent and collaborative learning activities. As students master their skills, they are also encouraged to think critically about what it means to “play fair” in your public speaking—with a focus on diversity, ethics, and civic engagement.

The Architect in Practice

  • Filename: the-architect-in-practice.
  • ISBN: 9781405198523
  • Release Date: 2010-07-13
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Author: David Chappell
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



The Architect in Practice was first published in 1952. Originally written by a quantity surveyor and an architect it has remained, through its nine editions, a leading textbook used in the education of architects world-wide. While the format of the book has developed, the message and philosophy remains the same as the original: to provide the student of architecture and the young practitioner with a readable guide to the profession, outlining an architect's duties to client and contractor, the key aspects of running a building contract, and the essentials of management, finance and drawing office procedure. The tenth edition follows in that tradition. The authors, still an architect and a quantity surveyor, have brought the text fully up to date. Major revisions in this edition include: Revised sections on Planning and the Building Regulations Changes to the education of architects in the UK have been detailed Discussion of the new ARB Architects Code: Standards of Professional Conduct and Practice which came into force in January 2010 The commentary on the RIBA Standard Form for the Appointment of an Architect 1999 (SFA/99) has been updated The latest RIBA Standard Agreement 2010 (S-10-A) is now discussed All references to JCT contracts have been updated to refer to the latest revisions of the 2005 suite of contracts Now also includes reference to education, registration and CPD requirements of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland The tenth edition of The Architect in Practice will continue to provide the guidance and advice all students and practising architects need in the course of their studies and in their profession.

The Interpersonal Communication Book Global Edition

  • Filename: the-interpersonal-communication-book-global-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781292100050
  • Release Date: 2015-06-01
  • Number of pages: 428
  • Author: Joseph A. DeVito
  • Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed



Choices Behind Human Communication The Interpersonal Communication Book approaches the subject of communication through integrative theory, research, and hands-on methods. A threefold approach identifies important communicative concepts: choices in interpersonal situations, the theories and research that support these choices, and the communication skills necessary to effectively use these theories. The text allows students to examine the question of how, when, and through which channels they should communicate in different contexts. The Fourteenth Edition provides the newest insights and research in person-to-person interaction, making for an up-to-date source for communication study. New features and chapter-by-chapter updates make Interpersonal Communication the most comprehensive, relevant source on the topic.

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