Effective Communication for Colleges

Author: Clarice Brantley,Michele Miller

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0324374763

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

View: 4014


In a world of information overload, the newest edition of EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION FOR COLLEGES (ECC) cuts through the clutter to deliver a clear path to better communication skills. Practical and straightforward, ECC is a simply effective total communication package. The compact teaching and learning package is the perfect fit for today's busy classroom and workplace. This newest edition incorporates the time-tested Communication-by-Objectives (CBO) approach for preparing and delivering successful messages, whether the messages are written or spoken, formal or informal, paper or digital. Contemporary content is supported by abundant examples, annotated illustrations, reinforcement exercises, timely case studies, and focused grammar reviews. The 11th edition combines a text, a workbook, and an exhaustive grammar and format reference into one powerful textbook. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

English and Communication for Colleges

Author: Thomas L. Means

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0538730005

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 640

View: 8037


Better communicators get better jobs! ENGLISH AND COMMUNICATION FOR COLLEGES combines the best English and Communication principles to show you how to succeed in college and the workplace. Plus, you'll learn the material easily through team activities and case studies. And with plenty of study guides and internet resources, test time won’t be a problem either. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Effective Communication for the Technical Professions

Author: Jennifer MacLennan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780195444681


Page: 464

View: 7876


Effective Communication for the Technical Professions is a core text aimed at the first- through third-year university and college levels. Using a theoretical and practical approach, this text is a concise guide to technical communication that helps students practise critical reading and analysis skills, technical writing, as well as develop communication skills employers value. By approaching communication as a human process that requires not only clarity of purpose, but also a strong sense of audience, the text is based on the premise that an understanding of basic rhetorical theory can enhance one's practical communication skills.

Effective Communication for Academic Chairs

Author: Mark Hickson,Don W. Stacks

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791408612

Category: Education

Page: 231

View: 2290


This handbook examines the communication aspects of the management position in academia. Most academic department chairs are not trained in management skills, including communication strategies. While previous works have dealt with personnel and time management issues, this book illustrates how to communicate with faculty, students, consultation teams, and other administrators in ways that improve the workings of a department while decreasing the workload and tension that often accompany the appointment.

Effective Communication in Organisations

Author: Michael Fielding

Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

ISBN: 9780702166501

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 612

View: 4737


With a focus on outcomes-based education, this business communication manual caters to the needs of students of business communication at universities, technikons, and private colleges with updated information on writing e-mail messages and using the Internet. Adopting the premise that poor communication can cost an organization business and competitive status in the marketplace, this text focuses on refining and clarifying the products of communication within the company and with the public. Particular focus is paid to interpersonal conversation in small groups, formal meetings, and interviews; written clarity in internal business plans, e-mails, and memos; accessible materials for mass communication and public relations; and rules of basic grammar and punctuation. Examples of all mentioned tools are provided along with the theory and practice of their use.

Communicating for Managerial Effectiveness

Problems, Strategies, Solutions

Author: Phillip G. Clampitt

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412970881

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 287

View: 6153


With the help of real-world cases, this book enables students and managers alike to clearly view their own communication abilities, organizational dilemmas and challenges. New to the Fourth Edition - Greater emphasis on the "problem focused" nature of the book - Greater focus on critical thinking issues and skills - A spotlight on the range of organizations that experience the communication problems discussed in the book, and an emphasis on the similarity of communication problems across organizations - The inclusion of new research on ethics in organizations and environmental responsibility - Updated examples throughout, including updated material on how technology influences communication in organizations - A new Instructor's Resource CD-ROM that includes PowerPoint slides, test questions, and sample case studies - A new Companion Study Site that includes short video case studies and questions for each chapter to promote practical problem-solving

Effective English for Colleges

Author: Jack E. Hulbert,Michele Goulet Miller

Publisher: South-Western Pub

ISBN: 9780538724531

Category: English language

Page: 416

View: 3485


Using a proven application approach to build language skills, you may not have achieved in high school, Effective English for Colleges, 10e, thoroughly reviews, concepts, examples and application to get you quickly up to speed. This full-color, non-threatening learning tool is divided into manageable segments to help develop grammar, editing, writing and usage skills vital to successful written communication. Technology applications can be found in the book either under the Techlink sections or by visiting this website: www: communicationlink.swep.com.Look for this exciting 10 edition to be available to you by January 2001

Japanese Sentence Patterns for Effective Communication

A Self-Study Course and Reference

Author: Taeko Kamiya

Publisher: Kodansha USA Incorporated

ISBN: 9781568364209

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 311

View: 8312


An indispensable tool for acquiring basic communication skills in a limited amount of time. With Japanese Sentence Patterns for Effective Communication, even absolute beginners can learn to communicate in Japanese in a matter of days. Designed specifically for native-English speakers approaching Japanese as a second language, this book presents 142 essential Japanese sentence patterns, first by giving equivalents in English, then following with Japanese translations. Each pattern is accompanied by a concise, easy-to-follow explanation and several Japanese example sentences that demonstrate its usage. In addition, practice sections for each pattern allow the student to test his or her understanding of the material presented. Japanese Sentence Patterns for Effective Communication is organized into twelve chapters according to communicative function, including such tasks as making simple, declarative statements about people and things in the world; making comparisons; talking about events in the past, present and future; expressing desire, conjecture and intention; stating causes or reasons; making requests; asking and giving permission; and using the passive and causative-passive voices. Extensive charts at the back of the book outline the rules for inflecting and conjugating adjectives and verbs-essential to fluent communication.

Communication for Business

A Practical Approach

Author: Shirley Taylor

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780273687658

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 429

View: 2095


The fourth edition of Communications for Business is a comprehensive textbook, workbook, and reference book rolled into one. This book will help readers to develop confidence and expertise in composing effective business communications. This book will be helpful to anyone who is working or training to work in an administrative, managerial or secretarial role which demands good communication and business English skills. This book should prove useful to students wishing to take the following examinations: Pitman Qualifications English for Business Communication LCCI Examinations Board English for Business RSA Examinations Board Communication in Business