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Communication Skills for Business and Professions

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ISBN-10: 0133486087

ISBN-13: 9780133486087

Edition: 1st 1996

Authors: Paul R. Timm, James A. Stead, Paul Pope

List price: $105.00
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Core text for introductory courses in Business Communications; also appropriate as a supplement in Managerial and Organizational Communication courses. Based on the idea that while the field of communication is constantly changing, many basic communication skills remain the same, this new text helps students master the foundational writing, speaking, and interpersonal communications skills crucial for career success. The authors' friendly writing style works hand-in-hand with a non-threatening, humorous presentation that makes the basics of communication lively and interesting. While the greatest proportion of text material is devoted to such applications as business plans and funding…    
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Book details

List price: $105.00
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/11/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 660
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

Consistency amid Change: The Future Is Today
The Need for Communication Skills: Career Builder or Career Breaker
Human and Organizational Needs: Communication, Motivation, and Success
Appropriate Language Use: The Way We Word
Proven Communication Principles: Four Pillars of Effectiveness
Media and Technology: Quantum Leaps Daily
Communication with a Diverse Audience: Cross-Cultural Realities
Planning and Managing Writing: How to Write It Right
Projecting Professionalism: Writing with Class
Writing Routine, Informative, and Goodwill Messages: Simple, Quick, and Powerful
Writing Disappointing or Unfavorable Messages: Clarity with Sensitivity
Persuasive and Sales Messages: Getting Results
Communicating about Employment: From Resume to Interview
Using Reports and Proposals: Organizing and Articulating Thoughts
Writing the Report: Getting It Down on Paper
Active Listening: The Master Key
Preparation of the Presentation: Briefings and Oral Presentations
Delivery of Oral Presentations: Conveying Your Message with Impact
The Visual Presentation of Information: Getting the Picture
Participation in Meetings and Teams: You Can't Go On Meeting Like This
Reference Tool One: A Review of Grammar, Punctuation, and Usage
Reference Tool Two: How to Organize and Format Documents
Reference Tool Three: Quick Review Checklists
Reference Tool Four: Research Techniques for Business and Professional Communication