Professional success requires excellent communication skills. Organized around the transition from student to professional life, Business and Professional Communication, Third Edition gives readers the tools they need to move from interview candidate to team member to leader. Kelly M. Quintanilla and Shawn T. Wahl help students understand the role communication plays when successfully handling situations like job interviewing, providing feedback to supervisors, and working in teams. The fully updated Third Edition includes expanded coverage of making competent choices in new communication channels, increased emphasis on skill building for business writing and presentations, and the effective use of visual aids.
Gain the knowledge and skills you need to move from interview candidate, to team member, to leader with this fully updated Fourth Edition of Business and Professional Communication by Kelly M. Quintanilla and Shawn T. Wahl. Accessible coverage of new communication technology and social media prepares you to communicate effectively in real world settings. With an emphasis on building skills for business writing and professional presentations, this text empowers you to successfully handle important work-related activities, including job interviewing, working in team, strategically utilizing visual aids, and providing feedback to supervisors. New to the Fourth Edition: A New “Introduction for Students” introduces the KEYS process to you and explains the benefits of studying business and professional communication. Updated chapter opening vignettes introduce you to each chapter with a contemporary example drawn from the real world, including a discussion about what makes the employee-rated top five companies to work for so popular, new strategies to update PR and marketing methods to help stories stand out, Oprah Winfrey’s 2018 Golden Globe speech that reverberated throughout the #metoo movement, Simon Sinek’s “How Great Leaders Inspire Action” TED talk, and the keys to Southwest Airlines’ success. An updated photo program shows diverse groups of people in workplace settings and provides current visual examples to accompany updated vignettes and scholarship in the chapter narrative.
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 2nd edition, Business & Professional Communication focuseson the core concepts and skills of business and professional communication, with an emphasis on leadership for today’s global workplace. This comprehensive textis organized around five fundamental principles of communication, providing a useful pedagogical framework for the reader. These principles are applied to a variety of business and professional contexts, including workplace relationships, interviewing, group and team work and giving presentations.
Students preparing to succeed in today's workplace require solid training in communication skills and principles, as well as experience applying them in realistic professional contexts. In Business and Professional Communication, Kory Floyd and Peter Cardon incorporate substantial business-world experience throughout the text's principles, examples and activities. They ensure that the theories, concepts, and skills most relevant to the communication discipline are fully represented. The result is a program that helps students understand and apply communication skills in both their personal and professional lives. The 'People First' feature presents students with realistic scenarios that are sensitive, discomforting, or tricky to manage. It then teaches students how to navigate those situations effectively. This gives students concrete skills for preserving relationships with others as they encounter these difficult conversations. Unique to the market, this text includes a dedicated chapter focused on perspective-taking: covering the processes of person-perception; common perceptual errors; the self-serving bias and the fundamental attribution error; the self-concept; and the processes of image management. This equips students to understand and pay attention to the perspectives of others. Business and Professional Communication also includes a dedicated chapter focused on career communication, encouraging students to engage in networking and to consider the priorities and points of view of others as they seek employment and begin to interact professionally.
For courses in Business and Professional Communication Real business examples and fundamental skill building Business and Professional Communication places a strong emphasis on presentations in business settings to better prepare students for the realities of daily career life. Jim DiSanza and Nancy Legge's comprehensive topic coverage offers clear guidance for all communication practices in businesses and organizations. Centered on the notion that business communication can influence the interpretation of issues and events, the Sixth Edition provides students with practical tips, contemporary applications, and a survey of the relevant contexts for business and professional communication. NOTE: This ISBN is for a Pearson Books a la Carte edition: a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf text. In addition to the flexibility offered by this format, Books a la Carte editions offer students great value, as they cost significantly less than a bound textbook.
Dynamics of Business and Professional Communication supports more interactive and engaging pedagogies that students find motivating and enlightening. Our online teaching videos demonstrate how to engage students in face-to-face classes through a combination of lectures, discussion, and collaboratively preparing to write the case assignment. --publisher website.
What communication skills are essential in today’s global economy? BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION IN THE GLOBAL WORKPLACE, Third Edition, provides a strong theoretical foundation of organizational communication for the business and professional communication course. Featuring coverage of the most up-to-date skill set available, the book considers the rapid changes in professional communication due to the global economy, advances in information technology, and an increasingly diverse workforce. The authors’ engaging narrative style, the unique CCCD model (Choosing, Creating, Coordinating, and Delivering) for building presentation competencies, and an integrated companion website combine to provide today’s definitive resource on professional communications. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION IN A DIGITAL AGE, First Edition, is a comprehensive instructional package designed to build students’ business and professional communication competence. The interactive, multimedia nature of this text emphasizes traditional and contemporary topics germane to business and professional contexts. The engaging online modules that accompany this text create an interactive, media-enhanced experience in the classroom, allowing students to develop an in-depth understanding of business and professional communication in the 21st century. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The present book endeavours to help students involved in business and enterprises to enhance their communication skill. It covers syllabi of BBA and MBA courses. Salient features: * Extensive research in vocabulary-enabling the students to enhance and enrich their communication skills (both oral and written). * Guidance for writing business correspondence * Power point presentation. * A large number of exercises, work sheets, answers and clues. The book will be useful not only for BBA & MBA students but also for those who want to have a first-hand knowledge of business and professional communication