Designed to equip students with the skills for effective business communication, Communicating for Results offers practical, classroom-tested instruction not just in grammar but in the rhetorical techniques and persuasive strategies that students need to become effective writers and speakers. Supplemented with abundant group and individual activities to reinforce key principles and help students hone their skills, this invaluable text will teach students to communicate with confidence.
In today's fast-paced, multi-tasking work environments, successful communication means more than getting the message across: it means getting noticed and getting results. Communicating for Results: A Canadian Student's Guide offers practical, classroom-tested instruction not only in grammar but in the rhetorical techniques and persuasive strategies that students need to become effective writers and speakers. Its hands-on, skills-based approach uses models, organizational plans, workshops, discussion forums, quick-reference guides, and checklists to simplify the writing process while banishing writer's block and easing fears about public speaking. Designed to make effective communication achievable in even the most demanding workplace environment, Communicating for Results is equally suitable for classroom use and personal desktop reference.
This book covers interpersonal, interviewing and small group communication skills as well as informative and persuasive presentations. Hamilton draws on case studies and research from both management and communication literature to develop ideas, concepts and techniques in the book.
This best-selling text will show you the basic concepts and techniques you need to successfully communicate in today’s business world, regardless of your current level of business experience. Covering every aspect of the communication process, COMMUNICATING FOR RESULTS: A GUIDE FOR BUSINESS AND THE PROFESSIONS, Tenth Edition, will give you a competitive edge in any business situation--from the initial interview to making skilled presentations (complete with professional visual aids) to assuming a leadership role. In addition, you’ll find online video clips of common professional scenarios paired with the concepts from the text give you a realistic glimpse into the business world. COMMUNICATING FOR RESULTS: A GUIDE FOR BUSINESS AND THE PROFESSIONS, Tenth Edition, is your opportunity to see how theory translates into practical action--and how that knowledge will help you improve your chance of career success! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Communicating for Results: A Canadian Student's Guide is an indigenous, core text designed to serve students studying business and professional communications at both the university and college levels. It employs a hands-on, skills-based approach to teach students to communicate with confidence and results in today's demanding workplace. This updated second edition includes a new appendix on social media and networking as well as updated links in the chapter-end Workshops and Discussion Forums, Writing Improvement Exercises, and Online Activities sections.
Drawing on research and practical experience, James L. Garnett offers public managers a new, more systematic and strategic approach to communicating with superiors, colleagues, and citizens; presents guidelines for effective communication; and furnishes practical tools for using this new approach.
Communicating for Success, 2nd edition, focuses student learning on the key communication competencies recommended by the National Communication Association. With a vibrant and engaging design, this introductory volume is packed with applied examples, features, and exercises; the text and accompanying Web content offer practical scenarios, key terms, discussion questions, sample activities, learning objectives, and more. A concentrated focus on the influence of communication on careers in business, education, and healthcare is highlighted near the end of each chapter and takes lessons beyond the classroom. This new edition features broader discussion of communication’s relation to social media and technology, culture, gender, and ethics.