Known for its wealth of practical, relevant, and up-to-date information, Communicating in Small Groups balances the principles of small group communication with real world applications. With an emphasis on real world examples, technology, and ethical collaboration, the 10th edition of Communicating in Small Groups: Principles and Practices helps students enhance their performance in groups and teams, while giving them insight in to why group and team members communicate as they do.
Now in its seventh edition, this book provides readers with a careful balance of theory, applications, and skills. This new edition includes expanded coverage of teams and teamwork, ethical collaboration, using technology in groups and teams, as well practical tools, techniques and principles to enhance problem-solving and decision-making. Expanded coverage of critical thinking methods that include the latest research findings. The authors have provided enhanced coverage and examples of business applications, ethics, as well as more significant coverage of leadership and meetings. Research and technology, including group and team deliberation and Internet research, give the reader the most current information available for these evolving topics. A text-specific website, http://awlonline.com/beebe supports the text with activities, links, and other aids related to small group communication, as well as an online Study Guide. Anyone interested in small group communication issues
With its reviewer and student-praised narrative approach, Rothwell’s IN MIXED COMPANY offers students a combination of theory and application, which enables them to apply small group communication concepts not only in class but also in their own lives. The text follows the central unifying theme of cooperation, and the communication competence model continues to guide discussions of key small group concepts and processes. The inclusion of systems theory remains a key theoretical component of the text, and the unique focus on power in groups continues to be addressed throughout the text. To encourage critical thinking, the seventh edition not only has captions to accompany photos and illustrations but also offers interactive quizzes related to the visuals. The text’s approach, clear theoretical foundation, and applied nature are what make IN MIXED COMPANY a market leader for the small group communication course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
REVEL™ for Communicating in Small Groups: Principles and Practices balances the principles of small group communication with real-world applications. With an emphasis on practical examples, technology, and ethical collaboration, REVEL for Communicating in Small Groups helps readers enhance their performance in groups and teams, while giving them insight into why group and team members communicate as they do. REVEL is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL offers an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. Enlivening course content with media interactives and assessments, REVEL empowers educators to increase engagement with the course, and to better connect with students. NOTE: REVEL is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone REVEL access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use REVEL.
Thoroughly updated, this book provides students with the principles and practical applications needed to work effectively in small groups both in and out of the classroom. The text emphasizes critical thinking.
This detailed Instructor's Manual and Test Bank contains learning objectives for each chapter, chapter outlines, discussion questions, and skills development activities to illustrate the concepts, principles, and skills of human communication. In addition, the Test Bank portion of the manual contains numerous multiple choice, true/false, fill-in-the-blank, and essay questions. Each question's difficulty is rated on a scale of 1 to 3, making question selection easy. Answers for each question are given along with the page number where they can be found within the book.
Featuring a student-friendly narrative approach, market-leading IN MIXED COMPANY: COMMUNICATING IN SMALL GROUPS, 9th Edition combines solid theory, real-world examples, interactive applications, and the latest research on small group communication. Following the central unifying theme of cooperation, the text uses the communication competence model to guide discussions of key small group concepts and processes. It includes systems theory as a key theoretical component and continues its unique emphasis on the role of power in small group communication. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Ninth Edition integrates business-oriented and workplace examples, surveys, and studies throughout. Doubling the coverage of group roles, the text includes expanded discussions of the types of informal group roles as well as comprehensive explanations of task, maintenance, and disruptive roles. Discussion of technology and its influence on small group communication also has been expanded. In addition, new interactive activities and exercises help students put what they learn into practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
In Mixed Company combines theory, applications, and current research on small group communication in a conversational and engaging style. The communication competence model and principles of cooperation guide discussions of key small group concepts and processes throughout the text.