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.
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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.
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.
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.
The authors present the fundamentals of business communication in every stage of professional life: writing résumés, preparing for interviews, securing a job, communicating with colleagues and supervisors, working on a team, and advancing into management and leadership positions. Young and Travis encourage people building careers to create an image or brand that employers will recognize as a good fit for their companies. Skills that cement an appealing brand include: proficient use of language (verbal and written), problem-solving abilities, expert use of technology and social media, enthusiasm for work and people, a moral and ethical foundation, the ability to adapt quickly to new ideas, and being a role model for others. Chapter discussions include practical advice on developing these skills. The journey to a satisfying career begins with self-assessment. Readers are prompted to analyze their communication strengths and weaknesses. The chapters offer guidance on how to reinforce strong points and to work on eliminating shortcomings. Effective communicators expand listening skills to enhance their ability to adapt verbal and nonverbal communication to the needs of clients and colleagues in a diverse, global workplace. The authors provide meaningful advice on gender communication, image management, intercultural communication, and communicating in difficult situations. Competent communication is critical to establishing good rapport and creating a positive work environment.
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. By developing a comprehensive topic coverage emphasizing the importance of business presentations, DiSanza's Business and Professional Communication gives readers a grounded framework with real business examples and fundamental skill-building. Centered on the notion that business communication can influence the interpretation of issues and events, this text provides students with practical tips, contemporary applications, and a survey of the relevant theories.
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.
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. Kory Floyd and Peter Cardon bring substantial and concrete business-world experience to bear in the text’s principles, examples, and activities and ensure that the theories, concepts, and skills most relevant to the communication discipline are fully represented and engaged. The result is a program that speaks student’s language and helps them understand and apply communication skills in their personal and professional lives. Occurring in every chapter, a feature called People First 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. Also unique to the market, this text includes a dedicated chapter focused on career communication. This encourages students to engage in networking and to consider the priorities and points of view of others as they seek employment and interact professionally.
Civility has become one of the new century's «hot-button» words. This book explores popular and commercial concerns about civility from both a theoretical and practical perspective. Background principles of communication and the history and scope of civility are examined, setting the stage for specific elaboration of recommended practices in six particular business communication contexts. Explanations and recommendations for civil communication include concrete examples from America's leading corporations as well as testimony from communication professionals currently working in business and industry.
Revised edition of the authors' Business and professional communication, 2013.