ISBN 9788132110217,Training for Organizational Transformation, Part I : For Policy-makers and Change Managers

Training for Organizational Transformation, Part I : For Policy-makers and Change Managers


Steve Duck



SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9788132110217

ISBN-10 8132110218


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 429 Pages
Language (English)

Information Technology

Written in a warm and lively style and packed with learning tools, The Basics of Communication offers an engaging look at the inseparable connection between relationships and communication. Steve Duck and David T. McMahan combine theory and application to introduce students to fundamental communication concepts. Their book also provides practical instruction on communicating interpersonally, in groups, in interviews and on making effective presentations. The authors encourage students to think critically, to link communication theory to their own experiences, and to improve their communication skills in the process. New to the Second Edition A new chapter on interviewing covers online job searching, interviewing via video/Skype, and much more Each chapter has been streamlined to further increase readability, and 42 additional tables help students better synthesize the material The book's visually dynamic art program has been updated, with 35 new photographs Three new pedagogical boxes (Contrarian Challenge, Case in Point, and College Experience) encourage student engagement with the content Key Features Comprehensive, two-chapter coverage of media and relational technology explores the use of mobile devices and social media in daily communication The book's refreshing and original approach engages students with lively, topical examples that challenge them and invigorate classroom discussion Listen in on Your Life, Make Your Case, and Strategic Communication boxes get students personally involved with the material Ancillaries.