Interpersonal Communication, 2nd Edition, Kory Floyd

Interpersonal Communication, 2nd Edition

Kory Floyd’s approach to interpersonal communication stems from his research on the positive impact of communication on our health and well-being. Interpersonal Communication, 2e demonstrates how effective interpersonal communication can make students’ lives better. With careful consideration given to the impact of computer-mediated communication, the program reflects the rapid changes of the modern world in which today’s students live and interact. The program also helps students understand and build interpersonal skills and choices for their academic, personal, and professional lives. Continue reading

Communicating at Work: Strategies for Success in Business and the Professions, 11th Edition, Ronald Adler

Communicating at Work Strategies for Success in Business and the Professions, 11th Edition

The 11th edition of Communicating at Work enhances the strategic approach, real-world practicality, and reader-friendly voice that have made this text the market leader for three decades. On every page, students learn how to communicate in ways that enhance their own career success and help their organization operate effectively. Continue reading

Design For How People Learn (Voices That Matter), 1st Edition, Julie Dirksen

Design For How People Learn (Voices That Matter), 1st Edition

Products, technologies, and workplaces change so quickly today that everyone is continually learning. Many of us are also teaching, even when it’s not in our job descriptions. Whether it’s giving a presentation, writing documentation, or creating a website or blog, we need and want to share our knowledge with other people. But if you’ve ever fallen asleep over a boring textbook, or fast-forwarded through a tedious e-learning exercise, you know that creating a great learning experience is harder than it seems. Continue reading

Essentials of Business Communication, 9th Edition, Mary Ellen Guffey

Essentials of Business Communication, 9th Edition

ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATION, 9TH EDITION presents a streamlined approach to business communication that includes unparalleled resources and author support. ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATION provides a four-in-one learning package: authoritative text, practical workbook, self-teaching grammar/mechanics handbook, and premium Web site. Especially effective for those with outdated or inadequate language skills, the Ninth Edition offers extraordinary print and digital exercises to help students build confidence as they review grammar, punctuation, and writing guidelines. Textbook chapters teach basic writing skills and then apply these skills to a variety of e-mails, memos, letters, reports, and resumes. Realistic model documents and structured writing assignments help build lasting workplace skills. The Ninth Edition of this award-winning text features increased coverage of electronic messages and digital media, redesigned and updated model documents to introduce the latest business communication practices, and extensively updated exercises and activities. Innovative technology resources including Aplia, Write Experience, CengageNOW, and a premium Web site, make teaching and learning business communication easier and more enjoyable. Continue reading

The Systems Thinking Playbook: Exercises to Stretch and Build Learning and Systems Thinking Capabilities, 1st Edition, Linda Booth Sweeney Ed.D., Dennis Meadows

The Systems Thinking Playbook Exercises to Stretch and Build Learning and Systems Thinking Capabilities, 1st Edition

This book has become a favorite of K–12 teachers, university faculty, and corporate consultants. It provides short gaming exercises that illustrate the subtleties of systems thinking. The companion DVD shows the authors introducing and running each of the thirty games. Continue reading