Category Archives: Human Resources

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

The Handbook of Organizational Culture and Climate, 2nd Edition, Neal M. Ashkanasy

The Handbook of Organizational Culture and Climate, 2nd Edition

In The Handbook of Organizational Culture and Climate: Second Edition, a team of leading international scholars presents the state-of-the-art in the field, ten years after the publication of the award-winning First Edition. Following the Preface by Edgar Schein, 33 entirely new chapters document the development and maturing of ideas canvassed in the First Edition, and also offer exciting new perspectives on organizational culture and climate. Continue reading

Accelerating Health Care Transformation with Lean and Innovation: The Virginia Mason Experience, 1st Edition, Paul E. Plsek

Accelerating Health Care Transformation with Lean and Innovation The Virginia Mason Experience, 1st Edition

Virginia Mason Medical Center (VMMC) was one of the first health care organizations to implement Lean and its methodologies. Other organizations have followed VMMC’s lead, but this world class organization still leads in the utilization of innovative Lean tools. Continue reading