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Business Communication for Success, v. 1.0
- By: Scott McLean
- Version: 1.0
- Shared Versions: 3 what's this?
- Pub Date: March 2010
- eISBN: 978-1-4533-2742-5
- Pages: 419
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Table of Contents:
- About the Author
- Chapter 1: Effective Business Communication
- Chapter 2: Delivering Your Message
- Chapter 3: Understanding Your Audience
- Chapter 4: Effective Business Writing
- Chapter 5: Writing Preparation
- Chapter 6: Writing
- Chapter 7: Revising and Presenting Your Writing
- Chapter 8: Feedback in the Writing Process
- Chapter 9: Business Writing in Action
- Chapter 10: Developing Business Presentations
- Chapter 11: Nonverbal Delivery
- Chapter 12: Organization and Outlines
- Chapter 13: Presentations to Inform
- Chapter 14: Presentations to Persuade
- Chapter 15: Business Presentations in Action
- Chapter 16: Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Business Communication
- Chapter 17: Negative News and Crisis Communication
- Chapter 18: Intercultural and International Business Communication
- Chapter 19: Group Communication, Teamwork, and Leadership
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About This Textbook:
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This book is suited for Business Communication courses, but is also appropriate for Business English, Business Presentation, Professional Communication courses.
Scott McLean brings his authoring expertise to this new communications textbook. Scott has authored textbooks in the areas of Speech Communication, Interpersonal Communication and Public Speaking. Business Communications for Success benefits from Scott's extensive understanding of how students learn the art of effective communication.
Students are provided ample opportunity to engage with the concepts, vocabulary and models covered in the text, including role-playing exercises, journal writings, case studies, small-group activities, games, and self-assessment activities.Business Communication for Success also employs the Flat World Knowledge business model to create a fully modular text that can be customized to support a variety of courses in Business English, Business Presentation, Professional Communication, and related areas. The text is organized into four parts (which can be easily customized by you to suit your course needs): Chapters 1-3 focuses on a solid introduction to the principles of communication as applied to business. Chapters 4-8 cover the process and skills of writing for business and are capped by Chapter 9, a set of examples of business documents. Chapters 10-14 cover the process and skills of developing and delivering business presentations and are capped by Chapter 15, a set of applications for business presentation. The final chapters in the book address many of the common contexts of business communication, including intrapersonal and interpersonal communication; negative news and crisis communication; intercultural and international communication; and groups, teams, and leadership. Scott McLean's Business Communication for Success provides the range of coverage combined with real-world examples to meet course and student needs. With clear learning objectives, in-chapter and section exercises, and assessment outcomes, this text is suitable for traditional, hybrid, and online teaching environments.
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