Author: Ethan F. Becker, Jon Wortmann
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Mastering Communication at Work is based on 45 years of research and working with over half-a-million clients around the world. From leaders of countries to leaders of companies to people just starting out in their career, Becker and Wortmann teach techniques that start with the essential wisdom of Aristotle and include the best practices in today’s global organizations. The book includes interviews with leaders who reveal the inside story of the communication secrets at: The White House Doris Kearns Goodwin, presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize winning author Google Laszlo Bock, Vice President, People Operations EMI Publishing Big Jon Platt, President IBM Jeanatte Horan, Vice President of Enterprise Business Transformation Harvard Business School Tony Mayo, Director of the Leadership Initiative The New York Giants Peter John-Baptiste, Director of Public Relations Mastering Communication at Work provides clear, actionable advice you can put to use right away and simple drills to practice during your next meeting, one-on-one conversation—or even sitting at your desk. Use Mastering Communication at Work as your coach and you’ll see immediate results in yourself, your people, and your organization.
Author: Patti Lind
Publisher: First Books
Communication at Work is a collection of short reflections written to help guide individuals through challenging situations at work and at home. Drawn from decades of experience coaching physicians, leaders and staff in the health care industry, Patti Lind provides practical, down-to-earth suggestions on how to build better relationships, reduce tensions, and talk through disagreements. The book is designed to stimulate personal reflection as well as discussions within work teams.
Author: Judith Taylor
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
Modern electronic communications may have transformed office life, but there is a danger that interpersonal skills are being neglected. It is essential that everyone is confident in their ability to communicate effectively using the variety of methods available. Communication at Work discusses the skills necessary to use each method of communication in a confident, effective manner. Key topics discussed include: communication and professionalism; telephone skills; effective writing skills; face-to-face communication; e-mail etiquette. This practical guide will ensure you communicate effectively and professionally, by whatever method you choose.
Author: Steve Adubato
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Concrete tips and tools for everyone looking to improve their professional and personal relationships are provided in this collection of essays that delve into the factors that motivate people to act and respond the way that they do.
Author: Marilyn J. Davidson
Publisher: CRC Press
Written by leading researchers from four continents, this book offers a broad and contemporary assessment of the ways in which gender affects workplace communication and how this in turn influences people’s choices, training, opportunities and career development. A range of work situations are considered (including communication within the normal routine, in a crisis or under pressure, and during those occasions important for career development) and examples are sourced from a variety of contexts (including international business, leadership, service work, and computer-mediated communication). Gender and Communication at Work includes a diversity of theoretical perspectives in order to most successfully map the range of communication strategies, identities and roles which impact upon and are influenced by gender at work.
Author: Yrjo Engeström, David Middleton
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This book brings together contributions from researchers within various social science disciplines who seek to redefine the methods and topics that constitute the study of work. They investigate work activity in ways that do not reduce it to a 'psychology' of individual cognition nor to a 'sociology' of societal structures and communication. A key theme in the material is the relationship between theory and practice. This is not an abstract problem of interest merely to social scientists. Rather, it is discussed as an issue that working people address when they attempt to understand a task and communicate its demands. Mindful practices and communicative interaction are examined as situated issues at work in the reproduction of communities of practice in a variety of settings including: courts of law, computer software design, the piloting of airliners, the coordination of air traffic control, and traffic management in underground railway systems.
Author: Michael Clyne, Michael G. Clyne
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This interdisciplinary study examines the impact of cultural values on discourse.
Author: Joseph L. Chesebro
This text prepares future professionals for success in the workplace through identifying interpersonal communication skills and strategies and exploring when, how, and why to use them. Informed by academic research, professional literature, and author Joseph L. Chesebro’s own experiences, the text explores and demonstrates the skills that have facilitated Chesebro’s own students to find work and to succeed in their professional lives. Offering a very practical focus on such topics as handling conflict and giving dynamic presentations, Professional Communication at Work also covers essential interpersonal communication skills that are often not discussed, such as: Using networking when job hunting; Earning a good reputation as a new employee Using storytelling and questioning more often Developing coaching relationships with the best senior employees in our workplace, Practicing and developing new skills on our own, and Using workplace politics in a positive and constructive way to accomplish our goals. Utilizing the approach of a supportive communication coach, this text will help readers gain a variety of practical communication strategies they can apply to contribute to success in their own careers.
Author: J. Sostrin
Almost 400 years ago philosophers John Locke and David Hume implicitly defined communication as a tool for the transmission of pure ideas, stating that the ideas themselves are what matter, not the way in which they are expressed and exchanged. Now known as the transmission model, this form of communication is still the foundation for academic courses in communication theory and practice, and is embedded in most business literature and education that address subjects related to workplace communication, organization behavior and culture, leadership, and conflict resolution. But what if this accepted model of communication was incomplete? Re-Making Communication at Work argues that the transmission model of communication needs to be replaced by a new approach to communication. Sostrin challenges the status quo by exposing the most common myths that inaccurately define successful communication at work. These misperceptions are replaced by a set of core principles that deliver a clear mandate for re-making communication at work. Sostrin not only provides the theoretical foundation for this new approach, but he uses a straightforward model and exercises that demonstrate how managers, students, and consultants can powerfully improve relationships, decision-making, and collaboration with a few lines and circles.
Author: Diane Lennard
Strategic Communication at Work provides the reader with a practical approach to engaging in all types of communication—one-on-one, small group, and large group—to achieve intended results. The framework presented enables readers to make informed decisions that increase the effectiveness of their communication and enhance their credibility. Lennard presents the IMPACT Paradigm—Intending, Messaging, Presence, Attending, Connecting, and Together—in the first part of the book explaining the benefits of using a single framework for all strategic communication. The second part illustrates how to apply these principles and approach interactions with a purposeful mindset, express ideas congruently, and connect with others. The third part offers curated exercises for practicing communication skills, along with specific ways to integrate the paradigm into everyday communication interactions. The text’s clear and practical approach will appeal to graduate students of business communication, as well as instructors and professionals interested in improving their communication skills.
Author: Tony Alessandra
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
In today's competitive workplace, your ability to communicate is your most important business skill. This valuable handbook to better business communication can help you develop the skills you need to succeed. Using real-life examples, it offers practical, easy-to-use instruction in writing effective memos and reports, making memorable presentations, and leading productive meetings. It also introduces key telephone skills, shows you how to interpret body language and personal communication styles -- and teaches you the critical listening and questioning skills you need to get ahead. Whether you're a top manager trying to lead a large organization or one of the millions of people who actually get the work done, Communicating at Work can help you be more effective, get more of what you want out of work, and improve your chances for success.
Author: Baden Eunson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Communication in the Workplace is a revealing snapshot of how organisations really work. In workplaces throughout Australia and across the planet, billions of messages are sent in various forms every day, but not all of them get though. Of those that do, may are misunderstood, Communication breakdown is just as common as communication effectiveness, but it doesn't have to be that way. Become a more effective communicator by finding out how messages can be sent -- and distorted -- by differing channels, including: memos emails meetings teleconferencing instant messaging Expert communicator Baden Eunson shares insights about the informal organisation, networking, how to know when messages are being lost due to cultures of silence, silos or empires (and what to do about it), and explains how knowledge management can help you get your message across.
Author: Matthew Gilbert
Publisher: Conari Press
A communications mediator provides tips and techniques for improving business relationships while overcoming communication obstacles, addressing such topics as the influence of corporate culture, gender issues, and stress. Original. 25,000 first printing.
Author: Lani Arredondo
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Communicating Effectively shows busy managers how to combine proven techniques and strategies with the latest technologies for successful, results-directed interaction. Included are techniques for shaping positive perceptions, tips for giving instructions and corrective feedback, strategies for making your points in presentations and e-communications, and more.