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Communicating in Groups: Applications and Skills

Communicating in Groups: Applications and Skills

11th Edition
By Katherine Adams and Gloria Galanes
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ISBN13: 9781260253894
Copyright: 2021
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Communicating in Groups: Applications and Skills, 11e

Part 1 Introducing the Small Group

CHAPTER 1: Small Groups as the Heart of Society
CHAPTER 2: Groups as Open Systems

Part 2 Foundations of Small Group Communicating

CHAPTER 3: Communication Principles for Group Members
CHAPTER 4: Using Verbal and Nonverbal Messages in a Group

Part 3 From Individuals to Group

CHAPTER 5: Becoming a Group
CHAPTER 6: Diversity in the Small Group

Part 4 Improving Central Group Throughout Processes

CHAPTER 7: Creative and Critical Thinking in the Small Group
CHAPTER 8: Group Problem-Solving Procedures
CHAPTER 9: Managing Small Group Conflict Productively
CHAPTER 10: Applying Leadership Principles

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CHAPTER 11: Planning, Organizing, and Presenting Small Group Oral Presentations
ONLINE APPENDIX: Techniques for Observing Problem-Solving Groups



About the Author

Katherine Adams

Katherine L. Adams is Professor of Speech Communication at California State University, Fresno, where she received a Meritorious Promise and Performance award in 1989. She has served as their Graduate Coordinator since 1989. She received her Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Utah under the direction of B. Aubrey Fisher. She has authored four instructor’s manuals in interpersonal and small group communication and most recently, this group communication book with Gloria Galanes. She has published articles in the areas of conversational analysis and interpersonal communication. Currently she is an associate editor for Communication Reports and The Western Journal of Communication. She participates, at all levels, in the Western States Communication Association and Speech Communication Association and teaches in the areas of interpersonal communication, communication theory, small group communication, and research methods.

Gloria Galanes

Gloria J. Galanes is Associate Professor of Communication and Mass Media at Missouri State University and has received the University’s Faculty Excellence in Teaching and the Outstanding Graduate Faculty Member awards.

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