Communicating in Groups: Applications and Skills, 11th Edition
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Communicating in Groups provides a contemporary look at group communication while retaining the foundational research and theory that has made the text so popular. Opening cases give an immediate context to each chapter’s main theme and key principles. Helpful tables and images, boxes showcasing ethical dilemmas, and “Apply Now” scenarios help students actively create their own understanding of key chapter ideas and concepts. Current issues related to media and technology complement the information. Along with the authors' conversational style, these features make the text accessible and relatable for students, who will come away with a practical understanding of small group communication and the positive impact they can make through effective communication choices with others.
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
Part 5 (Connect Only)
CHAPTER 11: Planning, Organizing, and Presenting Small Group Oral Presentations
ONLINE APPENDIX: Techniques for Observing Problem-Solving Groups
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