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Communicating for a Change

Communicating for a Change Book
Author : Andy Stanley,Lane Jones
Publisher : Multnomah
Release : 2008-08-19
ISBN : 1601422148
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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When You Talk, Are People Changed? Whether you speak from the pulpit, podium, or the front of a classroom, you don’t need much more than blank stares and faraway looks to tell you you’re not connecting. Take heart before your audience takes leave! You can convey your message in the powerful, life-changing way it deserves to be told. An insightful, entertaining parable that’s an excellent guide for any speaker, Communicating for a Change takes a simple approach to delivering effectively. Join Pastor Ray as he discovers that the secrets to successful speaking are parallel to the lessons a trucker learns on the road. By knowing your destination before you leave (identifying the one basic premise of your message), using your blinkers (making transitions obvious), and implementing five other practical points, you’ll drive your message home every time! “Long ago, in a galaxy far, far away…” “Once upon a time…” “In the beginning…” Great stories capture and hold an audience’s attention from start to finish. Why should it be any different when you stand up to speak? In Communicating for a Change, Andy Stanley and Lane Jones offer a unique strategy for communicators seeking to deliver captivating and practical messages. In this highly creative presentation, the authors unpack seven concepts that will empower you to engage and impact your audience in a way that leaves them wanting more. “Whether you are a senior pastor with weekly teaching responsibilities or a student pastor who has bern charged with engaging the hearts and minds of high school students, this book is a must-read.” -Bill Hybels, Senior pastor, Willow Creak Community Church “A very practical resource for every biblical communicator who wants to go from good to great.” -Ed Young, Senior pastor, Fellowship Church, Grapevine, Texas “To communicate effectively, you have to connect. Andy has been connecting with people for years, and now he’s sharing his insights with the rest of us.” -Jeff Foxworthy, Comedian Story Behind the Book Andy Stanley and Lane Jones are on staff at one of America ’s largest churches, North Point Community. Leaders of thousands of people, they regularly speak in front of large groups. They also listen to numerous speakers and know the disastrous effects of a poorly delivered message. This book is the result of their efforts to make public speaking—one of the most common fear-inducing activities known to mankind—simple, easy, and even enjoyable, so that God’s messages will readily produce the life-changing results they should.

Communicating for a Change

Communicating for a Change Book
Author : Andy Stanley,Lane Jones
Publisher : Multnomah
Release : 2006-06-01
ISBN : 1590525140
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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When You Talk, Are People Changed? Whether you speak from the pulpit, podium, or the front of a classroom, you don’t need much more than blank stares and faraway looks to tell you you’re not connecting. Take heart before your audience takes leave! You can convey your message in the powerful, life-changing way it deserves to be told. An insightful, entertaining parable that’s an excellent guide for any speaker, Communicating for a Change takes a simple approach to delivering effectively. Join Pastor Ray as he discovers that the secrets to successful speaking are parallel to the lessons a trucker learns on the road. By knowing your destination before you leave (identifying the one basic premise of your message), using your blinkers (making transitions obvious), and implementing five other practical points, you’ll drive your message home every time! “Long ago, in a galaxy far, far away…” “Once upon a time…” “In the beginning…” Great stories capture and hold an audience’s attention from start to finish. Why should it be any different when you stand up to speak? In Communicating for a Change, Andy Stanley and Lane Jones offer a unique strategy for communicators seeking to deliver captivating and practical messages. In this highly creative presentation, the authors unpack seven concepts that will empower you to engage and impact your audience in a way that leaves them wanting more. “Whether you are a senior pastor with weekly teaching responsibilities or a student pastor who has bern charged with engaging the hearts and minds of high school students, this book is a must-read.” -Bill Hybels, Senior pastor, Willow Creak Community Church “A very practical resource for every biblical communicator who wants to go from good to great.” -Ed Young, Senior pastor, Fellowship Church, Grapevine, Texas “To communicate effectively, you have to connect. Andy has been connecting with people for years, and now he’s sharing his insights with the rest of us.” -Jeff Foxworthy, Comedian Story Behind the Book Andy Stanley and Lane Jones are on staff at one of America ’s largest churches, North Point Community. Leaders of thousands of people, they regularly speak in front of large groups. They also listen to numerous speakers and know the disastrous effects of a poorly delivered message. This book is the result of their efforts to make public speaking—one of the most common fear-inducing activities known to mankind—simple, easy, and even enjoyable, so that God’s messages will readily produce the life-changing results they should.

Communicating Change Winning Employee Support for New Business Goals

Communicating Change  Winning Employee Support for New Business Goals Book
Author : T. J. Larkin,Sandar Larkin
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 1994-01-22
ISBN : 9780070364523
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Offers prescriptions for effecting successful change centered around three guiding principles: conveying the message through supervisors; communicating face-to-face; and, making the changes relevant to each work area

Communicating Climate Change

Communicating Climate Change Book
Author : Anne K. Armstrong,Marianne E. Krasny,Jonathon P. Schuldt
Publisher : Comstock Publishing Associates
Release : 2018-11-15
ISBN : 1501730800
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Environmental educators face a formidable challenge when they approach climate change due to the complexity of the science and of the political and cultural contexts in which people live. There is a clear consensus among climate scientists that climate change is already occurring as a result of human activities, but high levels of climate change awareness and growing levels of concern have not translated into meaningful action. Communicating Climate Change provides environmental educators with an understanding of how their audiences engage with climate change information as well as with concrete, empirically tested communication tools they can use to enhance their climate change program. Starting with the basics of climate science and climate change public opinion, Armstrong, Krasny, and Schuldt synthesize research from environmental psychology and climate change communication, weaving in examples of environmental education applications throughout this practical book. Each chapter covers a separate topic, from how environmental psychology explains the complex ways in which people interact with climate change information to communication strategies with a focus on framing, metaphors, and messengers. This broad set of topics will aid educators in formulating program language for their classrooms at all levels. Communicating Climate Change uses fictional vignettes of climate change education programs and true stories from climate change educators working in the field to illustrate the possibilities of applying research to practice. Armstrong et al, ably demonstrate that environmental education is an important player in fostering positive climate change dialogue and subsequent climate change action. Thanks to generous funding from Cornell University, the ebook editions of this book are available as Open Access from Cornell Open (cornellopen.org) and other Open Access repositories.

Communicating for Change

Communicating for Change Book
Author : Jo Tacchi,Thomas Tufte
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-07-10
ISBN : 3030425134
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book offers a fresh set of innovative and creative contributions related to the role of communication in processes of change. Given the current fast pace of social-economic, political and technological change across the globe, and the central role of communication in this, there is a growing need to reconceptualize how we approach communication and change that provides entry points to help us expand and enrich our scholarly and practical work. This collection presents 14 concepts from a multi-disciplinary collection of internationally leading and emerging scholars, from 13 countries on 5 continents. They come together around three meta-topics: citizenship and justice, critiques of development, and renewing thought (from and for the margins). The short chapter format ensures that authors get straight to the nub of their ideas, providing readers — students, scholars and practitioners alike — with accessible, engaging and innovative ways to think critically about communication and social change, in new ways.

Communicating Climate Change

Communicating Climate Change Book
Author : Susanna Priest
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-12-07
ISBN : 113758579X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book asks and answers the question of what communication research and other social sciences can offer that will help the global community to address climate change by identifying the conditions that can persuade audiences and encourage collective action on climate. While scientists often expect that teaching people the scientific facts will change their minds about climate change, closer analysis suggests this is not always the case. Communication scholars are pursuing other ideas based on what we know about influence and persuasion, but this approach does not provide complete answers either. Some misconceptions can be corrected by education, and some messages will be more powerful than others. The advent of the Internet also makes vast stores of information readily available. But audiences still process this information through different filters, based on their own values and beliefs – including their understanding of how science works. In between momentous events, media coverage of climate tends to recede and individuals turn their attention back to their daily lives. Yet there is a path forward: Climate change is a social justice issue that no individual – and no nation – can solve on their own. A different sort of communication effort can help.

Communicating Social Change

Communicating Social Change Book
Author : Mohan J. Dutta
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2011-05-10
ISBN : 1136848800
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Communicating Social Change: Structure, Culture, and Agency explores the use of communication to transform global, national, and local structures of power that create and sustain oppressive conditions. Author Mohan J. Dutta describes the social challenges that exist in current globalization politics, and examines the communicative processes, strategies, and tactics through which social change interventions are constituted in response to the challenges. Using empirical evidence and case studies, he documents the ways through which those in power create conditions at the margins, and he provides a theoretical base for discussing the ways in which these positions of power are resisted through communication processes, strategies, and tactics. The interplay of power and control with resistance is woven through each of the chapters in the book. This exceptional volume highlights the points of intersection between the theory and praxis of social change communication, creating theoretical entry points for the praxis of social change. It is intended for communication scholars and students studying activism, social movements, and communication for social change, and it will also resonate in such disciplines such as development, sociology, and social work, with those who are studying social transformations.

Communicating Organizational Change

Communicating Organizational Change Book
Author : Donald P. Cushman,Sarah Sanderson King
Publisher : SUNY Press
Release : 1995-07-01
ISBN : 9780791424964
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is a practical and theoretical discussion of how to effectively communicate organizational change to management, employees, stockholders, and customers.

Communicating for Social Change

Communicating for Social Change Book
Author : Mohan Jyoti Dutta,Dazzelyn Baltazar Zapata
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-12-05
ISBN : 9811320055
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The book covers the trajectories and trends in social change communication, engaging the key theoretical debates on communication and social change. Attending to the concepts of communication and social change that emerge from and across the global margins, the book works toward offering theoretical and methodological lessons that de-center the dominant constructions of communication and social change. The chapters in the book delve into the interplays of academic-activist-community negotiations in communication for social change, and the ways in which these negotiations offer entry points into transformative communication processes of social change. Moreover, a number of chapters in the book attend to the ways in which Asian articulations of social change are situated at the intersections of culture, structure, and agency. Chapters in the book are extended versions of research presented at the conference on Communicating Social Change: Intersections of Theory and Praxis held at the National University of Singapore in 2016, organized under the umbrella of the Center for Culture-Centered Approach to Research and Evaluation (CARE).

Perfect Phrases for Communicating Change

Perfect Phrases for Communicating Change Book
Author : Lawrence Polsky,Antoine Gerschel
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2010-02-19
ISBN : 0071738304
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIME Employees respond to organizational change with worry, fear, and sometimes even panic. Your job is to keep them motivated and focused—so you must choose your words carefully during times of upheaval. Perfect Phrases for Communicating Change has hundreds of ready-to-use phrases for ensuring your employees make the transition with clarity, commitment, and skill. Learn the most effective language for: Articulating new company initiatives Responding to questions with confidence Easing employees' fears Clarifying roles and responsibilities Addressing resistance and performance problems Praise for Perfect Phrases for Communicating Change "Perfect Phrases for Communicating Change is a wonderful book, filled with practical, solid advice, suggestions, and examples for how to communicate effectively in a time of change.” John Krajicek, Executive Professor and Assistant Director of Business Communication Studies, Texas A&M University "Communication during organizational change is everything. The right words at the right time can make all the difference between a successful and unsuccessful change initiative. This is a wonderful resource for finding the right words and sentiments to convey any type of change." Robert J. Marshak, Ph.D., author of Covert Processes at Work: Managing the Five Hidden Dimensions of Organizational Change “Finding the right words to communicate change is challenging, even for the best of managers. In this user-friendly text, Lawrence and Antoine provide hundreds of practical phrases to better prepare managers for the task. The book is rich with insightful suggestions on change messaging considerations and construction.” Edward Ferris, Assistant Professor, The New School for Management and Urban Policy "In my over 20 years of running companies and corporate divisions I have seen a direct correlation between the quality of communication of my managers and their success in the business world. If you aspire to be an effective, efficient, and productive leader then I highly recommend this book. It is an outstanding reference guide and road map for pragmatic yet inspirational communication techniques." Mitch Pisik, President and CEO, Breckwell Products

Communicating Climate Change

Communicating Climate Change Book
Author : Juita-Elena (Wie) Yusuf,Burton St. John III
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2021-11-11
ISBN : 1000469220
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This edited collection focuses on theoretical and applied research-based observations concerning how experts, advocates, and institutions make climate change information accessible to different audiences. Communicating Climate Change concentrates on three key elements of climate change communication – access, relevance, and understandability – to provide an overview of how these aspects allow multiple groups of stakeholders to act on climate-related information to build resilience. Featuring contributions from a wide range of scholars from across different disciplines, this book explores a multitude of different scenarios and communication methods, including social media; public opinion surveys; participatory mapping; and video. Overall, climate change communication is addressed from three different perspectives: communicating with the public; communicating for stakeholder engagement; and organizational, institutional, risk, and disaster communication. With each chapter focusing on implications and applications for practice, this book will be of great interest to students and researchers of climate change and environmental communication, as well as practitioners interested in understanding how to better engage stakeholders through climate change-related communication.

Creating a Climate for Change

Creating a Climate for Change Book
Author : Susanne C. Moser,Lisa Dilling
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2007-12-10
ISBN : 1139461087
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The need for effective communication, public outreach and education to increase support for policy, collective action and behaviour change is ever present, and is perhaps most pressing in the context of anthropogenic climate change. This book is the first to take a comprehensive look at communication and social change specifically targeted to climate change. It is a unique collection of ideas examining the challenges associated with communicating climate change in order to facilitate societal response. It offers well-founded, practical suggestions on how to communicate climate change and how to approach related social change more effectively. The contributors of this book come from a diverse range of backgrounds, from government and academia to non-governmental and civic sectors of society. The book is accessibly written, and any specialized terminology is explained. It will be of great interest to academic researchers and professionals in climate change, environmental policy, science communication, psychology, sociology and geography.

Research Handbook on Communicating Climate Change

Research Handbook on Communicating Climate Change Book
Author : David C. Holmes,Lucy M. Richardson
Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
Release : 2020-12-25
ISBN : 1789900409
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Drawing together key frameworks and disciplines that illuminate the importance of communication around climate change, this Research Handbook offers a vital knowledge base to address the urgency of conveying climate issues to a variety of audiences.

CONNECTING COMMUNICATING CHANGING ENGLISH 2020

CONNECTING COMMUNICATING CHANGING    ENGLISH   2020  Book
Author : VICE PRESIDENT SECRETARIAT
Publisher : Publications Division Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
Release : 2020-08-10
ISBN : 935409001X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This coffee table title highlights the important events of Vice President’s third year in office.

Communicating Climate Change Information for Decision Making

Communicating Climate Change Information for Decision Making Book
Author : Silvia Serrao-Neumann,Anne Coudrain,Liese Coulter
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-03-20
ISBN : 3319746693
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book provides important insight on a range of issues focused on three themes; what new climate change information is being developed, how that knowledge is communicated and how it can be usefully applied across international, regional and local scales. There is increasing international investment and interest to develop and communicate updated climate change information to promote effective action. As change accelerates and planetary boundaries are crossed this information becomes particularly relevant to guide decisions and support both proactive adaptation and mitigation strategies. Developing new information addresses innovations in producing interdisciplinary climate change knowledge and overcoming issues of data quality, access and availability. This book examines effective information systems to guide decision-making for immediate and future action. Cases studies in developed and developing countries illustrate how climate change information promotes immediate and future actions across a range of sectors.

Communicating for Development

Communicating for Development Book
Author : Colin Fraser,Sonia Restrepo-Estrada
Publisher : I.B. Tauris
Release : 1998-12-31
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Arguing that widespread changes in human attitude and behavior patterns are central to ensuring a more secure and sustainable future on earth, this book focuses on communication processes in development. Colin Fraser and Sonia Restrepo-Estrada, pioneers in the use of communication techniques and media in developmental work, show how communication can be used to mobilize societies, to facilitate democratic and participatory decision making, and to help people acquire new knowledge and skills. Among the issues explored are: social mobilization worldwide for child immunization; communication as a means of facilitating rapid advances in family planning; and the use of video to enable peasant farmers to participate in their own development.

How to Win Campaigns

How to Win Campaigns Book
Author : Chris Rose
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2012-06-25
ISBN : 1136530827
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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How to Win Campaigns is a practical guide for creating and running successful campaigns. Written for the new campaigner and the experienced communicator alike, it explores what works (and what doesn't) and shows how to use principles and strategy in campaigning as a new form of public politics. Applicable to any issue and from any point of view, the book's key steps and tools provide models of motivation, analysis and communication structure. This fully revised and updated second edition includes the following new features: * Campaign Master Planner * Political Checklist * Motivational Values * Behaviour Change * Campaigning and the Climate Issue * Dealing With Disasters * Using Celebrities * Being Interesting * Brainstorming * Visual Narratives * A Strategy For Values, Behaviour, Politics and Opinion * Emergencies * Tame and Wicked Problems * How To Tell If You Are Winning * Plus all new case studies on - new media and the Obama campaign, the smoking ban, chemicals and health and greening Apple computers.

Communicating Strategy

Communicating Strategy Book
Author : Phil Jones
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2017-03-02
ISBN : 1351950266
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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'If you don't communicate your strategy in a way that your people understand and find compelling, how can you expect them to help you succeed with it? Research suggests only 5% of the people in an organization understand its strategy. If that is true for your organization, whose strategy are the other 95% implementing? Not yours, that is for sure.' Phil Jones' Communicating Strategy is designed to help you communicate your strategy in a compelling and effective way, and dramatically improve implementation and the resulting outcomes. It provides a clear framework for building a communication plan as well as practical information, techniques, tools, tips and exercises that can be applied to explain and deliver a complete and coherent message. With guidance on how to create change champions, the book is vital reading for senior managers globally.

Communicating Corporate Change

Communicating Corporate Change Book
Author : Bill Quirke
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Companies
Release : 1996
ISBN : 9780077093112
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Getting communication right is vital to making change happen inside organizations - yet poor internal communication is routinely sabotaging efforts for change. The great majority of employees do not know where their companies are going or what they are trying to achieve, but are convinced they themselves are already doing a good job. They get 70 per cent of their information on the grapevine, believe management has a hidden agenda, and feel saying what they really think would be a career limiting move. Communicating Corporate Change tackles these problems with a framework for identifying the right internal communication strategy. It focuses on linking the communication strategy directly to the business strategy, and gives insights into how to make a new strategy work or identify where a current strategy is failing. Now updated and expanded to cover the impact of new technology, the role of the internal communicator, and the future of internal communication, it takes a practical look at the Catch 22s that dog communication, using real examples from a variety of key businesses.

Communicating for Change

Communicating for Change Book
Author : Roger D'Aprix
Publisher : Jossey-Bass
Release : 1996-02-16
ISBN : 9780787901998
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Marshal support throughout your organization Develop a communications strategy that works for -- not against -- you. Based on years of battle-tested principles and case-examples, Roger D'Aprix tells managers how they can avoid the communications breakdowns that sabotage attempts at change, and cause employees to lose faith in their leaders and the system itself. Instead, he shows how communications can be used strategically to connect an organization's vision, mission and business goals to the forces and opportunities in the marketplace -- the driving force behind all change. Includes D'Arpix's market-based strategic communications model for integrating and aligning communications at all levels.