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The Art of Communicating

The Art of Communicating Book
Author : Thich Nhat Hanh
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2013-08-15
ISBN : 1448176840
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Despite all of our best intentions, communication is still a challenge for most of us. How do we say what we mean in a way that the other person can really hear? How can we learn to listen with compassion and understanding? Why do people communicate so differently and how can we reach across our differences to strengthen our relationships? Using examples from his own experience working with couples, families, workplace colleagues, and international conflicts, celebrated spiritual leader Thich Nhat Hanh reveals five steps to truly mindful communication. By focusing on concrete and accessible practices, The Art of Communicating provides the key to communicating with yourself, loved ones, colleagues and new acquaintances more effectively, with kindness and mindfulness. ‘There is a saying in Vietnamese, ‘It doesn’t cost anything to have loving speech.’ We only need to choose our words carefully, and we can make other people happy. To use words mindfully, with loving kindness, is to practice generosity. We can make many people happy just by practicing loving speech.’ - Thich Nhat Hanh

The Seven Keys to Communicating in Japan

The Seven Keys to Communicating in Japan Book
Author : Haru Yamada,Orlando R. Kelm,David A. Victor
Publisher : Georgetown University Press
Release : 2017-09
ISBN : 1626164770
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book provides a practical set of guidelines for people wishing to communicate professionally in Japan, following the model of the similar book by Kelm and Victor on Brazil. Good communication requires more than knowing the language. Haru Yamada, Orlando Kelm, and David Victor, seasoned cross-cultural trainers for businesspeople, provide a guide through Victor's LESCANT model (Language, Environment, Social Organization, Context, Authority, Nonverbal, and Time). Each chapter addresses one of these topics and demonstrates how to evaluate the differences between Japan and North America, presenting examples to help people avoid common communication mistakes. The book is generously peppered with photographs to provide visual examples. The authors complete the book with a case study chapter on a business interaction between Japanese and North Americans (NA). They then gathered comments from various NA professionals working in Japan and Japanese working with US professionals about the interactions in the case, providing helpful observations about the situation. The book straddles some language and communication topics, international relations, and reaches into the business community, a strong academic program at GU, presenting us with a new opportunity to reach a wider audience.

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

Reconstructing Communicating

Reconstructing Communicating Book
Author : Robyn Penman
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2000-07-01
ISBN : 1135656207
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In this innovative and potentially controversial book, Penman examines the future of communication as a discipline. She foresees a time in which communicating is conceived as a social construction process, in the anticipation that this will allow a genuine practical response to contemporary social problems. The book sets out a map toward accomplishing that future--laying the foundations for a different way of conceiving of communication, enabling direct action, rather than just theorizing about it. It begins with a history illustrating how the communication discipline has arrived to where it is today and then goes on to demonstrate Penman's conception of communication. Reconstructing Communicating is an exploration of what it means to inquire into communicating; to treat communicating as the essential problematic of concern; and to recognize that we construct our reality in our communicating. In undertaking this exploration, the author pursues a central theme of what constitutes good communicating and good communication research. Arguments throughout this book provide a radical departure from mainstream communication studies and especially from the rationalist's quest for truth and scientific knowledge. A way of acting in good faith is offered, both with the process of communicating and with the participants in it, that generates practical understandings for constructing new futures. Designed for communication scholars and graduate students primarily in organizational communication, public relations, and communication theory, this book will also interest those in management and business as it deals with practical communication issues.

Evaluation Strategies for Communicating and Reporting

Evaluation Strategies for Communicating and Reporting Book
Author : Rosalie T. Torres,Hallie Preskill,Mary E. Piontek
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Release : 2004-12-15
ISBN : 1544334354
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Evaluation Strategies for Communicating and Reporting has been thoroughly revised and updated creating 75% new material and 34 new case examples. The Second Edition provides worksheets and instructions for creating a detailed communicating and reporting plan based on audience needs and characteristics. Authors Rosalie T. Torres, Hallie Preskill, and Mary E. Piontek cover advances in technology including Web site communications, Web and videoconferencing, and Internet chat rooms. Also mentioned are several additional topics for consideration, including communicating and reporting for diverse audiences and for multi-site evaluations.

Communicating Science Effectively

Communicating Science Effectively Book
Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Committee on the Science of Science Communication: A Research Agenda
Publisher : National Academies Press
Release : 2017-03-08
ISBN : 0309451051
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Science and technology are embedded in virtually every aspect of modern life. As a result, people face an increasing need to integrate information from science with their personal values and other considerations as they make important life decisions about medical care, the safety of foods, what to do about climate change, and many other issues. Communicating science effectively, however, is a complex task and an acquired skill. Moreover, the approaches to communicating science that will be most effective for specific audiences and circumstances are not obvious. Fortunately, there is an expanding science base from diverse disciplines that can support science communicators in making these determinations. Communicating Science Effectively offers a research agenda for science communicators and researchers seeking to apply this research and fill gaps in knowledge about how to communicate effectively about science, focusing in particular on issues that are contentious in the public sphere. To inform this research agenda, this publication identifies important influences â€" psychological, economic, political, social, cultural, and media-related â€" on how science related to such issues is understood, perceived, and used.

The Behavior of Communicating

The Behavior of Communicating Book
Author : William John. Smith
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Release : 2009-06-30
ISBN : 0674043790
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In this book, W. John Smith enlarges ethology's perspective on communication and takes it in new directions. Traditionally, ethological analysis has focused on the motivational states of displaying animals: What makes the bird sing, the cat lash its tail, the bee dance? The Behavior of Communicating emphasizes messages. It seeks to answer questions about the information shared by animals through their displays: What information is made available to a bird by its neighbor's song, to a cat by its opponent's gesture, to a bee by its hivemate's dancing? What information is extracted from sources contextual to these displays? How are the responses to displays adaptive for recipients and senders? What evolutionary processes and constraints underlie observed patterns of animal communication? Smith's approach is deeply rooted in the ethological tradition of naturalistic observations. Detailed analysis of observed displays and display repertoires illuminates the theoretical discussion that forms the core of the book. A taxonomy and interpretative analysis of messages made available through formalized display behavior are also developed. Smith shows that virtually all subhuman animal displays may be interpreted as transmitting messages about the communicator--not the environment--and, more specifically, that messages indicate the kinds of behavior the displaying animal may choose to perform. The most widespread behavioral messages are surprisingly general, even banal, in character; yet they make public information that is not readily available from other sources and that would otherwise be essentially private to the communicator. Taken along with information from sources contextual to the displays, the messages made available may permit responses that are markedly specific. By taking advantage of contextual specificity, a species expands the capacity of its display behavior to be functional in numerous and diverse circumstances. After developing the concept of messages and discussing their forms, the responses made to them, and the functions engendered, Smith turns to the evolution of display behavior--the ways in which acts become specialized for communication and the nature of the evolutionary constraints affecting the ultimate forms of displays. He revises the traditional ethological concept of displays, and in a final chapter develops the further concept of formalized interactions. Here he extends the discussion to formal patterns of behavior that, unlike displays, are beyond the capabilities of individual performers. Human nonverbal communication, which is considered from time to time throughout the book, provides the richest examples of communication flexibly structured at this level of complexity.

Communicating Across Cultures Second Edition

Communicating Across Cultures  Second Edition Book
Author : Stella Ting-Toomey,Tenzin Dorjee
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Release : 2018-10-08
ISBN : 1462536476
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Description: This highly regarded text--now revised and expanded with 50% new material--helps students and professionals mindfully build their knowledge and competencies for effective intercultural communication on any setting. The authors' comprehensive, updated theoretical framework (integrative identity negotiation theory) reveals how both verbal and nonverbal communication are affected by multilayered facets of identity. Written in a candid, conversational style, the book is rich with engaging examples illustrating cultural conflicts and misunderstandings that arise in workplace, educational, interpersonal, and community contexts. Readers learn how to transform polarized conversations into successful intercultural engagements by combining culture-specific knowledge with mindful listening and communication skills. Key Words: intercultural communication, cross-cultural communication, human communication, communication skills, cultural competence, ethnic relations, ethnic studies, multicultural counseling, international business relations, cultural diversity, cross-cultural psychology, ethnography, mindful communication, mindfulness, intergroup communication, integrative identity negotiation theory, acculturation, adjustment, immigration, immigrants, listening skills, textbooks, texts, college classes, college courses, college students, undergraduates, graduates, foreign students, refugees, social psychology, sociolingustics, international competence"--

Communicating

Communicating Book
Author : Roy M. Berko,Andrew D. Wolvin,Darlyn R. Wolvin,Joan E. Aitken
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Release : 2011-12-28
ISBN : 9780205029419
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- Updated in its 12th edition, Communicating: A Social, Career, and Cultural Focus offers a comprehensive blend of basic communication theory, research and skills, with a strong emphasis on relationship communication (social), workplace communication (career) and intercultural communication (culture). This highly regarded introduction to communication text introduces the basic principles of communication and applies them to interpersonal, group, interviewing, and public speaking contexts. The new edition features an increased emphasis on electronically-mediated communication and the impact of technology on our daily communication, a significantly updated research base and a reorganization of the public speaking chapters.

Report of the Secretary of War Communicating the Report

Report of the Secretary of War  Communicating the Report Book
Author : George Brinton Mc Clellan
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1857
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Report of the Secretary of War Communicating the Report book written by George Brinton Mc Clellan, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Communicating Science

Communicating Science Book
Author : Pierre Laszlo
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2007-05-16
ISBN : 3540319204
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Do you have new and interesting – even outstanding – results that you wish to be recognized by your scientific colleagues, or understood by the public? Do you want to convey your ideas to policy decision makers? Communicating Science is the book to consult. Separate sections offer advice on reaching peers, the general public or decision makers. Each of these main parts includes two subsections, Guidelines and Genres, with entries arranged in alphabetical order. This book will be useful to anyone having to convert scientific data into an easily intelligible and interesting narrative.

Communicating Nursing Research

Communicating Nursing Research Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1996
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Consists of papers presented at a conference sponsored 1968-73 by the Western Council on Higher Education for Nursing; 1974- by the Western Society for Research in Nursing; issues for 1993-2008 contain also addresses and abstracts of the WIN Assembly.

Communicating Pictures

Communicating Pictures Book
Author : David R. Bull
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2014-07-19
ISBN : 0080993745
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Communicating Pictures starts with a unique historical perspective of the role of images in communications and then builds on this to explain the applications and requirements of a modern video coding system. It draws on the author's extensive academic and professional experience of signal processing and video coding to deliver a text that is algorithmically rigorous, yet accessible, relevant to modern standards, and practical. It offers a thorough grounding in visual perception, and demonstrates how modern image and video compression methods can be designed in order to meet the rate-quality performance levels demanded by today's applications, networks and users. With this book you will learn: Practical issues when implementing a codec, such as picture boundary extension and complexity reduction, with particular emphasis on efficient algorithms for transforms, motion estimators and error resilience Conflicts between conventional video compression, based on variable length coding and spatiotemporal prediction, and the requirements for error resilient transmission How to assess the quality of coded images and video content, both through subjective trials and by using perceptually optimised objective metrics Features, operation and performance of the state-of-the-art High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) standard Covers the basics of video communications and includes a strong grounding in how we perceive images and video, and how we can exploit redundancy to reduce bitrate and improve rate distortion performance Gives deep insight into the pitfalls associated with the transmission of real-time video over networks (wireless and fixed) Uses the state-of- the-art video coding standard (H.264/AVC) as a basis for algorithm development in the context of block based compression Insight into future video coding standards such as the new ISO/ITU High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) initiative, which extends and generalizes the H.264/AVC approach

Communicating for Leadership

Communicating for Leadership Book
Author : George De Mare
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1967
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Communicating with Competency

Communicating with Competency Book
Author : Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Incorporated
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1990-01-01
ISBN : 9780673535108
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Communicating with Competency book written by Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Incorporated, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Communicating Student Learning

Communicating Student Learning Book
Author : Thomas R. Guskey
Publisher : Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Release : 1996
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Communicating in Groups

Communicating in Groups Book
Author : Gloria J. Galanes,John K. Brilhart
Publisher : WCB/McGraw-Hill
Release : 1993
ISBN : 9780697171269
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Communicating in Groups book written by Gloria J. Galanes,John K. Brilhart, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Communicating Effectively For Dummies

Communicating Effectively For Dummies Book
Author : Marty Brounstein
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2001-04-15
ISBN : 0764553194
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Communicating Effectively For Dummies shows you how to get your point across at work and interact most productively with bosses and coworkers. Applying your knowledge and skill to your job is the easy part; working well with others is often the hard part. This helpful guide lets you maximize your personal interactions, even when resolving conflicts, dealing with customers, or giving difficult presentations. Whether you’re the CEO of a major corporation, a small business owner, or a team manager, effective and clear communication is imperative to your success. From keeping your listener engaged to learning to become a better listener, Communicating Effectively For Dummies offers all the strategies, tips, and advice you need to: Learn how to become an active listener Accentuate the positive in negative situations Find win-win solutions for conflicts Stay on track when writing e-mails and letters Handle presentations, interviews, and other challenges Speak forcefully and assertively without alienating others Management consultant Marty Brounstein — author of Handling the Difficult Employee and Coaching and Mentoring For Dummies — gives you the keys to a thriving career with expert advice on effective verbal and nonverbal communication. From mastering your own facial expressions (and reading them in others) to being a happy boss, Brounstein covers all the angles: Becoming aware of your own assumptions Dealing with passive-aggressive communicators What to say to help someone open up to you Communicating through eye contact and body language Maintaining a positive attitude Dealing with sensitive issues Effective conflict resolution models When to use e-mail, the phone, or a face-to-face meeting Dealing with angry customers Coaching your staff to communicate better In today’s high-stress work environment, good communication skills are imperative for keeping your cool and getting your point across. Knowing what to say and how to say it, as well as being a good listener, can often be the difference between getting ahead and just getting by. This handy, friendly guide shows you how to avoid common conflicts and make your voice heard in the office.

Children Communicating

Children Communicating Book
Author : Ellen Wartella
Publisher : SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Release : 1979-03
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A collection of essays on how children relate to each other, how they interact with the media, how their cognitive skills are affected by television, and how they understand television narrative. Contributors also examine differences in understanding and communicative skills between children of different ages and between children and adults. `Over all, Children Communicating is a solid book...the collection is rich in the variety of perspectives it brings together and the array of ideas that it stimulates. It quite clearly demonstrates just how valuable to communication research the utilization of a developmental perspective can be.' -- Journal of Communication, Spring 1980