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Author(s): Laurie J Wilson, Joseph Ogden, Chris Wilson
The rapid advance of social and digital media technology has changed the landscape of communication and business entirely.
One of the top-selling PR strategy and campaign texts for several years, the new seventh edition of Strategic Communications for PR, Social Media and Marketing features a new author that brings fresh perspectives, current trends and practices in communications, marketing and business.
Author(s): Gregory Blimling, DENISE BAUMANN
The resident assistant (RA) is the foundation of every residence life program. These student-staff members face difficult challenges as they guide and support their peers through the college experience. The Resident Assistant, by Gregory Blimling and Denise Baumann, provides a comprehensive text for training RAs in the skills they need to engage their peers in the educational experience of residence halls, and to respond to the many issues group living presents.
Author(s): Jodi Lee Duryea
It is important to have a basic understanding of what is going on in the kitchen no matter what area of the hospitality industry your focus is.
Cooking for the Hospitality Industry is ideal for anyone going into any area of Hospitality. While outlining the basic structure of commercial kitchens, it is also an excellent source for anyone that wants to cook or improve their knowledge of cooking.
Cooking for the Hospitality Industry features:
Author(s): Greg Metz , Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson
Peer-to-Peer Leadership: Research-Based Strategies for Peer Mentors and Peer Educators is designed to help student leaders navigate each step in the process of leadership development. It touches all the bases of effective leadership, equipping students with an arsenal of powerful leadership practices. The book is infused with the following features:
Author(s): Zinta Byrne
Based off the author’s extensive industrial, consultative, research, and teaching experience, Organizational Psychology and Behavior: An Integrated Approach to Understanding the Workplace integrates organizational psychology and organizational behavior in one comprehensive package.
Written in a clear, approachable, and conversation-like style, Organizational Psychology and Behavior provides theory, research evidence (to promote more evidence-based practice), and application – making the material useful in all organizations.
Author(s): Gerard Tellis
Effective Advertising & Social Media: Strategy & Analytics integrates a vast literature in consumer behavior and quantitative marketing on when, how, and why advertising works, in the new environment of social media. The book is in three parts.
Author(s): Ronald C. Arnett, Leeanne McManus, Amanda McKendree
We live in an age of ethical disputes, making conflict inevitable as we meet others with contrasting ethical positions and contrary communicative expectations. An ethical position held with conviction frequently generates conflict when one encounters another with a differing ethical standpoint embraced with equal assurance.
Conflict Between Persons: The Origins of Leadership conceptualizes communication and conflict as a pragmatically essential everyday education for future leadership.
Author(s): Corey Liberman, Andrew S Rancer, Theodore A Avtgis
Casing Communication Theory exposes readers to some of the most cited, most prolific, most important theories within the dynamic field of communication. The edited collection features 24 case studies that analyze communication theories in different contexts.
Casing Communication Theory, edited by Corey J. Liberman, Andrew S. Rancer, and Theodore A. Avtgis:
Author(s): Jennifer Calhoun, Brett Gallagher
In the business world there are demands made on professionals to be productive and to enhance the bottom line of their organizations.
Hospitality Sales Decision Theory: Measuring the Economic Benefits utilizes a case study approach. This approach is centered on decision theory and on the use of a decision tree to remove some of the guesswork when making decisions about sales bookings at a resort. This approach shows how to achieve desired results to enhance the bottom-line of the resort operation.
Author(s): Sarah Symonds-LeBlanc
There is no one strict definition of family communication, because each family is different.
Sarah Symonds LeBlanc’s Casing the Family: Theoretical and Applied Approaches to Understanding Family Communication fuses case studies with communication theories to examine various family types and scenarios that US families encounter. By examining the family and the scenario from each case study, students are able to critically analyze and discuss a “safe” family.