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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.
Author(s): Erika L Kirby, M Chad Mcbride
Gender Actualized: Cases in Communicatively Constructing Realities is an edited collection of 43 cases that provide a common frame for dialoguing about gender/ed issues. Centered in narrative theory, it extends the realm of personal experience by introducing situations in context that involve real decisions about important issues that, like life, do not lend themselves to superficial or simple analysis.
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): Eileen Ariza, Maria Coady
Why TESOL? Fifth Edition, provides classroom and preservice teachers with a knowledge base to effectively teach in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms in today’s global environment. It provides in depth theoretical background, legal information, and application for teachers to address the needs of English learners. Why TESOL? is written so teachers from various backgrounds and experiences can readily apply ESOL concepts to their individual mainstream classroom settings.
Author(s): John Walker, Christopher John M. Walker
Tourism: Concepts and Practices was written to empower students and help them become future leaders in this great industry. It provides an overview of the world’s largest and fastest growing industry groupings. Each chapter contains information about the numerous tourism segments, the many different areas of career opportunities, and career paths as well as profiles of industry practitioners and leaders.
Tourism: Concepts and Practices features:
Author(s): Ronald Connolly, Christopher James Utecht
Skilled written communication is the foundation of effective service to communities. Police report writing has a long history in police education.
A Guide to Writing Quality Police Reports presents the fundamentals of police report writing and features new elements based on recent events incorporated into training future officers. This text encourages future police officers to become better report writers and to sustain learned skills throughout their careers.
A Guide to Writing Quality Police Reports:
Author(s): Victoria Time, W. Timothy Austin
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems encourages critical thinking by introducing students and policy makers to different ways of organizing the administration of justice in the different parts of the world without ethnocentric assumptions that ‘our’ ways must be superior to all others.
Author(s): Aaron Thompson, Reid Luhman, Milan Andrejevich, Matthew Howell, SCOTT POWELL
Designed to fit in a myriad of different course formats, The Sociological Outlook maps out the sociological journey for students. It is a text where the “classics” of sociology remain and the current status of society is reflected in statistics.
The new tenth edition of The Sociological Outlook:
Author(s): Thomas W Bean, John Readence, Judtih Dunkerly Bean
The 11th edition of Content Area Literacy focuses on developing 21st century learners who are adept at reading and critiquing multiple texts. Organized into two parts: Learning with Text and Technology and Teaching and Learning Strategies, this edition has a redesigned page format that provides teachers quick and easy access to concepts, ideas, and strategies.
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