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Author(s): Sherwyn Morreale, Janice Thorpe
Public Speaking 3.0 is a turn-key, online course package that covers the scope of introductory public speaking and speech formation. It is tailored to the learning styles of today's students - concise enough to be comfortable using on a smartphone or tablet, but comprehensive enough to provide ample content and application for class.
Author(s): Michael Slattery
New Seventh Edition Now Available!
Scientists say we are in a new stage of the Earth’s history, the Anthropocene, when we humans have become the globe’s principal agent of change.
To begin a shift toward a “sustainable society,” significant action is required now on a range of issues. Fortunately, people are capable of changing their behaviors and values. Often these changes stem from exposure to new information or experiences.
Author(s): Mark P. Hanebutt
The health of the American democracy in the 21st Century will depend largely upon the health of American media. Information is the lifeblood of a free republic. Yet, the internet and social media have provided media professionals with new legal challenges regarding privacy, security and credibility. If the free flow of ideas and news is to continue, those who work in the media must understand the principles and laws that protect our right to know.
Author(s): SHAUN DUKE, PRABIN LAMA
The goal of Rhetoric and Arguments: A Primer in Ethical Reasoning is to introduce students to the fundamentals of rhetoric and argumentation. Additionally, students will learn how to apply these concepts to everyday life, whether in their college classes, their job, or their personal life. The journey, however, will not stop there. While learning the basics is essential to any introductory argument publication, it is equally important to focus on some of the communication issues that exist in our contemporary moment by teaching methods for addressing them.
Author(s): DENIS G. HAMILTON
Management: The Right Work, Done Well! covers all the key topics expected in an introductory management textbook. The publication features an easily readable and understandable format based on the primary purpose of management - to get the “Right Work, Done Well!”
The publication is written by Denis G. Hamilton, an award-winning professor who has taught over 10,000 students since earning a Ph.D. in organization management and who also has over 35 years of broad-based management experience including executive level positions in two Fortune 50 companies.
Author(s): David A. Dieterle
Essentials of Economics: A Fundamental View provides essential economic concepts and serves as a primer on becoming an economically literate citizen. This publication gives the reader the tools necessary to analyze any economic situation and to be a more economically educated voter, citizen, producer, and consumer.
Author(s): Arnaud Lambert
The second edition of the Anthropology of Indigenous religions continues to offer a novel introduction to the ways that anthropologists investigate indigenous religions. The anthropological approach to the study of religion can be viewed as a series of exchanges and debates spanning almost two centuries regarding the nature of religions and its place in human life. This book invites readers to take part in these ongoing conversations while exploring the main elements of the religious life in small-scale societies around the world.
New features of the second edition include:
Author(s): Steven G. White
Law school teaches lawyers to read court opinions – hundreds of them. Reading hundreds of court opinions shows us what a judge likes to write. We need to learn to write what a judge likes to read. That is a different task.
It is more than going to the library to locate relevant cases. It is more than reading and summarizing a trial transcript. It is more than following the local rules to include the required sections of a brief.
Author(s): Galen R Collins
After reading this book, you will never feel the same about service professionals. They are pivotal in making or breaking customer relationships. However, being a service professional has never been more difficult. In many service organizations, the gap is widening between what they can deliver and what customers expect. Many service professionals are quitting their jobs. Many more, under fire from disgruntled customers, are experiencing unprecedented stress. We call this phenomenon the customer service syndrome (CSS).