Search Results: 40 of 2022
Author(s): Jay Kandampully, David Solnet
Research, teaching interests and collective industry experiences have led to a strong belief that service management theory provides a vital conceptual framework with near perfect applicability in hospitality and tourism.
Author(s): Shawn Wahl, Jake Simmons, Jeffrey McCune, Jr.
Where groups of people gather, there is always an elephant in the room: difference.
Elephants are remarkable, complex creatures which take up much space. Likewise, matters of race, culture, and difference require creative and complicated conversations—which moves us beyond “we are all alike” or “we all matter”—to understanding the significance of difference, as both a gift and a challenge.
Author(s): George Dery
The law touches everything, and each rule in the law affects each other.
Criminal Law aims to exploit the love for storytelling to teach criminal law. This text offers insight into various solutions to legal problems by viewing cases and statutes from many jurisdictions, and brings home the immediacy of these issues by considering cases in the news. Law is not a static body of fossilized rules; therefore, Criminal Law offers the rationales underlying the rules and explanations for their changes over time.
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): Ronald P Colarusso, Colleen M O'Rourke, MELISSA LEONTOVICH
New 8th Edition Coming Soon!
Good teachers have the desire and ability to assume and meet the challenge of successfully addressing the needs of diverse students in the general education classroom when provided with the necessary knowledge and resources.
Author(s): Christine S Davis, Kenneth A Lachlan
Researchers are like detectives. Both are trying to find something out. Both are asking and answering questions. Both are trying to put together a puzzle to come up with a solution. In both, answering questions leads to more questions. And, in both, seeing patterns is crucial to solving the puzzle.
Author(s): Dominic Infante, Andrew S Rancer, Theodore A Avtgis, Erina L. MacGeorge
Striking a balance in coverage between the extremes of analyzing too many or too few theories, Contemporary Communication Theory examines important theory building activity in the field of communication. The text continues the tradition of being primarily social science based yet includes research and theories from other theoretical paradigms.
The NEW second edition of Contemporary Communication Theory:
Author(s): Raul Reis, KATHERINE V. MACMILLIN, Michael Scott Sheerin
One of the effects of digital technologies in our lives has been to speed up the pace of everything—from the way we communicate with each other to the way we receive and process news. This sense of speed, urgency and immediacy, which was always part of news production, has been taken almost to an extreme by digital communication.
It’s no longer enough to get the facts or to be a great reporter and writer. There are new demands in the digital world that leave so many aspiring journalists feeling overwhelmed and unprepared!
Author(s): Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson, Michele Campagna
Thriving in College & Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development covers the full range of topics and issues that impact student success. Content is delivered through a variety of educational formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summaries, concept maps, content-relevant cartoons, inspirational quotes from successful students and influential people, and poignant personal stories from the authors.
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Author(s): Jason S Wrench, Maryalice Citera, Danette Johnson
New Second Edition Now Available!
Training and Talent Development: Intersecting Communication, Human Performance Improvement, and Organizational Effectiveness explores two basic factors related to the T&D world: training and performance improvement.