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Author(s): MICHAEL KIMBALL
Negative intercultural encounters have diverse causes – fear, anger, ignorance, actual danger in some cases. But many simply boil down to culture shock – a knee-jerk reaction to the culturally unfamiliar.
The signs of culture shock are everywhere these days—on social media, between nations and groups, in our streets and homes.
Author(s): Jerry Johns, Laurie Elish-Piper, BETH JOHNS
Basic Reading Inventory provided valuable information that other district and state tests did not. Thank you for making this test available to our students!”
Dr. Linda J. Button, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs
"I use Jerry Johns’ Basic Reading Inventory because I can assess any K-12 student with the many assessments provided. It’s all contained in one book!" Dr. Jacque Hale, Assistant Principal, Pueblo Elementary School, Scottsdale, AZ
Author(s): Scott H. Belshaw, Lee DeBoer
Criminal Justice introduces the many facets of the U.S. criminal justice system in a logical, readily understandable manner. The reader will understand the complexity of the criminal justice system from the start of the process to the end, recognize controversies, and examine the breadth of the challenges faced by justice professionals.
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): Dianne Welsh, Shawn Carraher
Help Your Students Succeed as Global Entrepreneurs!
Global Entrepreneurship focuses on what you need to know about global entrepreneurship. It explains the principles that come from entrepreneurship, international business, cross-cultural management, strategy, exporting, international education, international economics and environmental concerns, and leadership.
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): 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): 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.