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The Tourism System

Author(s): Alastair M Morrison, Xinran You Lehto, Jonathon Day

Tourism System: a set of interrelated parts working together toward shared outcomes and goals. The Tourism System, under the guidance of a new authoring team, have made this new 8th edition more global in scope through examples, cases, and approximately 120 Quick Trips.   The Tourism System: ...

Think: Critical Thinking about Social Problems

Author(s): Vera Kennedy, Romney Norwood, Matthew Ari Jendian

Strengthen your students’ social awareness and increase civic involvement… #Think: Critical Thinking about Social Problems is a groundbreaking social problems publication that features an unprecedented fusion of integrated lectures and sociological applications that emphasize critical thinking pr...

Making an Impact: Facilitating Student Success with Lessons from Instructional Communication and Educational Psychology

Author(s): San Bolkan

Flourish as an instructor by learning about what behaviors lead to student success! Making an Impact: Facilitating Student Success with Lessons from Instructional Communication and Educational Psychology helps readers become better instructors by changing the way they think about their interacti...

Straight Talk About Communication Research Methods

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. ...

Leadership: Communication and Social Influence in Personal and Professional Contexts

Author(s): Ralph A. Gigliotti, Brent D Ruben, Christine Goldthwaite

Regardless of one’s formal leadership title, academic major, or desired career path, leadership and communication are critical for success. Leadership: Communication and Social Influence in Personal and Professional Contexts invites the reader to develop a more comprehensive understanding of lead...

Contemporary Communication Theory

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 a...

Listening Across Lives

Author(s): Molly Stoltz, Karen Sodowsky, Carl M Cates

Listening Skills Contribute to Successful Careers and Relationships Written by a myriad of experts, including contributors to the International Journal of Listening and other academic journals, Listening Across Lives features a unique contextual approach to the study of listening.  Each of Listen...

Make It Count! Getting the Most from a Hospitality Internship

Author(s): Michael Collins

Employers agree—to be successful, graduates of Hospitality Management programs need to have meaningful, hands-on industry work experiences to complement their classroom education. Consequently, nearly all Hospitality Management degree programs require students to complete an internship or practicum ...

Consumer Behavior: An Applied Approach

Author(s): Nessim Hanna, Richard Wozniak, Margaret Hanna

The positive turn in our economy since the Great Recession of 2007 through 2009 has reconfigured our outlook with regard to employment, inflation, and energy prices, as well as our willingness to spend and consume ...The recent trend toward increasing global cooperation among blocks of countries was...

Writing and Reporting for Digital Media

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 ex...