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By providing students theory and practical skills, Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence prepares students to become effective public speakers in various speaking situations they may encounter in their lives (business presentations, tributes, eulogies, commencement addresses, small group, and more).
Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence clarifies concepts in three parts:
NOTE: This version of the authors’ calculus book was previously titled: “Calculus: Concepts & Calculations.” It is identical to the authors’ present title: Calculus, but has in addition the Maple code and Special-Purpose Maple procedures to produce the animations and figures that are an essential dynamic part of the book. While the Maple code in this book is unobtrusive and may be ignored when reading, some instructors and students may prefer not to have it.
Author(s): Andrew Baldwin
After two decades of teaching the two-semester sequence of general biology courses, requiring students to purchase a hefty textbook at a high cost that contained far more chapters than one could ever realistically cover in a typical academic year, the concept of this textbook was born.
Not everyone in Hospitality is in sales, but everyone in Hospitality sells.
Professional Sales and Selling for Meetings, Expositions, Events, Conventions & Groups provides a hands-on approach to the world of sales in a hospitality setting with a focus on MEEC events (Meetings, Events, Exhibitions, and Conventions). One of the largest sources of profit for the hospitality industry, MEEC influence is an imperative area of understanding for anyone entering the field, especially in a sales capacity.
Author(s): Gregg Twietmeyer
Many students come into sports ethics courses with no previous exposure to academic philosophy. As a result, students no longer have basic philosophic literacy.
The NEW second edition of Fundamentals of Sports Ethics sets a serious philosophic foundation upon which readers can engage sport ethics. The book introduces basic philosophic contents that far too often sport philosophers take for granted and with which students struggle.
Gregg Twietmeyer’s Fundamentals of Sports Ethics:
There is a difference between cost control and successful cost control.
Cost Control in the Hospitality Industry takes a deep dive into the subject to illustrate that a mere balance of input and output isn’t enough – just as important is the use of products and services for their intended purposes. This alone can make the difference between operational success and failure.
Communication skills could mean the difference between triumph and failure in countless situations in one’s professional life.
Author(s): Matthew DeLuca
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Total Pay: Compensation and Benefits - Now and Into the Future is an opportunity to explore the field of employee compensation—with its five components— from both practical, as well as academic, perspectives. This book treats an important HR area—sometimes considered dry and incomprehensible—in an accessible and engaging way.
Whether it is with our roommates, our romantic partners, or our parents, we are constantly experiencing how communication behavior affects our relationships. Interpersonal Communication and Human Relationships discusses the processes and principles of interpersonal communication in the context of developing relationships – it introduces interpersonal communication concepts and theories by examining the way people communicate in their relationships with others.
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 multiple formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summary boxes, concept maps, content-relevant cartoons, inspiring quotes from successful students and famous people, and poignant personal stories from the authors.
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