Shared Experiences in Human Communication

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Stewart L. Tubbs, Robert M. Carter
Transaction Publishers - 289 pages
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Contents

1 Fundamental Concepts of Human Communication
20
The Importance of Interpersonal Skills
21
Toward a MeaningCentered of Philosophy of Communication
26
A Conceptual Model for Communication Research
37
Defensive Communication
44
2 Verbal Communication
50
Bypassing
51
Five Ways to ShortCircuit Your Communication
75
Help Finance or the Point of Vanishing Interest
164
Group Decision
168
Groupthink
177
6 Public Communication
187
Putting a Speech Together
188
Supporting Materials for Public Communication
199
The Effects of the Message on Persuasive Communication
203
Improving Your Listening Behavior
220

A Multivariate Investigation of Profane Language
79
How Applied Semantics Can Help Students of Business and Technical Writing
86
3 Nonverbal Messages
90
Basic Perspectives
91
The Silent Language of Love
107
Bralessness and Nonverbal Communication
118
How to Tell a Type A from a Type B
124
4 TwoPerson Communication
130
Free Meat Talks Back
131
Natural OneDownness of Patient
133
Brief Summary of the Johari Awareness Model
135
An Introduction to Interviewing
137
5 Small Group Communication
146
Conceptual and Methodological Approaches to the Study of Leadership
147
Functional Roles of Group Members
155
7 Communication in Organizations
229
Organizational Communication
230
Organization Communications
239
Leadership Issues in Organizational Communication
247
Strategies to Overcome Phony Feedback
251
Tearing Down the Barriers
255
8 Mass Communication
259
Mass Communication and Social Behavior
260
Clues for Advertising Strategists
265
Male and Female Interest in Sexually Oriented Magazines
269
The Rise of UniComm
275
Neutral Language or Cultural Assault?
282
Appendices
285
Index
287
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