The Administrative Professional: Technology & Procedures

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Cengage Learning, Jul 13, 2010 - Business & Economics - 368 pages
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The new 14E focuces on preparing students for employment in an increasingly dynamic, digital, and global environment. Increased emphasis is given to helping students understand employers' expectations, build confidence, and develop into strong, competent employees and leaders. Administrative Professional 14e, has a brand new look, a great deal of new content, an abundance of practical applications, and a new website with new tools, activities and videos to engage students right from the start.
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Contents

The Workplace and You
2
The Workplace Environment
54
CommunicationThe Key to Success
102
Records Management Travel and Finances
188
Career Success
276
Reference Guide
319
Glossary
345
Index
350
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Dr. Patsy J. Fulton-Calkins' experience in the field is extensive. Her past experience in the workplace includes working as an administrative professional for large corporations for six years. Early in her career, she completed the CPS certification. Her teaching experience includes over 13 years at the university, community college, and high school levels. In addition to her teaching experience, she has worked as an administrator in the following positions: * Chancellor of Oakland Community College (the chief executive officer), Oakland County, Michigan * President of Brookhaven College, Dallas, Texas * Vice-President of Instruction at El Centro College and Cedar Valley College, Dallas, Texas * Division Chairperson of Business and Social Science, Cedar Valley College, Dallas, Texas Her present position includes working with Tom Monaghan Associates, Inc. as a senior consultant in institutional advancement work with clients across the United States. Additionally, she is an adjunct professor at the university level. Her educational credentials include a B.B.A., an M.B.Ed., and a Ph.D. Honors include Outstanding Alumnus, University of North Texas; Transformational Leader in Community Colleges; Who's Who in America, Outstanding Woman in Management; Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International; Beta Gamma Sigma, National Honorary Business Fraternity; and Piper Professor.

Dianne S. Rankin is an author, a consulting editor, and a developer of instructional materials for textbooks, websites, and ancillaries as well as educational publishers. Dianne has taught at the high school and community college levels and continues to teach computer classes for businesses and organizations. In addition, she has firsthand experience as an administrative assistant.

Kellie A. Shumack is an associate professor of instructional technology and a department head in the College of Education at Auburn Montgomery. She has worked as an administrative assistant and has taught at the secondary, community college, and university levels. Kellie has designed numerous college courses in both the online and face-to-face environments. She has authored multiple peer-reviewed journal articles, two textbooks, and several book chapters, and she has presented at over 40 professional conferences. Kellie was awarded the 2012 Auburn Montgomery College of Education Excellence in Teaching Award, received the 2010 Delta Pi Epsilon Outstanding Doctoral Research Award, and maintains a certificate to teach online courses at the postsecondary level.

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