Management Communication: A Case-Analysis Approach

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Prentice Hall, Feb 1, 2009 - Business & Economics - 427 pages
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Strategic communication methods that support the development of ethical and effective managers at all levels of business. For professors who know students need effective communication skills to be successful in the business world, this text provides a strategic, yet practical view of managerial communication. In this fourth edition, three dozen case studies are provided to help students see how their new skills would work in a real setting. A new chapter has also been added on Persuasion, examining the science behind influencing decision making in others.
Management Communication in Transition; Communication and Strategy; Communication Ethics; Speaking; Writing; Persuasion; Technology; Listening and Feedback; Nonverbal Communication; Intercultural and International Communication; Conflict Management; Business Meetings; Meeting the Media
Effective communication can make or break an individual career or an entire business. By developing powerful techniques to get their message across, students can learn to turn ideas into action and success.

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Communication and Strategy
24
Communication Ethics
59
Speaking
96
Copyright

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James S. O'Rourke teaches management and corporate communication at the University of Notre Dame, where he is Founding Director of the Eugene D. Fanning Center for Business Communication and Concurrent Professor of Management. In a career spanning four decades, he has earned an international reputation in business and corporate communication. Business Week magazine has twice named him one of the "outstanding faculty" in Notre Dame's Mendoza College of business. His publications include MANAGEMENT COMMUNICATION: A CASE-ANALYSIS APPROACH from Prentice-Hall, now in second edition, and BUSINESS COMMUNICATION: A FRAMEWORK FOR SUCCESS from Thomson Learning. Prof. O'Rourke is also senior editor of an eight-book series on Managerial Communication and is principal author or directing editor of more than 100 management and corporate communication case studies. Prof. O'Rourke is a graduate of Notre Dame with advanced degrees from Temple University, the University of New Mexico, and a Ph.D. in Communication from the S. I. Newhouse School of Syracuse University. He has held faculty appointments at the United States Air Force Academy, the Defense Information School, the United States Air War College, and the Communications Institute of Ireland. He was a Gannett Foundation Teaching Fellow at Indiana University in the 1980s, and a graduate student in language and history at Christ's College, Cambridge University in England during the 1970s. Prof. O'Rourke is a member and trustee of The Arthur W. Page Society, a member of the Reputation Institute, and the Management Communication Association. He is also a regular consultant to Fortune 500 and mid-size businesses throughout North America.

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