Perspectives from deeply divided societies
Most studies of public relations focus on the activity as it is practiced within ‘normal’ liberal democratic societies, especially within the US, which arguably has had a hegemonic influence on attempts within the academy to theorize public relations. It also raises the question of whether PR has...
To Be Published April 1st 2016 by Routledge
Research, Theory and Practice, 5th Edition
There is a fundamental, powerful, and universal desire amongst humans to interact with others. People have a deep-seated need to communicate, and the greater their ability in this regard the more satisfying and rewarding their lives will be. The contribution of skilled interpersonal communication...
Published August 25th 2010 by Routledge
A Handbook of Research, Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition
Auditing Organizational Communication is a thoroughly revised and updated new edition of the successful Handbook of Communication Audits for Organizations, which has established itself as a core text in the field of organizational communication. Research studies consistently show the importance of...
Published March 24th 2009 by Routledge
The Handbook of Communication Skills is recognised as one of the core texts in the field of communication. This thoroughly revised and updated third edition arrives at a time of considerable growing interest in this area, with recent research showing the importance of communication skills for...
Published May 4th 2006 by Routledge
It is often said that the practice of management is in crisis, and that managers are now finding it harder than ever to develop strategies which withstand the shocks of the marketplace. This illuminating book cuts through these conflicting issues to show how organizational communication plays a...
Published September 25th 2003 by Routledge
Why are some organisations successful, while others perish in the marketplace? Evidence is growing to suggest that a key part of the answer is communication. How people interact with each other, or fail to do so, often determines an organisation's overall prospects of success. Accordingly, there is...
Published January 20th 2000 by Routledge
The subjects of social skills and communication skills are ones that attract immense interest, both from academic researchers interested in them for their own sake, and from practitioners who either require such skills in their professional work or need to teach them to those with limited skills....
Published October 10th 1996 by Routledge
Following the success of editions one and two, this revised, updated and extended edition of Social Skills in Interpersonal Communication will continue as the core textbook for students of interpersonal communication. The professional groups for whom these skills are most important include...
Published May 12th 1994 by Routledge