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Communicating in Small Groups: Principles and Practices, 12th edition

  • Steven A. Beebe
  • John Masterson

Published by Pearson (November 13th 2019) - Copyright © 2020

12th edition

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For courses in Small-group Communication

A balanced overview of small group communication theories and applications
Communicating in Small Groups: Principles and Practices provides a comprehensive yet focused compendium of the latest thinking about group and team communication. Synthesizing coverage of principles and real-world applications, authors Steven Beebe and John Masterson help students enhance their performance in groups and teams, while giving them insight into why group and team members communicate as they do. The 12th Edition offers updated research and examples as well as enhanced coverage of contemporary virtual communication skills.

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Table of contents

1. Introducing Group Principles and Practices
2. Understanding Small Group Communication Theory
3. Facilitating Group Development
4. Preparing to Collaborate
5. Relating to Others in Groups
6. Improving Group Climate
7. Enhancing Communication Skills in Groups
8. Managing Conflict
9. Leading Groups
10. Making Decisions and Solving Problems
11. Using Problem-Solving Techniques
12. Enhancing Creativity in Groups

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