Investigating Communication

Author: Lawrence R. Frey
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780205198269
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book provides a comprehensive, balanced introduction to communication research methods. Designed for readers who have little or no familiarity with research methods, this book helps one become a more knowledgeable and competent consumer (and limited producer) of scholarly research and of the everyday research to which they are exposed by the mass media. Praised for its accessible writing and extensive real-life examples, this book takes a step-by-step approach through the communication research process. Investigating Communication shows how communication research is conducted from start to finish, with the book's organization modeled after a traditional research study. By making the material accessible rather than impossible to learn, readers become excited about studying research methods. For anyone interested in the introductory methods of communication research.

Integrated Organisational Communication

Author: Rachel Barker
Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd
ISBN: 9780702166648
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This works adopts a multidisciplinary approach to corporate communication, including management communication, public relations, organizational behavior and change, marketing communication, and advertising. The many-faceted approach adopts the perspective of a practicing communications professional, emphasizes corporate branding, and focuses on an integrated approach to communication.

The Handbook of Group Communication Theory and Research

Author: Lawrence R. Frey
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761910275
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Handbook establishes a central resource for the field, documenting and synthesizing the work done in group communication scholarship's fifty-year history. With contributions form the most experienced and respected scholars in the field, editor Lawrence R Frey presents an overview of group communication study, from its beginnings in pedagogy to its status as a mature discipline with a variety of theoretical positions and methodological practices.

Communication Research Methods in Postmodern Culture

Author: Larry Z Leslie
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317350960
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Communication Research Methods in Postmodern Culture explores communication research from a postmodern perspective while retaining key qualitative and quantitative research methods. The author uses easy-to-understand language to incorporate new research methods inspired by contemporary culture and includes review questions and suggested activities designed to help readers understand and master communication research. The blend of new and traditional methods creates a book appropriate to the study of communication in an increasingly complex cultural environment.

Virtual Work and Human Interaction Research

Author: Long, Shawn
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466609648
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Virtual Work and Human Interaction Research uses humanistic and social scientific inquiry to explore how humans communicate, behave, and navigate in their new virtual work spaces, providing scholars and practitioners an opportunity to study virtual work from quantitative and qualitative research approaches. The books explores informal and formal communication, emotional, psychological, and physical labor, rewarding and punishing virtual work behaviors, group decision-making, socializing, and organizational change in a workplace without the physical and nonverbal cues that are taken for granted in traditional face-to-face work arrangements.

Research Methods for Studying Groups and Teams

Author: Andrea Hollingshead
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136650431
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This volume provides an overview of the methodological issues and challenges inherent in the study of small groups from the perspective of seasoned researchers in communication, psychology and other fields in the behavioral and social sciences. It summarizes the current state of group methods in a format that is readable, insightful, and useful for both new and experienced group researchers. This collection of essays will inspire new and established researchers alike to look beyond their current methodological approaches, covering both traditional and new methods for studying groups and exploring the full range of groups in face-to-face and online settings. The volume will be an important addition to graduate study on group research and will be a valuable reference for established group researchers, consultants and other practitioners. The essays in this volume when considered as a whole will be a contemporary interdisciplinary integration on group research methods.

Gender in Applied Communication Contexts

Author: Patrice M. Buzzanell
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761928650
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Gender in Applied Communication Contexts explores the intersection and integration of feminist theory as applied to four important areas: organizational communication, health communication, family communication, and instructional communication. This collection of readings links theoretical insights and contributions to pragmatic ways of improving the lives of women and men in a variety of professional and personal situations. Gender in Applied Communication Contexts is recommended for upper-division and graduate-level courses in gender and communication, feminist theory, organizational communication, health communication, instructional communication, and applied communication. This anthology is also recommended as a research resource for scholars in Women’s Studies, Family Studies, and Business and Management.

Kritische W lder

Author: Johann Gottfried Herder
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3843071748
Format: PDF, ePub
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Johann Gottfried Herder: Kritische Wälder Entstehungszeit: Spätsommer 1768–1769. Entstanden teils als Würdigung Lessings 1766 erschienenem »Laokoon«, teils als Instrument im Vergeltungskampf gegen Klotz, der seine Anonymität aufdeckte. Erstdruck: Leipzig (Breitkopf) 1769. Das vierte Wäldchen erschien erst posthum 1846 in: »Lebensbilde«. Vollständige Neuausgabe mit einer Biographie des Autors. Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Berlin 2014. Textgrundlage ist die Ausgabe: Johann Gottfried Herder: Kritische Wälder oder Betrachtungen, die Wissenschaft und Kunst des Schönen betreffend, nach Maßgabe neuerer Schriften. 1769, in: Herders Sämmtliche Werke. Herausgegeben von Bernhard Suphan, Band 3, Berlin: Weidmannsche Buchhandlung, 1878. Die Paginierung obiger Ausgabe wird in dieser Neuausgabe als Marginalie zeilengenau mitgeführt. Umschlaggestaltung von Thomas Schultz-Overhage unter Verwendung des Bildes: Johann Gottfried Herder (Gemäldevon Anton Graff, 1785). Gesetzt aus Minion Pro, 11 pt.