Today s Business Communication

Author: Jason L. Snyder
Publisher: Business Expert Press
ISBN: 1606496735
Format: PDF, ePub
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This handy guide to excellent business communications is perfect for anyone, whether preparing for a career, launching a career, or advancing in a career. Future savvy business professionals understand that every organization expects employees to be exceptional business communicators and this book will get you there. Inside, the authors lead you through the most frequently encountered business communication situations with a combined 30 years of marketing and communication experience. Their success will give you very accessible, entertaining, and informative answers to your questions. Also included are real anecdotes from business professionals from different industries.

Intercultural Communication for Managers

Author: Michael B. Goodman
Publisher: Business Expert Press
ISBN: 1606496255
Format: PDF, Kindle
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People have always found a way to trade with one another, overcoming enormous barriers. Business and trade relationships are often the foundation for nations to thrive in peace. This book will help you learn about building a successful global relationship for your company, working together in peace while educating yourself and co-workers. Inside, the author teaches you about the essential responsibility to a global environment—knowledge of the people, organizations, and companies you want to work with. Becoming acquainted and eventually immersed in the history, geography, values, traditions, taboos, mindset, prejudices, and legal systems of someone else is an essential step to successful relationships with people from other parts of the world. Knowledge of the culture and management practices of their company is the second step toward success—how they make decisions; how they organize; how they work together; how they view the outside world; how they tolerate risk; how they settle disagreements; how they run meetings; how they view time; how they demonstrate their mission and values. This book will detail all of that so that you can make yourself and your company a real success in a global world.

Answers for Modern Communicators

Author: Deirdre Breakenridge
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351863002
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book provides students and professionals with practical answers to important career and communication questions, helping them to communicate successfully in a business setting. Communication expert, Deirdre Breakenridge, examines the ways in which professionals can make the most of their careers in a fast-changing media landscape, offering advice on how new and seasoned executives can utilize and adapt to the latest modes of communication. The author breaks down the eight most critical areas for professionals seeking to develop their communication skills, opening with essentials that will prove useful in any setting. She then details the ways in which organizations can adapt to changes in technology and consumer behavior to improve relationships, social media presence, and brand recognition. The easy to follow question–answer format walks readers through the most pressing, confusing, and frequently asked questions about successful communication with plenty of advice and examples for a better learning experience. Covering traditional business communication topics like partnerships and storytelling, the book also includes material on digital and social media channels as well as a chapter on giving back as a mentor. "Experts Weigh In" boxes feature advice from other top professionals, exposing the reader to multiple perspectives from the field. Grounded in decades of experience, Answers for Modern Communicators will benefit all students getting ready to enter the workforce as well as professionals looking to enhance their communication skills.

Writing For Public Relations

Author: Janet Mizrahi
Publisher: Business Expert Press
ISBN: 1631573063
Format: PDF, ePub
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Employers consider communication as one of the most critical skills for workers today. Writing for the Workplace: Business Communication for Professionals is an easy-to-follow guide that provides strategies for effective professional communication. Written to address the needs of both students entering the workforce and business professionals looking to improve their written communication, the book offers guides to compose typical workplace documents, from effective e-mails and convincing reports to winning presentations and engaging resumes. This concise book offers busy readers concrete strategies to improve their workplace writing.

Leadership Communication

Author: E. Bruce Harrison
Publisher: Business Expert Press
ISBN: 1606498096
Format: PDF
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My graduate students like this book’s real-world focus on public relations as a strategic role in the C-suite. —Ron Culp, professional director, Public Relations & Advertising graduate program, DePaul University; former Senior Vice President, Chief Communication Officer, Sears Leadership in Communication is a cogent, bright, easily readable definition of what corporate communicators do. More than that, it’s an uncommonly careful look at how strategic communication defines, drives, and creates value for a commercial enterprise—its employees, its owners, and those whom they serve. —James S. O’Rourke, IV, PhD, Professor of Management, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame The quality of leadership in any organization—business, social, military, and government—is enhanced or limited by the quality of its leadership communication. The authors assert that leadership is given force by strategic communication that produces results required in competitive conditions. For the professional in enterprise communication, this brings into focus two questions: What is the relevance of communication in the leadership process of reaching best achievable outcomes (BAOs)? And, how does the primary communication professional attain expert in uence and success in a leadership position? This book provides insights and guidance on functioning at the highest levels of the corpo rate communications profession.

Persuasive Business Presentations

Author: Gary L. May
Publisher: Business Expert Press
ISBN: 1606494694
Format: PDF, Docs
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Business life is about persuasion. Effective managers advance their careers by identifying problems, developing solutions, and persuading decision makers to provide the support and resources necessary to make things happen. This book focuses on a specific presentation context: a problem-solution persuasive presentation to decision makers delivered in a conference room environment. Such presentations occur at every level in an organization. Therefore, team leaders, supervisors, managers, and executives can all benefit from learning how to design and deliver powerful presentations that move decision makers to take action. The author blends his extensive business experience with current research on persuasion to provide a practical, applied approach to using the problem-solution pattern. An integrated case study provides examples for each step in the process. The end result is a useful, actionable guide that will help professionals from every field make a difference in their organization.

Communication Beyond Boundaries

Author: Payal Mehra
Publisher: Business Expert Press
ISBN: 1606496395
Format: PDF
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This handy book on intercultural communication is ideal for the busy executive, frequent international business traveler, expatriate, and student of international business communication. It offers insights into the finer nuances of intercultural communication and assists in decision making, problem solving, and adjusting to other cultures. Lucid and practical in its approach, the book is replete with numerous examples that illustrate business beyond boundaries. It goes beyond a mere laundry list approach to one that enumerates the underlying phenomena that characterize international meetings, presentations, and negotiations. It offers a unique South Asian perspective on cross-cultural communication and is a must-read for those preparing to sign international deals in the near future.

Competitive Communication

Author: Barry Edward Eckhouse
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195115901
Format: PDF, ePub
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Based on the belief that clearly reasoned persuasion is indispensable to professionals who must convince others of their points of view, this book reveals competitive dimensions of communication to those familiar with contemporary business practices. It is useful for undergraduate and graduate business students, as well working professionals.

A Practioner s Guide to Public Relations Research Measurement and Evaluation

Author: Don Stacks
Publisher: Business Expert Press
ISBN: 9781606491027
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book will provide the business reader with the necessary understanding of the problems and promises of public relations research, measurement, and evaluation and the public relations practitioner as guide to effective use of methods, measures, and evaluation in providing grounded evidence of the success (or failure) of public relations campaigns.

Crisis Communications The Definitive Guide to Managing the Message

Author: Steven Fink
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071799222
Format: PDF
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The Definitive Guide to Communicating in Any Crisis “When facing an already difficult crisis, the last thing a company needs is to make it worse through its own communications – or lack thereof. As one who has lived through a number of [business] crises and served as an independent investigator of the crises of others, I consider Steven Fink’s book to be an excellent guide to avoiding collecting scar tissue of your own by learning from the scar tissue painfully collected by others.”—Norman R. Augustine, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Lockheed Martin There are few guarantees in business today. Unfortunately, one of them is the inevitability of a crisis having a potentially major effect on your business and your reputation. When your company finds itself in the midst of a crisis, the ripple effects can disrupt lives and business for the foreseeable future if public opinion is not properly shaped and managed. Skillfully managing the perception of the crisis determines the difference between a company’s life or death. Because in the pitched battle between perception and reality, perception always wins. Fortunately, there is a solution. Crisis communications and crisis management legend Steven Fink gives you everything you need to prepare for the inevitable—whether it’s in the form of human error, industrial accidents, criminal behavior, or natural disasters. In this groundbreaking guide, Fink provides a complete toolkit for ensuring smooth communications and lasting business success through any crisis. Crisis Communications offers proactive and preventive methods for preempting potential crises. The book reveals proven strategies for recognizing and averting damaging crisis communications issues before it’s too late. The book also offers ways to deal with mainstream and social media, use them to your advantage, and neutralize and turn around a hostile media environment Steven Fink uses his decades of expertise and experience in crisis communications to help you: UNDERSTAND AND MANAGE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PUBLIC PERCEPTION AND REALITY CHOOSE THE BEST SPOKESPERSON FOR THE CRISIS PROTECT YOUR BRAND AND REPUTATION THROUGH CRISES LARGE AND SMALL MAKE WISE, VIGILANT, AND DEFENSIBLE DECISIONS UNDER EXTREME CRISIS-INDUCED STRESS TELL THE TRUTH NO MATTER HOW TEMPTING IT MAY BE TO MISLEAD USE SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS TO COMMUNICATE DIRECTLY TO THE PUBLIC ABOUT A CRISIS The explosion of the Internet and, especially, social media, has added a new layer to the business leader’s skill set: the ability to handle a crisis quickly and professionally within moments of its occurrence. Livelihoods depend upon it. With in-depth case studies of Toyota, BP, and Penn State, Crisis Communications provides everything you need to successfully lead your company through today’s rocky landscape of business—where crises large and small loom around every corner, and the lives of businesses and management teams hang in the balance. PRAISE FOR STEVEN FINK’S CRISIS MANAGEMENT “Every major executive in America ought to read at least one book on crisis management. In this way, he or she might be better prepared to deal with the disasters striking organizations at an ever-increasing rate ... The question is: ‘Is Steven Fink’s book one that busy executives ought to read?’ The answer is a resounding yes.”—LOS ANGELES TIMES, FRONT PAGE SUNDAY BOOK REVIEW