The Fundamentals of Small Group Communication

1st Edition

Scott A. Myers; Carolyn M. Anderson
eISBN-13: 9781071826829

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The Fundamentals of Small Group Communication provides readers with the fundamentals they need to become functional and productive members of any small group. Readers are introduced to the fundamental issues faced by all small groups (such as socialization, development, ethics, diversity) and the procedures utilized by effective small groups (for example, task accomplishment, decision making, climate).  

With a focus on the individual group member, this textbook encourages readers to reflect on how their communication behaviors (e.g., communication traits, verbal and nonverbal communication, listening style) and practices (e.g., their leadership style, their conflict management style) contribute to their current small group experiences.  

Intended Audience  
This textbook is intended for introductory courses in group communication as found in department of communication studies, leadership, marketing, management, and interdisciplinary studies.

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An Instructors Resource CD is available to qualified adopters.

This Instructor′s Resource CD is designed to aid you in using easily The Fundamentals of Small Group Communication. The CD has been created by Scott A. Myers (West Virginia University), Katie N. Dunleavy (LaSalle University), Brianna N. Loy (West Virginia University) and Paul E. Madlock (West Virginia University). Each chapter contains the following ancillary materials:
Chapter Outline

Test Questions In-Class Activities PowerPoint Slides

A list of paper topics is also provided in the section titled Teaching Resources.

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ISBNs 9781412959391, 9781412959391, 9781071826829, 1071826824
Language English
Number of Pages 304
Edition 1st