Messages: Building Interpersonal Communication Skills, Fifth Canadian Edition by Joseph A. Devito

Messages: Building Interpersonal Communication Skills, Fifth Canadian Edition

byJoseph A. Devito, Rena Shimoni, Dawne Clark

Paperback | May 15, 2015

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Messages: Building Interpersonal Communication Skills, Fifth Canadian Edition, is a practical, task-oriented introduction to the field of interpersonal communication that integrates critical thinking into all aspects of interpersonal communication. The new Fifth Canadian Edition has been updated to include new sections on multicultural communication, workplace communication, computer-mediated-communication, ageism and heterosexism, nonverbal communication, anger, dating violence, and conflict management.

 

The combination of text and exercises encourages the development of interpersonal skills, explains the influence of culture and gender on interpersonal communication, and stresses listening as an essential part of interpersonal communication.

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Title:Messages: Building Interpersonal Communication Skills, Fifth Canadian EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 10.9 × 8.25 × 0.4 inPublished:May 15, 2015Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0133081672

ISBN - 13:9780133081671

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Table of Contents

PART ONE  MESSAGES ABOUT THE SELF AND OTHERS

1 Foundations of Interpersonal Communication

2 Culture and Interpersonal Communication

3 Perception of Self and Others

4 Listening in Interpersonal Communication

 

PART TWO  INTERPERSONAL MESSAGES IN CONTEXT

5 Verbal Messages

6 Nonverbal Messages

7 Emotional Messages

8 Conversation Messages

 

PART THREE  MESSAGES IN CONTEXT

9 Interpersonal Relationships

10 Interpersonal Communication and Conflict

11 Interpersonal Communication and the Workplace