ERIC Number: ED263450
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Travel in Time: Tradition to Technology. Proceedings of the 1985 ABC International Convention (Chicago, Illinois, October 1985).
Bruno, Sam J., Ed.; Pettit, John D., Jr., Ed.
These conference proceedings contain the following 23 presentations: "Development of a Communication Skill Model Using Interpretive Structural Modeling" (Karen S. Nantz and Linda Gammill); "The Coincidence of Needs: An Inventional Model for Audience Analysis" (Gina Burchard); "A Computer Algorithm for Measuring Readability" (Terry D. Lundgren); "If Managers Must Write, Management Students Must Write" (Shirley Kuiper and Cheryl M. Luke); "Communication Effectiveness of Organizational Mission Statements" (Daniel S. Cochran and Fred R. David); "Readability and Effectiveness of Cancer Information Pamphlets, a Preliminary Assessment" (Shirley Kuiper); "Communicating Image in Annual Reports: Has Creative Writing Eliminated Differences?" (Larry R. Smeltzer and Fred G. Stickels); "How Will We Edit Electronically Transmitted Text?" (David K. Farkas); "Ethical Decision Making as a Management Imperative for Organizational Communication" (Phillip V. Lewis and John E. Timmerman); "Using an Interview-Based Approach to Diagnosing Functional Organization Problems" (James H. Conley and P. Nick Blanchard); "Crisis Communication: How to Handle Bad News" (James A. Crapko); "An Investigation of the Environmental Scanning Habits of Managers" (J. Lynn Johnson and Ralph Kuehn); "Storyboarding and Group Writing: Preliminary Findings" (Michael B. Goodman); "Minority Managers/Executives--Their Perceptions of Business Communication" (Herbert W. Hildebrandt); "Collaborative Learning in the Business Writing Classroom" (G. Douglas Meyers); "Teaching Future Managers How to Teach Business Communication Skills" (Charles M. Vance); "Teaching International Business Communication: A Review and Critique" (Gary F. Kohut and Carol M. Baxter); "Business Graduates' Perceptions of Responsibilities for Communication Skills Development: Implications for Instruction" (James Calvert Scott and Carol A. Lundgren); "How Much Grammar Is Enough?" (Michael J. Herrick); "Can Students with Low Grammar Competency Learn Technical Writing Skills?" (Jill Austin, Daniel S. Cochran, Danny R. Arnold); "What You Say Affects How You Say It: Sentence Structure" (Margaret Ann Baker, Patricia Ann Pearson, Sam L. Graham); "A Developmental Training Approach to the MBA Communication Skills Program" (Marcy L. Krugal); and "Program in Business Communication at the University of Texas at Austin: a Pre-Test-Post-Test and Experimental-Control Group Analysis of the Personnel Department's Training" (James D. Bell and Deborah Kerr). (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Business Administration, Business Communication, Business Education, Communication Skills, Decision Making, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Organizational Communication, Program Effectiveness, Readability, Skill Development, Teaching Methods, Technical Writing, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Association for Business Communication, Houston, TX.