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ERIC Number: ED263450
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 318
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Business Communication, Houston, TX.