ERIC Number: ED274007
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Communication Training and Consulting in Business, Industry, and Government.
Buchholz, William J., Ed.
Intended as a reference for training and consulting in the field of business communication, this book presents research, implements theory, and explores communication practices vital to all organizations. The titles of the essays and their authors are as follows: (1) "Communication Consulting--The State of the Art" (William J. Buchholz); (2) "The Next Decade: An Explosion of Communication Consulting" (William J. Buchholz); (3) "Improved Communication: Improved Productivity" (John Hollwitz and Eric Matthiesen); (4) "In-House Training in Business Communication: A Status Report" (L. W. Denton); (5) "Role Functions and Role Conflicts of Communication Trainers" (Linda L. Putnam); (6) "Nontraining Consulting: Get Your Feet Wet" (Frederick W. Harbaugh); (7) "Writing for Profit: A Catalog of Hints" (Carol M. Barnum); (8) "How to Enter the Field of Specialized Writing for Nursing" (Cathy M. Ceccio and Joseph F. Ceccio); (9) "Consulting Opportunities for Speech Communication Faculty" (R. Wayne Pace); (10) "Obtaining, Negotiating, and Pricing Your First Consulting Job" (Peter B. Clarke); (11) "Interviewing and Auditing Procedures for In-House Communication Seminars" (William J. Buchholz); (12) "Writing Effectiveness: A Survey of Attitudes, Needs, and Desires" (William J. Buchholz); (13) "Assessing Attitudes about Organizational Communications" (William J. Rothwell); (14) "A Questionnaire to Determine Barriers to Effective Communication" (Steven Golen and Thomas Inman); (15) "Business Report Writing Competencies" (Thomas Inman and Steven Golen); (16) "The Job Incumbent Survey: An Approach to Identifying Communication Training Needs" (John Hatfield and Richard Huseman); (17) "Dissolving the Granite Complex" (William J. Buchholz); (18) "Training Public Administrators to Communicate: A Policy/Behavior Approach" (Hindy Lauer Schachter); (19) "Helping Engineers Prepare Training Material for Nontechnical Audiences" (Jessie Gunn Stephens); (20) "Ethical and Political Issues in Communication Consulting" (Larry Smeltzer); (21) "Delivering Corporate Training in Writing" (Stephen T. Moskey); (22) "The One-Day, In-House Writing Workshop" (Robert D. Gieselman); (23) "Conducting a Fifteen-Week Writing Program" (Joel P. Bowman and Bernadine P. Branchaw); (24) "Industry Needs College Technical Communications Instructors" (Herman Estrin); (25) "A Model Syllabus for In-House Corporate Speech Training" (John Hollwitz and Eric Matthiesen); (26) "Sample Short Course Outlines" (L. W. Denton); (27) "Effective Writing Series for Management" (William J. Buchholz); (28) "Technical Writing Syllabus for Eleven-Week Session" (William J. Buchholz); and (29) "Consulting and In-House Writing Courses: A Selected Bibliography" (L. W. Denton and W. E. Rivers). (SRT)
Descriptors: Business Communication, Communication Audits, Communication Problems, Communication Skills, Consultants, Consultation Programs, Ethics, Industrial Training, On the Job Training, Organizational Communication, Professional Training, Speech Communication, Speech Curriculum, Technical Writing, Training Methods, Writing Instruction
The Association for Business Communication, University of Illinois, 100 English Building, 608 South Wright St., Urbana, IL 61801 ($8.95 member, $9.95 nonmember; prepaid orders only).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Business Communication Association, Urbana, IL.
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