ERIC Number: EJ665964
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Practicing Engineers Talk about the Importance of Talk: A Report on the Role of Oral Communication in the Workplace.
Darling, Ann L.; Dannels, Deanna P.
Communication Education, v52 n1 p1-16 Jan 2003
Reports the results of practicing engineers' descriptions of the importance of oral communication. Suggests that engineering practice takes place in an intensely oral culture and while formal presentations are important to practicing engineers, daily work is characterized more by interpersonal and small group experiences. Notes that communication skills, such as translation, clarity, negotiation, and listening are vital. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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