100+ concise, engaging case studies on various topics in ethics. Case studies cover current topics in digital ethics, free speech, journalism, advertising, public relations, political communication, art, health communication, and sports media. Each case highlights arguments and values on various sides of a conflict, and each case study is available in PDF form with discussion questions and references for further information.
This text provides the student with an introduction to communication in a business and professional setting with the focus on exploring the common human communication behaviors that are at play in organizations as well as in life. The text is divided into five parts that cover the process of human communication, organizational communication and culture, interpersonal communication, interviewing, communicating in groups and teams, meetings, and building effective presentations.Originally, the development of these materials arose from the desire of the Speech Communication Discipline at El Paso Community College to provide SPCH 1321 students with a cost-effective textbook that was similar in content to the other textbook choices. This textbook is a revision of the initial OER materials and adds new information from a variety of OER sources.