Courtland L. Bovée and John V. Thill have been leading textbook authors for more than
two decades, introducing millions of students to the fields of business and business communication.
Their award-winning texts are distinguished by proven pedagogical features,
extensive selections of contemporary case studies, hundreds of real-life examples, engaging
writing, thorough research, and a unique integration of print and electronic resources. Each
new edition reflects the authors’ commitment to continuous refinement and improvement,
particularly in terms of modeling the latest practices in business and the use of technology.
Professor Bovée has 22 years of teaching experience at Grossmont College in San
Diego, where he has received teaching honors and was accorded that institution’s C. Allen
Paul Distinguished Chair. Mr. Thill is a prominent communications consultant who has
worked with organizations ranging from Fortune 500 multinationals to entrepreneurial
start-ups. He formerly held positions with Pacific Bell and Texaco.