9780205372461

Nonverbal Behavior in Interpersonal Relations

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205372461

  • ISBN 10:

    0205372465

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/25/2003
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Newer Edition

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

Nonverbal Behavior in Interpersonal Relations offers a complete and precise explanation of the principles of nonverbal communication and its application in everyday life. The authors draw from a wide variety of disciplines and upon their vast experience as instructors, consultants, and corporate trainers to offer a unique blend of social scientific and humanistic approaches to the study of nonverbal behavior. This well-researched book offers conclusions about the research in an easy-to-read and student-friendly style. Each chapter includes exercises, activities, self-tests, or questionnaires that help students understand the actual and potential impact of nonverbal behaviors on communication. It also helps students build the skills they will need to become competent nonverbal communicators in today's global community. New and notable features: bull; bull;Offers a new Instructor's Manual, which includes guidelines for objectives, exercises, and testing, test questions, and an outline of each chapter. bull;Explores the differences in cross cultural nonverbal behaviors, including differences between greetings, gestures, gifts, and time usage among various cultures around the world, emphasizing the importance of understanding other cultures in order to communicate with them effectively. bull;Blends theory, research, and applications to enable students of all levels to understand the material. bull;Includes instructional measures and exercises throughout the book to help students evaluate their own communication and apply the material in the text to real-world situations. bull;Updates chapters with current research and data while maintaining some of the more classic references that still are significant to the field, enabling students to compare older and newer references and see the evolution of the research in nonverbal communication.

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