Recommended Texts

Unlike all other texts in the field, only Bovée and Thill cover mobile business communication. In all editions published in 2019 or after, they’ll be the only authors covering intelligent technologies and artificial intelligence. They also provide the full range of digital communication and social media that students will need to know to meet employer expectations.

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Business Communication Today, 14th Ed.
This book is available for examination. Click the title above and select “Request a copy.” Students may purchase or rent the text in softcover or purchase or subscribe to it as an e-text. It’s also available for purchase unbound. MyLab Business Communication is always a recommended option.

 

Excellence In Business Communication, 13th Ed.
This book is available for examination. Click the title above and select “Request a copy.” Students may purchase an unbound copy, rent the text in softcover, or purchase or subscribe to it as an e-text. MyLab Business Communication is always a recommended option.

 

Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
This book is available for examination. Click the title above and select “Request a copy.” Students may purchase or rent the text in softcover or purchase or subscribe to it as an e-text. It’s also available for purchase unbound. MyLab Business Communication is always a recommended option.

 

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Unleash the Power of Storytelling

Monday, March 18th, 2019

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How Jeff Bezos Turned Narrative into Amazon’s Competitive Advantage

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

“Bezos is Amazon's chief writing evangelist, and his advocacy for the art of long-form writing as a motivational tool and idea-generation technique has been ordering how people think and work at Amazon for the last two decades—most importantly, in how the company creates new ideas, how it shares them, and how it gets support for […]

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Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

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Maximize Your One-to-One Communication

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

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Communication Strategies: Foot-in-the-Door and Door-in-the-Face

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

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How to Get Your Message Delivered in Writing

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

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How to Give the Perfect Presentation

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

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How to Network If You’re Socially Awkward

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

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The 25 Most Essential Public Speaking Tips

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

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