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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