Communication: Principles for a Lifetime by Steven A. Beebe

By Steven A. Beebe

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Communication: ideas for an entire life was designed to deal with the most important problem while educating creation to communique: tips to current the diversity of primary thought and abilities with no overwhelming beginners. by way of organizing the textual content round 5 key ideas of conversation, authors Steven Beebe, Susan Beebe, and Diana Ivy support scholars to work out the interaction between conversation recommendations, talents, and contexts. The 6th version keeps this profitable five-principles framework, and provides up-to-date content material and a brand new studying structure that higher is helping scholars construct, and use, powerful conversation abilities — within the path and beyond.

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27 Impersonal Communication p. 26 Rhetoric p. 28 Small Group Communication p. 27 Mass Communication p. 28 Group p. 27 Organizational Communication p. 28 Dyad p. 27 Health Communication p. 28 APPLYING Principles for a Lifetime Principle One: Be aware of your communication with yourself and others. • • • • Be aware of your intrapersonal communication. • Be conscious of how your own “self-talk” has an effect on your communication with others and your overall communication behavior. • Be aware of the communication behavior of others.

We may try to lose weight, have a nose job, or get another tattoo. We also attempt to keep up with the proverbial Joneses by wanting more expensive clothes, cars, and homes. By extension, what we own becomes who we are. The bigger, better, more “hightech,” and more luxurious our possessions, we may subconsciously conclude, the better we are. The Social Self Your social self is that part of you that interacts with others. William James believed that you have as many social selves as you have people who recognize you and that you change who you are depending on the friend, family member, colleague, or acquaintance with whom you are interacting.

At this level, skills become second nature. We know or can do something but don’t have to concentrate to be able to act on that knowledge or draw on that skill. To illustrate this framework, let’s look at an example. Your coworker Stella sometimes says inappropriate things; she just doesn’t seem to know how to talk to people in a way that doesn’t make her come across like she was raised by wolves. Stella is at Maslow’s level 1 when it comes to communication: She doesn’t know that she communicates poorly.

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