Communicating for Managerial Effectiveness: Problems | Strategies | Solutions (5th Revised edition)

Communicating for Managerial Effectiveness: Problems | Strategies | Solutions (5th Revised edition)

By: Phillip G. Clampitt (author)Paperback

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Author, Phillip G. Clampitt (Hendrickson Professor of Business) skillfully integrates theory, research, and real-world case studies into models designed to enhance understanding of complex communication issues and guide thoughtful responses to the challenges. The book's "Wheel of Communication Effectiveness" model illustrates the unified nature of a world-class communication system. Communicating for Managerial Effectiveness, Fifth Edition equips students, managers, and executives with the strategies and tools to address common communication problems experienced in organizations with the goal of learning how to add value to their organizations by communicating more effectively. Some of these challenges include: Communicating about major changes Spanning organizational boundaries Selecting the proper communication technologies Transforming data into knowledge Addressing ethical dilemmas Providing useful performance feedback Cultivating the innovative spirit Building a world-class communication system NEW TO THE FIFTH EDITION New model for assessing, managing, and mastering traditional and developing communication technologies Emphasis on social media with current and relevant examples New research on decision-making heuristics and biases New "how-to" tools and exercises to demonstrate how to craft effective communication strategies and develop tactics "Historical Hyperlinks" feature with insights from fascinating leaders including Teddy Roosevelt, Martha Graham, Socrates, and Juliette Gordon Low to explore the communication challenges they faced and how they resolved them Have You Ever Formulated a Response to Someone's Idea Before the Person Finishes Speaking? Watch a video from the author now: Students, visit the author's Student Study Site which features video links, web resources, eFlashcards, web quizzes, and more at !

About Author

Phillip G. Clampitt received his Ph.D. in organizational communication from the University of Kansas. He holds the Blair Endowed Chair of Communication and was previously the Hendrickson Professor of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay where he is a full professor. Dr. Clampitt is the chair of four units at UWGB: Information & Computing Science, Communication, Computer Science, and Information Science. Sage Publications recently published the sixth edition of his best-selling book, Communicating for Managerial Effectiveness 6e. He co-authored two books with Robert J. DeKoch (President/COO of the Boldt Company): Embracing Uncertainty: The Essence of Leadership and Transforming Leaders into Progress Makers. Phil's work on "Decision Downloading" was featured in the MIT Sloan Management Review and the Wall Street Journal. Additionally, he has published in numerous journals, including The Academy of Management Executive, Journal of Communication Management, Journal of Business Communication and Management Communication Quarterly. He has contributed chapters to numerous works including: Handbook of Communication Audits for Organisations, Communication Audits, and the International Encyclopedia of Organizational Communication. He also is on the editorial board of many professional journals. Over the past thirty years he has worked on communication and leadership issues with many organizations including Nokia, PepsiCo, Schneider National, The Boldt Company, Dental City, National University and the Menasha Corporation. Phil has been a guest speaker at the U.S. Army War College where they use his books in their Strategic Leadership class. In addition to many guest-speaking opportunities in the U.S., he has also been invited to speak internationally at places such as The University of Pisa, The University of Aberdeen, The University of Ulster, as well as to numerous multi-national businesses and professional organizations. His students have heard him ask, "So what?" so often that they started calling him "Dr. So What." Subsequently, he developed a related website ( that highlights his passionate commitment to critical thinking and thoughtful inquiry.


I. FOUNDATION 1. Understanding Communication 2. Examining Communication Approaches 3. Scrutinizing Ethical Issues 4. Imparting the Organizational Culture II. COMMUNICATION CHALLENGES 5. Selecting and Using Communication Technologies 6. Managing Data, Information, Knowledge, and Action 7. Providing Performance Feedback 8. Communicating Across Organization Boundaries 9. Communicating About Change 10. Cultivating the Innovative Spirit 11. Building a World-Class Communication System

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412992046
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9781412992046
  • ISBN10: 1412992044
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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