COMMUNICATING FOR RESULTS: A GUIDE FOR BUSINESS AND THE PROFESSIONS, 11th Edition, equips you with the basic concepts and techniques you need to successfully communicate in today’s business world, regardless of your current level of experience. Covering every aspect of the communication process, the text gives you a competitive edge in any business situation — using social media more effectively, conducting professional interviews, making skilled presentations with professional visual aids, assuming a leadership role, participating in successful teams, and more. Online video clips of common professional scenarios paired with chapter concepts give you a realistic view into the business world, while Polishing Your Career Skills features provide diagnostic tools to help you sharpen your skills.
Cheryl Hamilton, an author well known for her writing style and award-winning teaching, is professor emeritus at Tarrant County College-NE Campus in the Communication Arts Department where she served as department chair and communication professor and continues to teach each fall semester to stay close to students and try out new textbook material. Her numerous awards — including the Chancellor’s Award for Exemplary Teaching — show her love of teaching. Although she specialized in business communication and public speaking, Dr. Hamilton taught more than 10 different communication courses. Throughout her career, she served as mentor to many beginning teachers; presented more than 40 papers at national conferences; conducted numerous seminars for large and small corporations; served on multiple educational committees; and authored two additional texts — THE ESSENTIALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING and COMMUNICATING FOR SUCCESS. An Illinois native, Dr. Hamilton received her bachelor’s degree from Eastern Illinois University, her master’s degree from Purdue University, and her doctoral degree from the University of North Texas.