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Say what you really mean! : how women can learn to speak up

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Kirtland Community College Library BF 637 .C45 J643 2014 30775305496169 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781442230057 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1442230053 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781442230064 (electronic)
  • Physical Description: print
    xxi,133 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-129) and index.
Summary, etc.: "Most of us claim to value honesty and openness in communication, but we often settle for insincerity and ambiguity. We valiantly try to say what we mean, all the while using words, attitudes, and expressions that sabotage the real message. Results can be frustrating, or even devastating. A recent workplace report claims that 25% of the business sector experience communication problems on the job. The actual percentage is probably much higher. Most large companies recruiting and hiring employees are looking for effective communication as one of the top three skills, in addition to being a team player and having job expertise. Knowing what to say, as well as how and when to say it, are critical factors in communicating about important issues. Finding the courage to give an honest response can give you a bad case of nerves or insomnia. Yet, keeping quiet or minimizing a message can be potentially problematic. In romantic relationships, avoiding sensitive topics may seem like the right thing to do. But chances are women are lighting the fuse to a cache of fireworks that?s bound to explode sooner or later, ruining any chance of a truly meaningful relationship ... Say What you Mean! How Women Can Learn to Speak Up offers hope for improving personal and professional communication for those who struggle to find the right words"
Subject: Interpersonal communication
Communication in organizations
Communication in management
Women Psychology
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