Welcome to the SAGE edge site for Applying Communication Theory for Professional LifeFifth Edition!

Applying Communication Theory for Professional Life is the first communication theory textbook to provide practical material for career-oriented students. Featuring new case studies, updated examples, and the latest research, the Fifth Edition introduces communication theory in a way that helps students understand its importance to careers in communication and business. Real-world case studies within each chapters are designed for in-class use to illustrate the application of theory in a variety of professional settings. The Fifth edition features eight new theories, a new chapter on theories of strategic communication, and expanded discussions of mediated communication theories.

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We gratefully acknowledge Marianne Dainton and Elaine D. Zelley for writing an excellent text. Special thanks are also due to Integra for developing the resources on this site.