Communicating in Small Groups: Principles and Practices, 9/e Steven A. Beebe,TexasState University - San Marcos John T. Masterson,TexasLutheran University Are you looking for balance? Known for its wealth of relevant, practical, and up-to-date information,Communicating in Small Groupsprovides a balance of principles and applications of group communication. With emphasis on teamwork, technology, and ethical collaboration, the 9 th edition ofCommunicating in Small Groups: Principles and Practiceshelps you enhance your performance in groups and teams, while also giving you insight into why group and team members communicate as they do. In addition to theextensive coverage ofcritical thinking, reasoning, and fallaciesand an excellent discussion of thebusiness world, the 9 th edition includes these new and exciting features: New four-color designgrabs and maintains your attention while enhancing your overall learning experience. New or updated case studies in every chaptergive you the opportunity to practice applying principles through application and discussion. Revised andexpanded coverage of technologyhighlights the use and impact of virtual groups in small group communication. New material aboutdiversity and group communicationhelps you understand the challenges and opportunities presented by working with people from different cultures and backgrounds. New Group Assessment instrumentsreinforce your understanding of core concepts and skills. What Reviewers Are Saying AboutCommunicating in Small Groups: Principles and Practices: "The strength of the text is its balance. In my estimation, it is a fine and balanced text for developing team communication and leadership skills in undergraduates." - Douglas F. Threet,EvergreenValley College "One of the strengths of the book is the pedagogical aidsâ€¦The book was written by experienced teachers who understand that breaking a chapter into digestible pieces helps students master the material." - Alan C. Lerstrom,LutherCollege "Special strengths [of this text] are the "Review" sections and "Cutting Edge Theory" boxes. I also appreciate the information on technology, ethics, and creativity." - Lynnea McHenry,HawkeyeCommunity CollegeBeebe, Steven A. is the author of 'Communicating in Small Groups', published 2008 under ISBN 9780205547210 and ISBN 0205547214.