Communication: Principles for a Lifetime, Portable Edition -- Volume 3: Communicating in Groups and Teams Steven A. Beebe,Texas State University - San Marcos Susan J. Beebe,Texas State University - San Marcos Diana K. Ivy,Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Volume 3 ofCommunication: Principles for a Lifetime, Portable Editiondiscusses howcommunication in small groups and teamscan be understood and enhanced through the five communication principles, which serve as a framework for this text: Be awareof your communication with yourself and others. Effectively use and interpretverbalmessages. Effectively use and interpretnonverbalmessages. Listenandrespondthoughtfully to others. Appropriately adaptmessages to others. In these chapters, the authors explain how groups and teams work, then offer practical strategies for collaboratively solving problems, leading groups and teams, and running and participating in meetings. This Portable Edition brings you maximum flexibility with an innovative format and the support that today's communication courses require: The innovative design offour separate volumes-Principles of Communication,Interpersonal Communication,Communicating in Groups and Teams, andPresentational Speaking-allows you totake with you only the volume you needto read and study-the ultimate format to fit the way you live! Contextually placed icons connect to our interactive onlineMyCommunicationLabresources featuringintegrated video clipsof selected speeches and communication concepts, activities, practice tests, and much more, so you can see examples of the communication principles in action and learn more about the theory and skills interactively.Susan J. Beebe is the author of 'Communication: Principles for a Lifetime, Portable Edition -- Volume 3: Communicating in Groups and Teams', published 2008 under ISBN 9780205593552 and ISBN 0205593550.