Books

Members of the Metacomm team have published a number of books based on their original research and consulting experiences. Check out the possibilities below and learn how to order.


Transforming Leaders into Progress Makers: Leadership for the 21st Century
Authors:  Phillip G. Clampitt, Robert J. DeKoch
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By weaving together original research, novel strategies and tactics, and stories of successful leaders, this book provides insight into how to become a progress-making leader. Written by a professor and a business executive, the book provides actionable ideas grounded in sound research and tested in real organizations.


Communicating for Managerial Effectiveness: Problems | Strategies | Solutions
Author: Phillip G. Clampitt
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Presenting managerial communication as a strategic, value-adding aspect of every organization, Communicating for Managerial Effectiveness, Fourth Edition, provides students, executives, and managers with actionable strategies that address vital communication challenges


Embracing Uncertainty: The Essence of Leadership
Authors:  Phillip G. Clampitt, Robert J. DeKoch
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This book offers a radically different approach from the clever, but overly simplistic and frequently misleading formulas for success offered by most self-help business literature. The authors believe that in today’s turbulent competitive environment it is necessary to embrace uncertainty and set more realistic expectations, while creating greater flexibility to adapt to ever-changing situations.


Assessing Organizational Communication: Strategic Communication Audits
Authors: Cal W. Downs Phd, Allyson D. Adrian PhD
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This essential guide offers a detailed framework for assessing communication processes within an organization and using the results to develop improved organizational strategies. Presented in clear, accessible prose are the “tools of the trade” for planning and initiating audits, gathering data using a wide variety of methodologies, analyzing the findings, and preparing effective reports.


Auditing Organizational Communication: A Handbook of Research, Theory and Practice
Authors: Owen Hargie, Dennis Tourish
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Auditing Organizational Communication is a thoroughly revised and updated new edition of the successful Handbook of Communication Audits for Organizations, which has established itself as a core text in the field of organizational communication.


Accogliere l’incertezza. L’essenza della leadership (Italian)
Authors:  Phillip G. Clampitt, Robert J. DeKoch
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L’incertezza è parte della nostra quotidianità pubblica e privata. Riconoscerla e accoglierla è garanzia di successo. Il leader è colui che in situazioni critiche riesce a cogliere il giusto atteggiamento mentale ed è in grado di guidare se stesso e gli altri al confronto con la realtà delle cose con ottimismo e rinnovate energie. Questo libro intende rappresentare un viaggio alla scoperta di sé e delle proprie organizzazioni, un percorso che mette in discussione molte convinzioni e genera nuove prospettive.