The 10 Best Communications Textbooks

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Media & Culture
The Dynamics of Persuasion
Everyday Encounters

This wiki has been updated 5 times since it was first published in July of 2018. Regardless of which profession you're in or considering pursuing, the ability to communicate clearly will be key to your success. These textbooks can help teach you the basics of effective messaging, whether on a one-to-one basis or over mass media. You'll be able to interact profitably with friends, family, and coworkers — just remember us when you end up ruling the world. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best communications textbook on Amazon.

10. Identities in a Global Community

9. Technical Communication

8. Making Connections

7. Interplay: The Process of Interpersonal Communication

6. Developing Leaders for a Networked World

5. Business Communications Essentials

4. Media & Culture

3. Principles for a Lifetime

2. The Dynamics of Persuasion

1. Everyday Encounters


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