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IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication

Issue 1 • Date March 2011

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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): C1
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  • IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication publication information

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  • There's No Place Like Home: UK-Based Financial Analysts' Response to Dutch-English and British-English Annual Report Texts

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1 - 17
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    The introduction of international financial reporting regulations has caused European multinationals to be increasingly reliant on the nonfinancial multimodal sections of the annual report as a means of informing and persuading international stakeholders. Due to the growing status of English as an international financial communication language, moreover, these annual report sections are usually pr... View full abstract»

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  • Fortune 500 Homepages: Design Trends

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):18 - 30
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    This study is a comprehensive census of the homepage design practices of Fortune 500 companies, analyzing 46 elements of homepage design. The analysis establishes recent design trends of Fortune 500 homepages. In addition, it provides a snapshot of recent homepage design practices of the Fortune 500 that can be used for comparison with other populations and for future research and longitudinal stu... View full abstract»

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  • Opposing Broad Patent: Scientific American's Response to Morse v. O'Reilly (1848)

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):31 - 42
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    In 1848, Scientific American, a popular science and technology journal, published a series criticizing Morse v. O'Reilly's (1848) confirmation of Samuel Morse's broad telegraph patent and patenting scientific principles. It attacked the decision using copia and classification, rhetoric echoed by the Supreme Court and others in reversing the 1848 decision. The journal was particularly concerned wit... View full abstract»

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  • Culture, Communication, and ICT for Development: A Caribbean Study

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):43 - 55
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    Development projects in information and communication technologies may fail if local users perceive them as incompatible with existing work practices or cultural values. The present study examines cultural communication in the design of a prototype information-management system for the social service department of a developing Caribbean nation. The requirements-engineering process required communi... View full abstract»

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  • An Empirical Investigation of the Impact of Individual and Work Characteristics on Telecommuting Success

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):56 - 67
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    Individual and work characteristics are used in telecommuting plans; however, their impact on telecommuting success is not well known. We studied how employee tenure, work experience, communication skills, task interdependence, work output measurability, and task variety impact telecommuter productivity, performance, and satisfaction after taking into account the impact of communication technologi... View full abstract»

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  • Using NVivo to Answer the Challenges of Qualitative Research in Professional Communication: Benefits and Best Practices Tutorial

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):68 - 82
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    Recent updates in qualitative data-analysis software have provided the qualitative researcher in professional communication with powerful tools to assist in the research process. In this tutorial, we provide a brief overview of what software choices are available and discuss features of NVivo, one prominent choice. We then use our experiences with the software to discuss how it enhances three spec... View full abstract»

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  • Integrating Intercultural Communication into an Engineering Communication Service Class Tutorial

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):83 - 96
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    Engineering programs in the US made notable efforts to develop students' intercultural competence, but they tended to overlook the teaching of intercultural communication. Technical communication teachers can fill this gap by addressing intercultural issues in the service class. This proposal faces challenges: the lack of class time, teacher training, textbooks, and teaching methods. To address th... View full abstract»

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  • Assessment in Technical and Professional Communication (Hundleby, M. and Allen, J., Eds.; 2010) [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):97 - 99
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  • On the Dot: The Speck that Changed the World (Humez, A. and Humez, N.; 2008) [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):100 - 101
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    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 102
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  • Call for papers-Tutorials and Teaching Cases

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 103
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  • IEEE TPC Article Abstracts

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 104
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  • IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication Information for authors

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): C3
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  • IEEE Professional Communication Society Information

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Aims & Scope

The IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to applied research on professional communication--including but not limited to technical and business communication. It has been published since 1957 by the Professional Communication Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

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George F. Hayhoe
Mercer University School of Eng.