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IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication

Issue 3 • Date Sept. 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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  • New Landscapes in Professional Communication: The Practice and Theory of Our Field Outside the US

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):221 - 224
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  • Challenges to Project-based Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) for Professional Communication in China

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):225 - 243
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    This paper reports on a 10-year case study at a Chinese university of a faculty team's attempt to develop and disseminate a project-based computer-assisted language learning (CALL) program for professional communication. The discussion focuses on three main challenges (professional/academic values, pedagogical philosophy, and institutional culture) to expand a project-based CALL program at this un... View full abstract»

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  • Professional Communication in a Global Business Context: The Notion of Global Communicative Competence

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):244 - 262
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    On the basis of an extensive survey study conducted among business professionals engaging in global communication, this paper discusses communicative competence. Rapid changes in work environments, particularly advancing globalization and new technology, have highlighted the need for expanding our knowledge of the elements that constitute communicative competence in global encounters. Competence h... View full abstract»

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  • A Genre in the Making—A Grounded Theory Explanation of the Cultural Factors in Current Resume Writing in China

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):263 - 278
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    Little research has been done to explore the status of business genres in China. The present study explores the evolution of genre of resume writing in China using a grounded theory approach. This study examines the rhetorical patterns and persuasive strategies employed in resume writing in different periods in China and reveals how these changes are related to historical, social, and economic con... View full abstract»

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  • Factors Affecting the Design of Electronic Direct Mail Messages: Implications for Professional Communicators

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):279 - 298
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    Every company has a brand to build or a product or service to sell, and persuasive marketing communication has thus become indispensable. With the flourishing of the internet, electronic direct mail (EDM) messages have become an increasingly important and convenient mode of communication in the sales and marketing arena. This paper addresses the impact of new media on the design of such messages. ... View full abstract»

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  • Getting Off on the Right Foot: The Effects of Initial Email Messages on Negotiation Process and Outcome

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):299 - 313
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    This paper examines the role that initial exchanges play in determining subsequent process and outcome in email-based negotiations, an increasingly popular means of conducting domestic and international negotiations. The results of the study suggest considerable symmetry between parties in terms of the quantity (words) and quality of initial messages. However, informal greetings, introductions, an... View full abstract»

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  • Role of Familiarity in Affecting Knowledge Gaps in Geographically Dispersed Work

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):314 - 332
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    Increasingly, various tasks are being conducted by dispersed teams. However, such teams lack a common context, and knowledge gaps exist among dispersed team members making collaboration difficult. This paper seeks to examine whether and how properties of team context (e.g., familiarity with team members and task) have the potential to moderate the effects of structure of team context (e.g., disper... View full abstract»

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  • Qualitative Research in Technical Communication (Conklin, J. and Hayhoe, G.F., Eds.; 2011) [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):333 - 335
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  • Usability Testing Essentials: Ready, Set....Test! (Barnum, C.M.; 2011) [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):336 - 337
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  • Teaching Intercultural Rhetoric and Technical Communication: Theories, Curriculum, Pedagogies and Practices (Thatcher, B. and St. Amant, K.; 2011) [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):338 - 339
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  • IEEE TPC Article Abstracts

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 340
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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

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): C4
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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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Editor-in-Chief
George F. Hayhoe
Mercer University School of Eng.