1st Edition

Publications Management
Essays for Professional Communicators




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ISBN 9780895031631
Published June 15, 1994 by Routledge
251 Pages

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"Publications Management: Essays for Professional Communicators" is a collection of essays designed for use in academic programs in technical and professional communication and for communication professionals in the workplace. The contributors include publications managers in the workplace and academics who teach in technical and professional communication programs. Their multiple perspectives offer a broad introduction to some of the important issues publications.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

 Introduction O. Jane Allen and Lynn H. Deming

PART I. COMMUNICATION AND THE MANAGER
 Managing Technical Publications: A Growing and Changing Responsibility James W. Souther

 Designing Noise Audits to Improve Managerial-Employee Communication Renee B. Horowitz and Robert V. Peltier

 Technical Communication Models That Ensure Productive Meetings Marian G. Barchilon

PART II. MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION
 Comprehending and Aligning Professionals and Publications Organizations Daniel L. Plung

 Culture and Anarchy: What Publications Managers Should Know about Us and Them John G. Bryan

 Hiring and Managing Editorial Freelancers David L. Armbruster

 Managing Internships Jody H. Heiken

PART III. PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND THE INFORMATION DEVELOPMENT CYCLE
 The Role of the Technical Communicator Within Organizational Information Development Cycles Christopher J. Forbes

 Project Management: The Art of Managing Deadlines Barbara Weber

 The Project Worksheet for Efficient Writing Management John S. Harris

 Document Standardization: Maintaining Project Harmony Lynn H. Deming

 Estimating Costs for Documentation Projects David L. Smith

Robert M. Brown

PART IV. LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES
 Managing Publications According to Legal and Ethical Standards Carolyn D. Rude

 Rhetoric, Ethical Codes, and the Revival of Ethos in Publications Management Stuart C. Brown

PART V. PEDAGOGY
 Can We Be Partners? Industry/Corporate Advisory Boards for Academic Technical Communication Programs Carole Yee

 Teaching Technical Communication Majors about Organizational Management Paul V. Anderson

 A Design for a Graduate Seminar in Publications Management O. Jane Allen

 Contributors

 Index

 

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O Jane Allen (Author) ,  Lynn H Deming (Author)