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The Lost Art of the Good Schmooze : Building Rapport and Defusing Conflict in Everyday and Public Talk, Hardback Book

The Lost Art of the Good Schmooze : Building Rapport and Defusing Conflict in Everyday and Public Talk Hardback

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This book shows how a good schmooze can be turned to social benefit, without the humiliation of "sucking up" or the hypocrisy of the "the hard sell."* Conversational exchanges in social life, family life, workplace talk, educational interaction, and cross-cultural sequences* Excerpts from interviews, media, and ordinary verbal interactions* Examples of personalities schmoozing well, and badly* A glossary of sociolinguistic terminology* A bibliography of sources about discourse analysis

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 203 pages
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Popular psychology
  • ISBN: 9780313383410

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