The Lost Art of the Good Schmooze

The Lost Art of the Good Schmooze

Building Rapport and Defusing Conflict in Everyday and Public Talk

eBook - 2011
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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

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calkif. : Praeger, c2011
ISBN: 9780313383427
0313383421
0313383413
9780313383410
Characteristics: 1 online resource (203 p.)

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