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Ting-Toomey, Stella

Works: 48 works in 250 publications in 2 languages and 10,597 library holdings
Genres: Cross-cultural studies  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Stella Ting-Toomey
The SAGE handbook of conflict communication : integrating theory, research, and practice by John G Oetzel( )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"007 Distinguished Book Award from the Communication & Social Cognition Division of the National Communication Association THE SAGE Handbook of Conflict Communication: Integrating Theory, Research, and Practice is the first resource to synthesize key theories, research, and practices of conflict communication in a variety of contexts. Editors John Oetzel and Stella Ting-Toomey, as well as expert researchers in the field, emphasize constructive conflict management from a communication perspective which places primacy in the message as the focus of conflict research and practice."--Publisher's website
Managing intercultural conflict effectively by Stella Ting-Toomey( )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title aims to improve understanding and communication among individuals from different cultural backgrounds and explains the culture-based situational conflict model, including the relationship among conflict, ethnicity, and culture; and integrates theory and practice in the discussion of interpersonal conflict in culture, ethnic, and gender contexts
Communicating effectively with the Chinese by Ge Gao( )

10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By identifying some of the distinctive communication practices in Chinese culture, and interpreting the dynamics, the authors offer a realistic and clear illustration of the specific characteristics of Chinese communication
Communicating across cultures by Stella Ting-Toomey( Book )

22 editions published between 1900 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From high-level business negotiations to casual conversations among friends, every interpersonal interaction is shaped by cultural norms and expectations. Seldom is this more clearly brought to light than in encounters between people from diverse cultural backgrounds, when dissimilar communication practices may lead to frustration and misunderstanding. This thought-provoking text presents an identity-based framework for understanding the impact of culture on communication and for helping students develop mindful intercultural communication skills. With illustrative examples from around the globe, the book shows that communicating involves much more than transmitting a particular message--it also reflects each participant's self-image, group identifications and values, and network and relational needs. Readers learn to move effectively and appropriately through a range of transcultural situations by combining culture-specific knowledge with competent listening and communication skills. Throughout, helpful tables, charts, and recommendations for translating concepts into practice enhance the utility of the text. Book jacket."--Jacket
Culture and interpersonal communication by William B Gudykunst( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors examine the theoretical influence of culture on interpersonal communication. They provide a framework for guiding future, and for interpreting past, research in the field. Because cross-cultural comparisons of interpersonal communication must be theoretically based, culture must be treated as a variable in research. This concept is presented in the first two chapters and then applied to specific areas of research. Previous research is reinterpreted in the light of this concept, and explanations are provided on how culture has influenced specific areas such as situational factors, verbal and nonverbal communication styles, interpersonal and intergroup relationships
Cross-cultural interpersonal communication by International and Intercultural Communication Annual( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communication in personal relationships across cultures( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communication in Personal Relationships Across Cultures examines the communication practices of non-Western cultures. The international cast of contributors assembled here leaves behind the biases typical of most research and theorizing done in this area of communication and enables the reader to develop a thorough understanding of how people communicate in non-Western societies. Chapters focus on communication practices in China, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Brazil, Iran, Africa, and totalitarian societies. Through both emic and etic approaches, this groundbreaking volume explores how members of a culture understand their own communication, and compares the similarities and differences of specific aspects of communication across cultures. --From publisher's description
Language, communication, and culture : current directions by Stella, Ed Ting-Toomey( Book )

20 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dealing with the relationships among language, communication, and culture, the 12 papers in this collection are divided into three parts. The first part deals with the critical issues related to language acquisition, context, and cognition. The second part presents an array of perspectives in analyzing the role of language in comparative cross-cultural communication settings. The third part examines the role of first-language and second-language usage in intergroup communication contexts. Papers presented in the collection are: "Language, Communication, and Culture: An Introduction" (Stella Ting-Toomey); "Communication and Language Acquisition within a Cultural Context" (Beth Haslett); "Linguistic Relativity: Toward a Broader View" (Thomas M. Steinfatt); "Speech and the Communal Function in Four Cultures" (Gerry Philipsen); "Fifty Terms for Talk: A Cross-Cultural Study" (Donal Carbaugh); "Life Demands 'Musayara': Communication and Culture among Arabs in Israel" (Yousuf Griefat and Tamar Katriel); "Linguistic Strategies and Cultural Styles for Persuasive Discourse" (Barbara Johnstone); "Telephone Openings and Conversational Universals: A Study in Three Languages" (Robert Hopper and Nada Koleilat Doany); "Power Pronouns and the Language of Intercultural Understanding" (Stephen P. Banks); "The Contexts of Language Learning: Extending the Intergroup Model of Second Language Acquisition" (Peter Garrett and others); "Cultural Variability in Ethnolinguistic Identity" (William B. Gudykunst); and "Bilingual Communication in Organizational Settings: Aspects of the Canadian Case" (Richard Y. Bourhis). (References are included with chapters.) (RS)
Mass media effects across cultures( Book )

11 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speech Communication Association
Communicating effectively with the Chinese by Ko Kao( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They explain why miscommunication between Chinese and North Americans takes place and suggest ways to improve Chinese/North American communication. By incorporating instances of everyday conversations, Gao and Ting-Toomey offer a realistic and clear illustration of the specific characteristics and functions of Chinese communication, as well as problematic areas of Chinese-North Amnnerican encounters. Communicating Effectively With the Chinese will be widely used by professionals and academics in communication, intercultural communication, interpersonal communication, Asian studies, and race and ethnic studies
Communication, culture, and organizational processes( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communication, gender, and sex roles in diverse interaction contexts by gender, and sex roles in diverse interaction contexts Communication( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Challenge of facework : cross-cultural and interpersonal issues( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding intercultural communication by Stella Ting-Toomey( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Understanding Intercultural Communication" offers a comprehensive look at the foundational concepts of intercultural communication. Through its dynamic theme of flexible intercultural communication, authors Stella Ting-Toomey and Leeva Chung effectively bridge the gap between intercultural communication theory and practice. This book is distinctive because of its well-balanced emphasis on both cross-national intercultural communication issues and U.S. domestic diversity issues. Written in a conversational style, the text presents up-to-date, identity-based frameworks and fresh approaches. By integrating current empirical research with lively intercultural examples, this book illustrates the practical nature of the intercultural communication field. Ting-Toomey and Chung encourage students to think critically by asking thought-provoking questions throughout the text and posing intercultural ethical dilemmas for students to ponder. The text offers strong coverage of such topics as the process of ethnic and cultural identity change, culture shock and intercultural adjustment, intercultural verbal communication styles, conflict facework interactions, romantic relationships and raising bicultural children, global identity challenges, and decision-making choices in intercultural ethics
Communicating for peace : diplomacy and negotiation by Felipe, Ed Korzenny( Book )

14 editions published in 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by trends towards increasing attention to peace studies and an emphasis in international relations on placing communication at the center of diplomacy and negotiation, this book presents 13 papers divided into three main sections. The first section contains conceptual selections that address general theory. The second section more clearly presents case studies and examples that lead to praxis. The third section addresses issues of organizational structure, media, and alternative channels of communication for the procurement of peace. Papers in the book are: "Communicating for Peace: Hope and Perspective" (Felipe Korzenny and Susan Douglas Ryan); "Diplomacy: a Special Case for Intergroup Communication" (William B. Gudykunst); "International Negotiations: a Power-and-Trust Relationship" (Fred L. Casmir); "Attitude Formation and International Conflict" (Herbert H. Blumberg); "Intergroup Diplomatic Communication: a Face-Negotiation Perspective" (Stella Ting-Toomey and Mark Cole); "Cultural Orientation of Argument in International Disputes: Negotiating the Law of the Sea" (Gregg B. Walker); "Taoism and the Metaphoric Analysis of International Dispute Mediation" (G. Richard Holt and others); "Deadlock: Israel and Egypt Negotiate" (Raymond Cohen); "Communication, Peace, and Development: a Communitarian Perspective" (Majid Tehranian); "International Organization and Integration Theory: The Case of the International Telecommunication Union" (Jean-Luc Renaud); "The Alternative Media and the Overthrow of the Marcos Regime" (Hernando Gonzalez); "Citizen Power in U.S. Foreign Policy: a Strategy to Communicate Consensus" (Grant Hilliker); and "Addressing the Communication Dimension of Diplomacy and Negotiation: The Intellectual Agenda" (Glen Fisher). (Most chapters provide references.) (Rs)
Cross-cultural interpersonal communication( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analysis of marital communication behaviors and perceptions of marital satisfaction : a validation study of the intimate negotiation coding system by Stella Wun Chu Ting-Toomey( )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gossip as a Communication Construct by Stella Ting-Toomey( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although an important communication process, gossip rarely has been seriously studied. Distinct from rumor and self-disclosure, it can be defined as the communication process whereby information about another person's affairs or activities is disclosed and circulated in an exclusive manner in dyads. Some "functionalists" assert that gossip maintains social boundaries between in-group members and outsiders and reaffirms the norms and values of a particular communication network, while others claim gossip is a way to obtain information about another person and functions as a manipulative strategy to forward one's self-interest. "Transactionalists" propose it is used for impression management and for social comparison. The social exchange theory posits three functions of gossip, "informative, ""moralizing," and "entertainment." Four rules can be advanced concerning the context, content, procedure, and structure of gossip in terms of the gossipers (a and b) and the "gossipee" (c): (1) when a and b gossip about c, c is not to be within listening distance; (2) what a shares with b about c is not public knowledge; (3) gossip is an entirely voluntary process; and (4) a and b are closer to each other than either is to C. Given these rules, it can be seen that gossip, or the art of "self-disclosure," seems to closely parallel self-disclosing communication. (Jl)
Consideration of Cantonese-English as a subdialect by Stella Ting-Toomey( )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Culture and interpersonal communication
Managing intercultural conflict effectivelyCommunicating effectively with the ChineseCommunicating across culturesCulture and interpersonal communicationCommunication in personal relationships across culturesLanguage, communication, and culture : current directionsMass media effects across culturesCommunicating effectively with the Chinese
Alternative Names
Toomey, Stella 1952-

Toomey Stella Ting-

Toomey, Stella Ting- 1952-

English (215)

Spanish (3)