Alternatives Considered But Not Disclosed: The Ambiguous by Dennis Schoeneborn

By Dennis Schoeneborn

Powerfully pushed by way of the paintings of consulting enterprises, the presentation softwear Microsoft PowerPoint is more and more used on all degrees of industrial and academic verbal exchange. however, slidewear ranks amoung the least explored media in conversation reports. This learn investigates the position of PowerPoint in organizational conversation, really by way of a practical hindrance among its program for documentation instead of presentation reasons. This publication is a helpful reference for lecturers within the social sciences, specifically media and conversation experiences, in addition to practitioners in company verbal exchange and data administration.

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