Interviewing in a Changing World: Situations and Contexts, Second Edition

  • 5h 59m
  • Jonathan Howard Amsbary, Larry Powell
  • Taylor and Francis
  • 2018

Interviewing in a Changing World offers students the broadest coverage of interviewing available today by including several unique interview situations. Students begin to develop a better understanding of how to utilize strong interviewing skills in several different settings, as this text demonstrates that interviewing techniques differ in accordance with varying situations and contexts. The Second Edition covers employment contexts such as job interviews, persuasive interviews, performance and appraisal interviews, as well as media interviews on radio, television, newspapers, and political reporting. There are two full chapters on research, including interviewing skills needed for both qualitative and quantitative research. The book covers several unique interviewing situations that are on the cutting edge of communication research with an interview with a professional from the field and multiple sidebars on related theoretical and applied issues within each chapter.

About the Authors

Jonathan Howard Amsbary is a Professor and the Graduate Director in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA. He serves as the Graduate Director for the Communication Management M.A. program.

Larry Powell is a Professor of Communication Studies who teaches mass communication and communication management courses. He has worked for ten years as a full-time communication consultant and is ranked as one of the top 50 active communication researchers in the nation by Communication Monographs. He is the author of more than 80 academic articles and 8 books.

In this Book

  • The Basics of Interviewing
  • The Employment Interview—The Employer’s Perspective
  • The Employment Interview—The Job Applicant’s Perspective
  • Online Employment Interviews—Changing the Game
  • Performance Appraisal and Exit Interviews
  • Newspaper Interviews
  • Interviews on Radio and Television
  • Interviews in the Political Arena
  • Qualitative Research Interviews
  • Quantitative Research Interviews
  • Oral History Interviews
  • Interviews in Context