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Spring 2020 Issue: How the Business Communication Community Is Weathering Through the COVID-19 Crisis

The response to our call for submissions to this special issue has been robust. The contributors have written on so many aspects of their experiences with COVID-19 that only a perusal of all the articles can capture their scope and dimensions. We present interviews with two organizational leaders of interest that cast light on how the association for business communication is fairing this pandemic and offer information about a young academic organization that should be of particular help to all of us who have been assigned to teach online, or “remotely”. The first of these interviews is with our own Executive director, Jim Dubinsky and the second one is with GSOLE president, Scott Warnock. Continue reading Spring 2020 Issue: How the Business Communication Community Is Weathering Through the COVID-19 Crisis

A place of our own

Editorial: A Place of Our Own

It is my honor to welcome our readers to this inaugural issue of Western ABC Bulletin which represents the work of several of our Western Region members. The collection of articles presented here might appear slim at first sight but it symbolizes the potential we have to produce knowledge—practical, pedagogical, and theoretical—for our field as a west coast group of business communicators—practitioners, instructors, administrators, trainers, and consultants. Our region can develop an identity of its own in business and professional communication with its wealth of technological research, entrepreneurial leadership, and the presence of major business colleges. Continue reading Editorial: A Place of Our Own