- The Oxford Handbook of Advice
- List of Editors
- List of Contributors
- Advice Across Disciplines and Contexts
- Advice Recipients: The Psychology of Advice Utilization
- How the Other Half Thinks: The Psychology of Advising
- Advice Messages and Interactions
- Advice in Intimate Relationships
- Giving and Receiving Advice in Groups, Networks, and Organizations
- Advice in Families
- Advice Giving and Advice Resistance on Telephone Helplines
- Advice Giving in Psychotherapy
- Advice from Healthcare Professionals
- Advice in Education
- Advice in Mentoring Relationships in Organizations
- Advice in the Workplace
- Advice in the Lawyer-Client Relationship
- Business Advice: A Demonstrability Perspective
- Advice in Government and Policy Making
- Word-of-Mouth Marketing
- Advice Communication in Cyberspace
- Advice Across Cultures
- Reflections on Advice and the Ethics of Communication
- Advice: Communication with Consequence
Abstract and Keywords
This chapter highlights cross-cutting themes from the research reviewed in this Handbook. Areas for theoretical integration across contexts and levels of analysis are also suggested. In addition, it summarizes the variety of methods used to study advice and makes suggestions for methodological synthesis and advancement. Finally, some of the best practices for giving advice offered by the other chapters in this volume are synthesized. The chapter concludes with reflections on the relationship between theory and application.
Erina L. MacGeorge (PhD, Speech Communication, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) is an associate professor in Communication Arts and Sciences at Pennsylvania State University. Her research addresses social support and social influence, with a particular focus on advice, and includes the development of advice response theory, which explains advice outcomes for recipients as a function of message, advisor, situation, and recipient characteristics.
Lyn M. Van Swol (PhD, Social Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) is a professor in the Communication Arts department at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research examines information sharing and advice in groups, utilization of advice in decision making, and the detection and deterring of deception.
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