Tony Buon holds graduate and post-graduate degrees in psychology, behavioural sciences, and workplace Education. He has taught Leadership, Psychology and Human Resources Management up to Master's Level in Universities and Colleges in Australia and the UK. He also founded one of the first private psychological services in the People's Republic of China. This is his second book.
This book is about the art and practice of communicating. It explores the issues and downsides of poor communications, providing both case studies and practical tips about how to communicate more effectively at work. This is a must read for managers and others at work if you want to communicate better. - Professor Sir Cary Cooper, Manchester Business School, University of ManchesterCommunication Genius is an essential read for everyone who appreciates the value of communicating more effectively. This book makes accessible to a wide readership, many of the best practices and ideas of insightful thinkers and practitioners. - Professor Ashly Pinnington, Dean of Research, The British University in DubaiTony has done a fantastic job in pulling together an amazing number of articles and scientific studies and making them understandable to the lay person - I certainly recommend this book! - Andrew Kinder, Chartered Counselling & Chartered Occupational Psychologist, Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA -UK) ChairTony Buon is a master of communication. His dynamic workshops and ebullient teaching style engage audiences from all sectors. His new book reflects this bold and challenging approach and he uses in depth research to lead us through a fascinating exploration of communication strategies and methods. He calls into question accepted 'beliefs' (Maslow's hierarchy) and introduces the reader to an array of new theories from "IQ" racism to the Obama effect. Managers at all levels will find the stimulating content immensely valuable both for themselves and their teams as they grapple with the intricacies of effective communication in a fast changing corporate world. - Kate Nowlan, Chief Executive, CiC Employee Assistance, Fellow Royal Society of Arts (FRSA)After spending over 30 years dealing with workplace communication issues in both the private and public sectors, along with a history of teaching that spans nearly as long, Tony Buon has effectively channelled the most applicable of workplace communication issues into one book. Tony is a communication guru and this book compiles years of experience in the area into a practical guide and resource. A valuable tool, I strongly suggest this as required reading for anyone seeking to better their communication skills in the workplace and otherwise. - Dr Anastasia P. Rush, Clinical Psychologist, CEO HELLAS EAP (Greece)