Key Issues In Organizational Communication

Key Issues In Organizational Communication

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It is often said that the practice of management is in crisis, and that managers are now finding it harder than ever to develop strategies which withstand the shocks of the marketplace. This illuminating book cuts through these conflicting issues to show how organizational communication plays a vital role in confronting uncertainty. Arguing that many managers fail to adequately consider the communication consequences of the decision making process and its impact on organizational effectiveness, Hargie and Tourish present here numerous organizational communication insights, and show how they reveal a way through these dilemmas. Based on cutting-edge research findings and case studies, this book features contributions from the UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand and Norway, bringing multiple perspectives to this topical subject. The result is a comprehensive guide to organizational communication useful for managers, academics and students.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author by : Owen Hargie
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2004-02-24
File : 320 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781134508235


Organizational Communication

Organizational Communication

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While traditional in its coverage of the major research traditions that have developed over the past 100 years, Organizational Communication is the first textbook in the field that is written from a critical perspective while providing a comprehensive survey of theory and research in organizational communication. Extensively updated and incorporating relevant current events, the Second Edition familiarizes students with the field of organizational communication—historically, conceptually, and practically—and challenges them to critically reflect on their common sense understandings of work and organizations, preparing them for participation in 21st-century organizational settings. Linking theory with practice, Dennis K. Mumby and new co-author Timothy R. Kuhn skillfully explore the significant role played by organizations and corporations in constructing our identities.

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Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Author by : Dennis K. Mumby
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Release : 2018-11-29
File : 480 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781544357515


Organizational Communication

Organizational Communication

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Communication in organizations has changed drastically since the release of the first edition of this bestselling textbook. This fully revised and updated edition delves into state-of-the-art studies, providing fresh insights into the challenges that organizations face today. Yet this foundational resource remains a cornerstone in the examination of classic research and theory in organization communication.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author by : Michael J. Papa
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 2007-11-20
File : 449 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781412916844


Movements In Organizational Communication Research

Movements In Organizational Communication Research

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Movements in Organizational Communication Research is an essential resource for anyone wishing to become familiar with the current state of organizational communication research and key trends in the field. Seasoned organizational communication scholars will find that the book provides unique insights by way of the intergenerational dialogue that is found in the book, as well as the contributors’ stories about their scholarly trajectories. Those who are new to the field will find that the book enables them to familiarize themselves with the field and become a part of the organizational communication scholarly community in an inviting and accessible way. Key features of the book include: A review of current issues and future directions in 13 topical areas of organizational communication research. Intergenerational dialogue and collaboration between both established and emerging scholars in their specialty areas. Reflections by the authors on their scholarly trajectories and how they became a part of the field. Discussion questions at the end of each chapter that prompt reflections and debate. The book also features online resources for instructors: Sample course syllabus Suggested case studies from the book Cases in Organization and Managerial Communication to align with this book’s chapters The book is recommended as the anchor text for introductory graduate-level courses and upper-level undergraduate courses in organizational communication. It is also an excellent supplementary text for advanced doctoral-level courses in organizational communication, and courses in related fields such as organization studies, organizational behavior, and management.

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Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Author by : Jamie McDonald
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2019-03-15
File : 290 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781351396981


Origins And Traditions Of Organizational Communication

Origins And Traditions Of Organizational Communication

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Origins and Traditions of Organizational Communication provides a sophisticated overview of the fundamentals of organizational communication as a field of study, examining the field’s foundations and providing an assessment of the field to date, explaining and demonstrating a communicational approach to the study of organization. It provides a set of literature reviews on focused topics written by experts in each area, and links organizational communication theory and research to practice. In reviewing foundational management theory, the book analyzes how early to mid-20th-century management theories shaped contemporary organizations, providing students both with background knowledge of these foundational theories and an understanding of their influence on our thinking and our organizational world. Written at an accessible level for early graduate students, yet still sophisticated enough for doctoral students, the book is ideal for students and teachers of organizational communication and communication history. Downloadable ancillary materials include chapter PowerPoints and a set of instructors' materials containing chapter abstracts, glossaries, discussion questions, annotated supplementary readings lists, and practitioners' corners. Please visit www.routledge.com/9781138570313.

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Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Author by : Anne M. Nicotera
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2019-06-14
File : 440 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781351336277


Dis Organization As Communication

Dis Organization As Communication

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This book accounts for the transformation of organizations in a post-bureaucratic era by bringing a communicational lens to the ontological discussion on organization/disorganization, offering a conceptual and methodological toolbox for studying dis/organization as communication. Increasingly, scholars acknowledge that communication is constitutive of organization; because meaning is always indeterminate, communication also (and simultaneously) generates disorganization. The book synthesizes the major theoretical trends and empirical studies in communication that engage with dis/organization. Drawing on dialectics, relational ontologies, critical theory, systems theory, and affect thinking, the first part of the book offers communicational explanations of how dis/organization unfolds. The second part of the book grounds this theoretical reflection, providing empirical studies that mobilize diverse methodological and analytical frameworks (e.g., ethnography, situational, interactional and genre analysis) for studying the practices of dis/organization. Overall, the book exposes organizations (and organizing processes) as significantly messier, irrational (or a-rational), and paradoxical than scholars of organization typically think. It also offers readers the conceptual and methodological tools to understand these complex processes as communication. This book will be essential reading for scholars in organizational communication or management and organization studies, together with senior undergraduate and graduate students studying organizational communication, organizational discourse, discourse analysis (including rhetoric, semiotics, pragmatism, narratology) and courses in management studies. It will also be richly rewarding for organizational consultants, managers and executives.

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Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Author by : Consuelo Vásquez
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2019-03-13
File : 302 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780429960550


Organizational Communication

Organizational Communication

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This book discusses the semiotic and ethnographic bases for organizational analysis, including the related fieldwork issues confronting the investigator. It explains the importance of rhetorical-dramaturgic and phenomenological strategies for the study of organizations. The arbitrary and culturally based connections in which organizations abound require an understanding of the particulars of cultural scenes, first observed, later conceptualized through semiotic theory. Organizational Communication includes a series of examples from applied semiotics research in nuclear regulatory policy making, truth telling, regulatory control (by, among others, the police), and risk analysis. These data provide the basis for a critique of the limits of earlier analyses of organizational change, such as those offered by structuralist theories. Dr. Manning concludes with an assessment of the postmodernist ethnographic strategies that have evolved as a response to a larger representational crisis, and of the implications of these strategies for the study of organizational culture.

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Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Author by : Peter K. Manning
Publisher : Transaction Publishers
Release : 1992-01-01
File : 249 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0202304019


Assessing Organizational Communication

Assessing Organizational Communication

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Presented in clear, accessible prose, this guide offers a detailed framework for assessing communication processes within an organization and using the results to develop improved organizational strategies.

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Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Author by : Cal W. Downs
Publisher : Guilford Press
Release : 2004-05-26
File : 292 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1593850107


Organizational Communication

Organizational Communication

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Organizational Communication: A Critical Approach is the first textbook in the field that is written from a critical perspective while providing a comprehensive survey of theory and research in organizational communication. The text familiarizes students with the field of organizational communication—historically, conceptually, and practically—and challenges them to reconsider their common sense understandings of work and organizations, preparing them for participation in 21st century organizational settings. Linking theory with practice, Mumby skillfully explores the significant role played by organizations and corporations in constructing our identities. The book thus provides important ways for students to critically reflect on their own relationships to work, consumption, and organizations.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author by : Dennis K. Mumby
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 2012-08-02
File : 411 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781412963152



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本书结构清晰紧凑,对关键概念的阐释绘制了图表。每章末附有最新的案例分析,培养学生理论应用于实践的能力。

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Genre : Communication in organizations
Author by : Katherine Miller
Publisher :
Release : 2003
File : 335 Pages
ISBN-13 : 7301067208