Engaging Organizational Communication Theory and Research: Multiple Perspectives / Edition 1

Engaging Organizational Communication Theory and Research: Multiple Perspectives / Edition 1

by Steven K. May, Steve May, Stephen K. May
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761928499

ISBN-13: 9780761928492

Pub. Date: 10/28/2004

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Engaging Organizational Communication Theory and Research: Multiple Perspectives is a book unlike any in the field. Each chapter is written by a prominent scholar who presents a theoretical perspective and discusses how he or she "engages" with it, personally examining what it means to study organizations. Rejecting the traditional model of a "reader," this

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Engaging Organizational Communication Theory and Research: Multiple Perspectives is a book unlike any in the field. Each chapter is written by a prominent scholar who presents a theoretical perspective and discusses how he or she "engages" with it, personally examining what it means to study organizations. Rejecting the traditional model of a "reader," this volume demonstrates the intimate connections among theory, research, and personal experience. Engaging Organizational Communication Theory and Research is an indispensable resource for anyone wishing to be familiar with current trends in the field of organizational communication.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761928492
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
984,277
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Thinking about Engagement - Dennis K. Mumby and Steve May
2. Postpositivism - Steven R. Corman
3. Social Constructionism - Brenda J. Allen
4. Theorizing about Rhetoric and Organizations: Classical, Interpretive, and Critical Aspects - George Cheney with Daniel J. Lair
5. Critical Theory - Stanley Deetz
6. Postmodern Theory - Bryan C. Taylor
7. Feminist Organizational Communication Studies: Engaging Gender in Public and Private - Karen Lee Ashcraft
8. Structuration Theory - Marshall Scott Poole and Robert D. Mc Phee
9. Worldview: My Pursuit of an Explanation of Communication as Organizing - James R. Taylor
10. Globalization Theory - Cynthia Stohl
11. Conclusion: Engaging the Future of Organizational Communication Theory and Research - Steve May and Dennis K. Mumby
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Editors
About the Contributors

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