Organizational Change: Creating Change Through Strategic Communication / Edition 1

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Overview

Organizational Change integrates major empirical, theoretical and conceptual approaches to implementating communication in organizational settings.  Laurie Lewis ties together the disparate literatures in management, education, organizational sociology, and communication to explore how the practices and processes of communication work in real-world cases of change implementation. 

  • Gives a bold and comprehensive overview of communication research and ideas on change and those who bring it about
  • Fills in an important piece of the applied communication puzzle as it relates to organizations
  • Illustrated with student friendly, real life case studies from organizations, including organizational mergers, governmental or nonprofit policy or procedural implementation, or technological innovation
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Editorial Reviews

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"Summing Up: Recommended. Academic collections, upper-division undergraduate and up." (Choice, 1 December 2011)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405191890
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/3/2011
  • Series: Foundations in Communication Theory Series , #1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 823,574
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Laurie Lewis is Associate Professor of Communication at Rutgers University. Her work has been published in many highly regarded journals including, Academy of Management Review, Human Communication Research, Communication Monographs, Communication Theory, Management Communication Quarterly, Journal of Business Communication among others. This is her first book.

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Table of Contents

Intro.

1. Defining Organizational Change.

2. Process of Communication During Change.

3. A Stakeholder Communication Model of Change.

4. Outcomes of Change Processes.

5. Communication Approaches and Strategies.

6. Power and Resistance.

7. Antecedents to Strategies, Assessments, and Interactions.

8. Stakeholder Interactions: Storying and Framing.

9. Applying the Model in Practice.

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