Organizational Communication

Organizational Communication

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412910453
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 04/06/2006
Series: SAGE Library in Business and Management
Edition description: Five-Volume Set
Pages: 2048
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

About the Author

Linda L. Putnam is a Research Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her current research interests include discourse analysis in organizations, negotiation and organizational conflict, and gender. She is the co-editor of twelve books, including The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Communication (2014), Building Theories of Organization: The Constitutive Role of Communication (2009) and the author/co-author of over 180 journal articles and book chapters. She is a Distinguished Scholar of the National Communication Association, a Fellow of the International Communication Association, and a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Academy of Management.

Table of Contents

Volume One: History and Theoretical Perspectives
PART ONE: HISTORY AND OVERVIEWS OF THE FIELD
Stumbling toward Identity - W Charles Redding
The Emergence of Organizational Communication as a Field of Study
Organizational Communication - Linda Putnam and George Cheney
Historical Development and Future Directions
Metaphors of Communication and Organization - Linda Putnam, Nelson Phillips and Pamela Chapman
Organizational Communication Research - James Taylor et al
Key Moments, Central Concerns and Future Challenges
Disciplining Organizational Communication Studies - Dennis Mumby and Cynthia Stohl
PART TWO: PERSPECTIVES AND THEORETICAL APPROACHES
Managerial and Organizational Communication in Terms of the Conduit Metaphor - Stephen Axley
Social Collectives as Communication - Leonard Hawes
Perspectives on Organizational Behavior
The Interpretive Perspective - Linda Putnam
An Alternative to Functionalism
Describing Differences in Approaches to Organization Science - Stanley Deetz
Rethinking Burrell and Morgan and Their Legacy
Structuration Theory as an Ontology for Communication Research - Stephen Banks and Patricia Riley
The Communicational Basis of Organization - James Taylor et al
Between the Conversation and the Text
PART THREE: COMMUNICATION CLIMATES AND SYSTEMS
Management Qua Communication in Rocket Research and Development - Phillip Tomkpkins
Communication and Organizational Climates - Marshall Scott Poole
Review, Critique and a New Perspective
A Turn of the Wheel - Marshall Scott Poole
The Case for a Renewal of Systems Inquiry in Organizational Communication Research
Self-Organizing Systems Research in the Social Sciences - Noshir Contractor
Reconciling the Metaphors and the Models
Volume Two: Communication Patterns, Networks, and Structures
PART ONE: COMMUNICATION NETWORKS
Involvement in Communication Networks as a Predictor of Organizational Commitment - Eric Eisenberg, Peter Monge and Katherine Miller
Communicating about Innovation in Networks of Three US Organizations - Terrence Albrecht and Vickie Ropp
European Managers' Interpretations of Participation - Cynthia Stohl
A Semantic Network Analysis
When the Links Become Chains - Eileen Ray
Considering Dysfunctions of Supportive Communication in the Workplace
Perceived Networks, Activity Foci and Observable Communication in Social Collectives - Steven Corman and Craig Scott
PART TWO: MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
Section One: Communication Technology in Organizations
Organizational Information Requirements, Media Richness and Structural Design - Richard Daft and Robert Lengel
Computer-Mediated Communication and Organizational Innovation - Ronald Rice
Social Construction of Communication Technology - Janet Fulk
Interpersonal Effects in Computer-Mediated Interaction - Joseph Walther
A Relational Perspective
Section Two: Structuration, Media Genres and Group Decision Support Systems
Formal Structure and Organizational Communication - Robert McPhee
Group Decision Support Systems and Group Communication - Marshall Scott Poole et al
A Comparison of Decision-Making in Computer-Supported and Nonsupported Groups
Capturing the Complexity in Advanced Technology Use - Geraldine DeSanctis and Marshall Scott Poole
Adaptive Structuration Theory
Theoretical Frameworks for the Study of Structuring Processes in Group Decision Support Systems - Noshir Contractor and David Seibold
Adaptive Structuration Theory and Self-Organizing Systems Theory
Genre Repertoire - Wanda Orlikowski and JoAnne Yates
The Structuring of Communicative Practices in Organizations
Volume Three: Relational and Identity Issues
PART ONE: LEADERSHIP, SUPERIOR-SUBORDINATE COMMUNICATION
Superior-Subordinate Communication - Fredric Jablin
The State of the Art
Social Structure in Leader-Member Interaction - Gail Fairhurst and Teresa Chandler
Achieving Communication Goals in Superior-Subordinate Relationships - Vincent Waldron
The Multi-functionality of Upward Maintenance Tactics
The Leader-Member Exchange Patterns of Women Leaders in Industry - Gail Fairhurst
A Discourse Analysis
PART TWO: ORGANIZATIONAL SOCIALIZATION
Surprise and Sense Making - Meryl Louis
What Newcomers Experience in Entering Unfamiliar Organizational Settings
The Role of Memorable Messages in the Process of Organizational Socialization - Cynthia Stohl
Socialization Turning Points - Connie Bullis and Betsy Bach
An Examination of Change in Organizational Identification
Information-Seeking During Organizational Entry - Vernon Miller and Fredric Jablin
Influences, Tactics and a Model of the Process
Communication and Uncertainty Reduction During Job Transfers - Michael Kramer
Leaving and Joining Processes
Feminist Standpoint Theory - Brenda Allen
A Black Woman's (Re)View of Organizational Socialization
PART THREE: ORGANIZATIONAL IDENTITY, IDENTIFICATION AND IDENTITIES
The Rhetoric of Identification and the Study of Organizational Communication - George Cheney
On the Various and Changing Meanings of Organizational Membership - George Cheney
A Field Study of Organizational Identification
The Forest Ranger Revisited - Connie Bullis and Philip Tompkins
A Study of Control Practices and Identification
Development of a Structural Model of Identification in the Organization - Craig Scott, Steve Corman and George Cheney
Organizational Identity and Space of Action - Maija Holmer-Nadesan
Volume Four: Participation, Power and Gender
PART ONE: GROUPS, PARTICIPATION, AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEMOCRACY
Participation, Satisfaction and Productivity - Katherine Miller and Peter Monge
A Meta-Analytic Review
Democracy in the Workplace - George Cheney
Theory and Practice from the Perspective of Communication
Participatory Processes/

oxical Practices - Cynthia Stohl and George Cheney
Communication and the Dilemmas of Organizational Democracy
Bona Fide Groups - Linda Putnam and Cynthia Stohl
A Reconceptualization of Groups in Context
Organized Dissonance - Karen Ashcraft
Feminist Bureaucracy as a Hybrid Form
PART TWO: POWER, ORGANIZATIONAL CONTROL, AND RESISTANCE
Communication and Unobtrusive Control in Contemporary Organizations - Phillip Tompkins and George Cheney
Tightening the Iron Cage - James Barker
Concertive Control in Self-Managing Teams
Ideological Positioning in Organizational Change - Lisa Howard and Patricia Geist
The Dialectic of Control in a Merging Organization
PART THREE: GENDER, DIVERSITY AND MULTIPLE VOICES IN ORGANIZATIONS
Feminism, Postmodernism and Organizational Communication Studies - Dennis Mumby
A Critical Reading
Gaining a Voice - Patrice Buzzanell
Feminist Organizational Communication Theorizing
Disciplined Bodies - Angela Trethewey
Women's Embodied Identities at Work
"The Policy Exists, But You Can't Really Use It" - Erica Kirby and Kathleen Krone
Communication and the Structuration of Work-Family Policies
The Racial Foundation of Organizational Communication - Karen Ashcraft and Brenda Allen
Volume Five: Cultures, Globalization and Discourse
PART ONE: INTERPRETIVE AND CRITICAL VIEWS OF SYMBOLS AND CULTURES
Section One: Organizational Culture and Narratives
Organizational Communication as Cultural Performance - Michael Pacanowsky and Nick Trujillo-O'Donnell
The Storytelling Organization - David Boje
A Study of Story Performance in an Office-Supply Firm
Lists and Stories as Organizational Communication - Larry Browning
Jamming - Eric Eisenberg
Transcendence Through Organizing
Conflict at Disneyland - Ruth Smith and Eric Eisenberg
A Root-Metaphor Analysis
The Use of Framing Devices to Sequester Organizational Narratives - Ruth Clair
Hegemony and Harassment
The Political Function of Narrative in Organizations - Dennis Mumby
Section Two: Globalizing Organizational Communication Research
International Organizing and Organizational Communication - Cynthia Stohl
Communication Structures and Processes in Globalization - Peter Monge
Dialectic of Control and Emancipation in Organizing for Social Change - Michael Papa, Mohammed Auwal and Arrind Singhal
A Multitheoretic Study of the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh
PART TWO: DISCOURSE AND LANGUAGE IN ORGANIZATIONS
Section One: Discourse and Language Analysis
Ambiguity as a Strategy in Organizational Communication - Eric Eisenberg
Echoes of the Vision - Gail Fairhurst
When the Rest of the Organization Talks Total Quality
Organization as an Effect of Mediation - Francis Cooren and James Taylor
Redefining the Link Between Organization and Communication
Organizations as Discursive Constructions - Gail Fairhurst and Linda Putnam
Section Two: Contradictions, Dialectics, and Irony
Contradictions and Paradoxes in Organizations - Linda Putnam
The Politics of Emotion - Dennis Mumby and Linda Putnam
A Feminist Reading of Bounded Rationality
Power and Discourse in Organizational Studies - Dennis Mumby and Cynthia Stohl
Absence and Dialectic of Control
Resistance, Identity and Empowerment - Angela Trethewey
A Postmodern Feminist Analysis of Clients in a Human Service Organization

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