Perspectives on Organizational Communication / Edition 4 available in Hardcover
Now in its fourth edition, this text provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary issues in organizational communication. The author team is pleased to be joined by Michael Papa, whose years of experience as a consultant and widely published researcher in organizational communication adds a fresh perspective to the text.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||7.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)|
Table of ContentsUnit I: Foundations1 An Orientation to Organizational Communication Studying Organizational Communication Development of the Field Status of the Field 2 Organization Theory: Prescriptions for Control Scientific and Classical Management Transitional Theories The Human Relations Movement Human Resource Development 3 Organization Theory: Metaphors of Biology A System Theory Equivocality Reduction Theory Evolutionary Psychology and Sociobiology 4 Organization Theory: New Millennium Thought Self-Managed Work Teams and Concertive Control Workplace Democracy Feminist Theories and Organizational Communication The Concept of Emancipation in Organizational Studies Part One Case Studies Unit II: Communication, Relationships, and Media 5 Communication and Its Functions Two Precautions Communication, Information, and Meaning Functions of Communication 6 Organizational Communication Structure Formal Communication Informal Communication Limitations of the Traditional View (and more...)