Organizational Communication: Principles And Practices In Canadian Business

Paperback | January 11, 2007

byStan P. Klimowicz

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The forces of technology, globalization, and knowledge have given us new horizons. And today, as always, our reach exceeds our grasp. To respond to these challenges, organizations are taking an increasing interest in communication in order to understand what part they play in the big picture.Employees today are given greater opportunities for engagement in organizational life. They are trained to show self-direction, not just to follow orders, and to display both technical and emotional intelligence. They are expected to use collaboration skills to deal with problems such as interpersonal and cultural differences.Steeped in examples, stories, and cases from Canadian businesses from all corners of the country, Organizational Communications: Principles and Practices in Canadian Business equips students with a solid grounding in this ever-changing, increasingly important field of study.

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The forces of technology, globalization, and knowledge have given us new horizons. And today, as always, our reach exceeds our grasp. To respond to these challenges, organizations are taking an increasing interest in communication in order to understand what part they play in the big picture.Employees today are given greater opportunit...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:317 pages, 9.9 × 8 × 0.9 inPublished:January 11, 2007Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:017625191X

ISBN - 13:9780176251918

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Table of Contents

PART 1 OVERVIEW OF TODAYS WORKPLACEChapter 1: The Changing WorkplacePART 2 COMMUNICATION PERSPECTIVESChapter 2: The Nature of CommunicationChapter 3: Theoretical PerspectivesPART 3 TRADITIONAL APPROACHES Chapter 4: Classical Management ApproachChapter 5: Human Relations and Human ResourcesPART 4 CONTEMPORARY APPROACHESChapter 6: Communication and Systems Theory ApproachChapter 7: Organization as CultureChapter 8: Critical Theory Perspective PART 5 INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS IN ORGANIZATIONSChapter 9: Communication Networks Chapter 10: Interpersonal CommunicationChapter 11: Communication in Groups, Meetings and Teams Chapter 12: Decision Making, Conflict Management and LeadershipPART 6 PROFESSIONAL APPLICATIONS Chapter 13: Contemporary Issues Chapter 14: Corporate Communication