09Review - Chapter 9 Review Freedom of Speech: Freedom to...

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Chapter 9 Review Freedom of Speech: Freedom to communicate is not governed by what is good for the individual but what is good for society. Relationship Building Fundamentals/Principles What the organization does —its actions, policies, practices, and procedures—can be examined to determine whether they conform to public standards of ethical behavior. How an organization communicates can draw attention to its ethical choices. Think of this as communication process. Elements of the communication process include when, where, how, and with whom the organization communicates—or does not communicate. Process features trust and openness. What the organization communicates—the content of its messages—is subject to ethical scrutiny. This focal point can include not only the words (and other symbols) used but also the facts, evaluations, opinions, and conclusions that are contained in its messages. As ethical considerations, people might wonder whether the organization is telling the truth, spinning the truth, or fabricating what it hopes will be believed to be the truth. The outcome—
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course COMM 269 taught by Professor Worley during the Winter '08 term at Indiana State University .

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09Review - Chapter 9 Review Freedom of Speech: Freedom to...

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