Unformatted text preview: multiple means to same end Ex: Increase profit by: cutting wages, raising prices, etc. Organizational charts: See page 89 on book Communication networks Mode: Channel Ex: e-mail, phone, face to face. Density: Number or interconnections Ex: Group 3 most Density Strength: Time, frequency, Importance Ex: how often do people communicate with each other? Symmetry: people on same or different labels Ex : manager, CEO Uniplexity: One topic only Ex: work Multiplexity: types of topic in a work environment Ex: social, work related, innovation ideas Network Roles Isolate: no connection to others Group member: talks to others in same group Bridge: is a group member who also talks to others outside of group Liaison: a person who connects groups but is not a group member...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course COM 240 taught by Professor Lillie during the Fall '07 term at Michigan State University.
- Fall '07
- Organizational Communication