O process of organizing

O process of organizing - Theory and Philosophy of...

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Theory and Philosophy of Communication Communicational Theory Lecture by: Dr. Natalie Nelson-Marsh The Organization The Process of Organizing Theory The Cybernetic Tradition Concepts Communication creates organization Process of communication Equivocality: ambiguous meaning, dynamic event in that the more you communicate, you will move from high equivocality to lower equivoclity Explanations Organizations are made up of communication activities Continued process of communication Interaction, response, double interaction forms an organization Behaviors are interlocked; one person’s behavior is contingent on another’s Principles Interaction serves to achieve common meanings among group members and the meanings that the individuals assign to information provides the mechanism by which the organization comes to a common understanding Philosophical Assumptions Epistemological (knowledge) Behavior cycles are routines that clarify uncertainty for organization’s members Assembly rules governs the members actions
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2011 for the course COMM 421 taught by Professor Dr.natalienelson-marsh during the Fall '09 term at Boise State.

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