Human Sexuality Chapters 10-14

Human Sexuality - Chapter10Ethics& 17:30 Organizations o Assimilation o Communicativebe

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17:30 Chapter 10 – Ethics and Organizational Communication Organizational Communication Organizations o The set of interactions that members of groups use to accomplish their  individual and common goals Assimilation o to join, identify with, become integrated into and exit an organization How we figure out why/how to join an organization Organizational Assimilation Anticipatory Socialization o particular occupations and in formal/informal work settings o How do we know what we want to be when we grow up? Family Educational institutes Job experiences Friends/peers Media Job postings Interviews Encounter (Entry) o Occurs when individuals learn the norms, expectations, and practices of  the organization and begin to accept and adapt to them
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Information seeking strategies Passive – a lot of time observing verbal/nonverbal behaviors Active – asking questions, seeking out information Interactive – testing boundaries Metamorphosis  o Occurs when employees come to see themselves as members of the  organization, and colleagues see them this way as well Organizational Exit o Disengagement refers to voluntary turnover, transfer or retirement in  organizations Organizational Culture Pattern of shared basic assumptions that have been invented, discovered,  and/or developed by a group as it learns to cope with problems of external  adaptation and internal integration Historical Context o Competitive pressures o Social trends – including technology Example: o Pixar Studios Symbolic o Language shapes human perception Names (i.e. Human Resources vs Personnel) Titles (Department Head vs Project Leader) o Structures of Communication/Organization Hierarchy
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Open lines of communication o Cultural Elements Metaphors (family, machine, etc) Stories – often convey values of the organization Values – more or less a shared set of beliefs about appropriate  behavior Artifacts – (arrangement of space, dress code, office décor, etc) S.C Johnson Wax Building Visionary – creating an environment enabling open  communication Small Group Communication Small Group o A small number of people who share a common purpose, who feel  connected to each other, and coordinate their behavior o Are 2 Heads Better Than 1? People act as though it is true!
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Human Sexuality - Chapter10Ethics& 17:30 Organizations o Assimilation o Communicativebe

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