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Organizational Communication
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Goals 4 characteristics of organizations Formal vs. informal channels of communication Taxonomy of organizational rites
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Organization System of many people who work in a structured way to complete goals Universities Cruise ship Football team
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Characteristics Interdependence Common fate Hierarchy Division of labor Status differences
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Characteristics Linked to environment Growth related to surroundings Depend on communication Organization is a behavior Create and maintain identity
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Why communicate in organizations? Increase goal attainment Increase commitment Enhance careers
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Modes of discourse Hierarchy guides communication Boss vs. coworkers vs. friends
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Modes of discourse Specific channels Communication genres Letters, memos, meetings
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Managing org. comm.
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This note was uploaded on 08/31/2011 for the course COMST 101 taught by Professor Blankenship during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.

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