organizational communication

Organizational - How a Plan Becomes a policy example of organizational communication What was the problem in this text o Communication problems

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How a Plan Becomes a policy - example of organizational communication - What was the problem in this text? o Communication problems hinder the organizations performance o At first people didn’t like it, but later on people liked it o The meaning of shit changed from something bad to something good - What are organizations made of? o Communication as “organizational fiber” Organizational Theories - What are organizational theories? o Different ways of thinking about organizing . Not the organizing itself o NOT different types of organizations BUT organizations may be modeled on organizational theories But organizations have been modeled on different theories - Dimensions of organizational theories o Major dimensions Preferred view of human nature What motivated people to act Organizational image Functions of communication in organizations The functions are formulated differently
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- Scientific Management o F. W. Taylor is known as the founding father of scientific management- “One Best Way” Industrial efficiency- 1/100 th of a minute Design of the perfect shovel o One Best Way in other organizations Scientifically observe and control work procedures o Tenets of scientific management Humans are motivated by material rewards Organizational image= machine The function of image is to pass information downward and clarify tasks and rewards o Charlie Chaplin Shows the machine-likeness Also shows that humans need respect and attention at work - Human relations o Hawthorne Studies- attempts to
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course COMM 101 taught by Professor Lieberman during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.

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Organizational - How a Plan Becomes a policy example of organizational communication What was the problem in this text o Communication problems

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