Class 21 - Learned Transmissible Dynamic Selective...

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Communication 101 Fall 2011 Class 21
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Organizational Culture Organizations evolve over time “Culture is not something an organization has ; a culture is something an organization is .”
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What is organizational culture? Organizational culture is
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Symbols in The Organizational Culture The use and interpretation of symbols are critical to an organization’s culture. Organizational values may be communicated through a variety of symbols Physical Behavioral Verbal symbols
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Physical Symbols
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Behavioral symbols
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Verbal symbols
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It has been said that
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Culture and Communication What is culture?
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Nature of Culture
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Unformatted text preview: Learned Transmissible Dynamic Selective Ethnocentric Interconnected Specific Characteristics of Culture Cultures are complex and multifaceted High and low context cultures Monochronic and polychronic time Cultures are invisible Violation of cultural conventions Cross-cultural contact Specific Characteristics of Culture cont. Cultures are subjective Things are the way they should be Cultures change over time A dynamic nature Communication reflects culture Communication both Black. White (2006)...
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