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Communicating in Organizations 20:56 Defining organizations Organizations are “a set of interactions that members of groups use to accomplish their  individual and common goals” General approaches Five approaches to understanding organizations Classical management [scientific] Human relations Human resources Systems Critical Classical Managements Organizations as machines 2 central ideas division of labor clear hierarchy goals efficiency  productivity is it still used today?. .. Yes Human Relations Consider human needs of members
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Sharing ideas Having relationships with co-workers Managers express interest in workers Emphasize team concept, larger cause Allow employees more freedom “Happy work is a productive worker” from the view of the organizations Human Resources One step beyond human relations Emphasize employees’ own goals, motivations Considers productivity from worker’s perspective Person-position fit Employee strengths, weaknesses Considers employee opinions, ideas
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20:56 Systems Considers both individual and org. …unique whole comprised of interdependent relationships of members important components openness awareness of own imbalances, problems feedback loops adaptability change, grow in changing times, circumstances Critical Focuses on forms of power in orgs. Sees structures, practices as political Support dominant over subordinate groups Examines use of power, language, gender Feminist perspective assess who benefits from policies How Approach Influences Policy Classical management [scientific] How do efficiency and productivity get affected by workplace romance? Human relations How does the org. benefit from the policy? Human resources
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20:56 Will individual benefits produce org. benefits? Systems How do the relationships affect the overall system? Critical How would the policy affect power relations among workers? All about politics  Becoming Part of an Org Assimilation Process of joining, identifying with, integrating yourself into, and potentially leaving an  org. Stages
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