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Unformatted text preview: messages are used to create and share meaning (Frey, Botan & Kreps, 2000)-communication is a social process in which organizing employ symbols to establish and interpret meaning in their environment (West & Turner, 2009)- Human communication is the process through which individuals in relationships, groups, organizations, and societies, create and use information to relate to the environment and one another” (Ruben & Stewart, 2006, p.17) Why study communications?-Communication is everywhere- Understanding communication processes will help you to understand your life better, and even to manage situations in your life is a better way (read The benefits of Communication Skills handout to learn more)...
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- Frey, Kreps, Ruben, native) Theories