Outline for 4-22-10 - Organizational Communication

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Organizational Communication, 4/20/10 1. Organization and its components Definition of organization: An organization is a group of people intentionally organized to accomplish an overall, common goal or set of goals. The components of an organization: - physical components (buildings, office, technology, people, etc) - non-physical components (vision, mission, goals, culture, climate, etc) 2. Organizational theories School of Thought Organizational Image Role of Communication Scientific Management Human Relations Systems Quality 3. Key organizational changes - more complex and highly interactive work - faster pace of work - greater collaboration and teamwork - blurred boundaries (distributed work processes) - rapid knowledge and innovation - participative management style - reduced hierarchical structure
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4. The use of communication technologies in organizations - increase and fasten the dissemination of information across organization - help to create flat, more democratic organizations - help to generate rapid feedback
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course 189 101 taught by Professor Liberman during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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