CS 134 - Chapter 14 Notes

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Page 1 of 2 The Changing Landscape of Organizations CS 134 Organizational Communication Communication in the Global Workplace Increase in globalization Political changes have broken down boundaries Communication in the Global Workplace Factors contributing to rise of globalization: Laissez-faire capitalism Increasing democratization Technological factors Effects of Globalization Ways globalization influences organizational communication: Time and space compression Enhances sense of global consciousness Leads to disembedded organizations and people Effects of Globalization Convergence Emphasizes need of organizations to adapt practices to global marketplace Communication – conduit Divergence Emphasizes cultural distinctiveness Exploring how meaning is constructed and impact of cultural norms Communication in an Era of Shifting Identity Increasing importance of corporate identity Ongoing rhetorical struggle Shift in landscape of who belongs to whom – causing confusion Communication in an Era of Shifting Identity
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2012 for the course COMM ST 134 taught by Professor Wright-dixon during the Winter '12 term at UCLA.

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