Critical Theory of Communication in Organizations copy

Language is neutral words have no power and just

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Language is neutral, words have no power and just describe real things All facts have the same amount of power o Words, labels and sayings used in corporations come out of corporate political processes Small group of people at the top decide what they will say/call things Comm = creation o Language is powerful and creates reality o Corporations create these terms we adopt They create our reality Ex: “the bottom line” Managerial Controls vs. Co-determination Managerial control o Decision making process that excludes the voices of the people o Dictatorship-like You follow the rules and do what we say or leave o Corporations want to control every aspect that has to do with them
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Co-determination o Give different parties a say in the decision making process Everyone effected by the decision making process o Open dialogue Ex: suggestion box o Democracy-like Information model Communication model Managerial control Strategy Consent Co-determinism involvement Participation Organizational practices Strategy o
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