1. Back in the early 1900s leadership was focused on an individuals physical and social attributes,
1960s leadership was given different styles (autocratic, democratic, and laissez faire), 1977
situational leadership was introduced in which it w
1. The information revolution influenced the development of systems theory by emerging a more
specific contributor to the theorythe life sciences, and especially biology.
2. Biological systems and organizational communication systems are simila
1. We need theory to study organizational communication because it runs the gamut from simple
ideas to formal systems of hypotheses that aim to explain, predict, and control. The idea that all
theories are metaphors means that it uses language
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1. Culture is based on religion, ethnicity, geography and myriad of other factors. It is the
meaningful orders of people and things. This describes the definition one would refer to when
discussing French or British culture; organization
1. Greater participation and increased collaboration leads to workplace democracy which means
less reliance on top down decision making.
2. Stan Deetzs ideal for democracy in the workplace can be found through the multiplestakeh
Organizational Communication Midterm Review Sheet
From the Eisenberg Text:
Basically, any bolded term in the text is fair game. If it is not listed on this sheet, I cannot ask it.
What are worldviews/perceptual sets? Our habitual ways of seein