Organization Consciously coordinated activities, forces of two or more
persons (Barnard, 1939)
3 interacting elements
We experience the commu
1. Society of Professional Journalist
a.i) Texas chapter is a part of larger SPJ national organization
a.ii) Oldest and largest journalist organization in the nation. (Est. 1909)
Organizational Rhetoric as the 4th great system
3 other systems
The actors are the agencies
1. Act what?
2. Agent who?
3. Agency how?
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Why Study Organizational Rhetoric? 1. Powerful (p15) 2. Source of Authority 3. Resource for identity 4. Can be used for "good" 5. Orgs. Are responsible for "most" rhetoric we encounter 6. Better