COM 240 Notes
Stages of Career Development
occupational choice: preparation for work
organizational entry: we will be focused on this stage
COM 240, Dr. Silk 1
COM 240 Introduction to Organizational Communication
T, Th 8 AM to 11:50 AM, 165 Communication Arts & Sciences Building
Kami J. Silk, Ph.D.
CAS 477 or CAS 293
After class on Tuesda
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accomplishment is the definitisn of:
Which of these is a factor of the machine metaphor?
Outofthe 700 Americans surveyed
a. 41olo of women cried at work
Women feel cathartic - -T ll
97o of men cried at
All ofthe above
Which of the following is not a dimension of
What are the two key processes ofassimilation?
a. Socialization and industrialization .
t. lntegration and organization '
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Dynamic (changing) system in which individuals engaging in collective
efforts for goal accomplishments
Five Features (Miller, 2005)
o Social Collectivity
Have at least 2 of more people
Instructions on what needs to be accomplished from this point onward
6-8 pages with atleast 10 articles cited
Intro: I pretty much have done that. Add anything else you might have not given me in
article analysis but that aspect is pretty much covered.
COM 240 Notes
The Ofce: Merger
what stage of conict was occurring?
what orientation did each of the characters have?
what did Dwight do? was it an effective strategy?
what did Michael do? was it an effective strategy?
what principles of coni
COM 240 Notes
prejudice vs. discrimination
- both based on culture group identities
- prejudice: negative attitudes
- discrimination: observable behaviors
- almost everyone does this for cognitive efciency
COM 240 Notes
a mode of thinking that people engage in when they are deeply involved in a cohesive
in-group, when the members strivings for unanimity override their motivation to
realistically appraise alternative courses of act
COM 240 9/13/11
Person-Centered approached people make a difference
-Employees are a resource to the organization
-People are seen as partners
How to create partnerships within companies
-Squash status barriers- some companies have CEOs on
Study Guide TEST 2 Com 240
This test is worth 100 points. All questions are multiple choice (approximately 50 questions).
There will be questions concerning definitions of concepts, application of concepts, as well as
relating concepts to one a
Final Assignment COM 240 Due no later then Thursday, December 15th by 3:00pm
NAME: _Brendan Cervone_ PID: A40612528_
TAs Name: _Austin_ Recitation time: _12:40_
For open-ended responses, please write legibly and provide details. Please respond to
any 5 of
The article, Organization Performance, and Organizational Level Training and
Support, focuses on the study to determine relationships between retail sales training,
store performance, and organizational support. This study was take
Test 3 Exam Review
1) Critical decisions do not have an emotional aspect to them
2) Theresa is a stewardess for an airline. As a stewardess she is expected to exude a
particular persona to please the passengers and to ensure the flight go
COM 240 Fall 2016
Exam 2 Review Guide
The Employment Interview: Employers Perspective.
o Behavioral Description Interview (BDI)
Based on the premise that past actions are the best indicators of future
behavior. Therefore, questions are asked that demand
Y COM 240 Exam 1 Review
Chapter 1 Introduction and Definitions
o Definition of organizational communication
The creating, sending, processing, and storing of messages
within purposive systems
Led to outsourcing
Businesses move manufactu
General Purpose: Investigative Interview
Specific Purpose: Discover NASPAs positions on topics of concern for myself.
a. Starting Salary
i. How competitiveness would my starting salary be?
b. Salary in future
i. Is there room