Key Issues in Organizational Communication

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Owen Hargie, Dennis Tourish
Taylor & Francis, Sep 25, 2003 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
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It is often said that the practice of management is in crisis, and that managers are now finding it harder than ever to develop strategies which withstand the shocks of the marketplace. This illuminating book cuts through these conflicting issues to show how organizational communication plays a vital role in confronting uncertainty.

Arguing that many managers fail to adequately consider the communication consequences of the decision making process and its impact on organizational effectiveness, Hargie and Tourish present here numerous organizational communication insights, and show how they reveal a way through these dilemmas.

Based on cutting-edge research findings and case studies, this book features contributions from the UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand and Norway, bringing multiple perspectives to this topical subject. The result is a comprehensive guide to organizational communication useful for managers, academics and students.

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About the author (2003)

Dennis Tourish is Professor of Communication at Aberdeen Business School in the Robert Gordon University.
Owen Hargie is Professor of Communication at University of Ulster, and Adjunct Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

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