Perspectives on Organizational Communication

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This survey text is divided into four sections covering foundations, themes, contexts, and applications. Coverage includes communication theory and organization theory; perspectives such as functionalism, interpretivism, and radical humanism; superior-subordinate communication; and leadership. This third edition includes information on Japanese management and the American response, systems theory, cultural change through increased diversity, and computer mediated communication systems. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Tom D. Daniels (Ph.D. & M.A., Ohio University; B.A., Howard Payne University) conducts research in the area of organizational communication systems and practices and regularly teaches courses in organizational communication, research methods, and statistics. Professional experience includes the following: consulting editor, "Communication Quarterly"; associate editor, "The Ohio Speech Journal"; associate editor, "Quarterly Journal of Speech"; editorial board member, "Communication Education, Communication Quarterly "and" Free Speech Yearbook".

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