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COMMUNICATION: THE PROCESS
OF ORGANIZING

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by BONNIE MCDANIEL JOHNSON

1st edition, December 1981, 404 pages, $24.95
ISBN 978-0-89641-089-3  Review Shopping Cart


This text develops a theory of organizations from a communication perspective by focusing on how people communicate to organize cooperative activities. The purpose of the text in the classroom is to provide a basis for discussion of theory, and for the development of skills through application. The overall purpose is to help people to become more effective communicators. Chapters 2, 4, 5, 6, and 7 provide application sections to help the student put theory into practice. The introduction and the three unit introductions outline the goals and development of the book.

Contents

Chapter 1: THE ORGANIZING PERSPECTIVE

Chapter 2: CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS
Images of Organizing
Communication and Meaning
Communication and Expectations

Chapter 3: ORGANIZING SOCIAL SYSTEMS
Improving Interactions
Planned Interactions
Collective Decision 'Building

Chapter 4: FORMALIZING SOCIAL SYSTEMS
Documenting Social Structure
Interpersonal Communication in Formalized Systems
Decision Building in Formalized Systems

Chapter 5: CONCLUSIONS
Communication and Change

APPENDIX
Investigating Organizing Processes

INDEX

About the Author

Bonnie McDaniel Johnson is a Professor of Communication at Stanford University.

 

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