Comm 100, 1 Week of Notes
Comm 100, 1 Week of Notes Comm 100
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Human Communication, Comm 100 Notes Chapter 12: Communication in Organizations Focus Questions: 1. What is organizational culture? 2. How do ritual and routines express organization values 3. How do today’s organization differ from those of earlier eras? 4. What are the advantages and disadvantages of personal relationships on the job? Overview of Chapter: Identify key features of organizational communication Overall culture of an organization Guidelines for communicating in organizations 1.1Key Features Structure Communication networks Links to external environments 1.2Organizational Culture Consists of ways of o Thinking o Acting o Understanding work Shared by members of an organization Reflect an organization’s distinct identity 1.3Conveying Culture Vocabularies o Hierarchical language o Masculine language Stories o Corporate stories o Personal stories o Collegial stories 1.4Rites Rites of passage Rites of integration Enhancement rites Renewal rites Conflict resolution rites 1.5Rituals Occur regularly, are familiar, and are routine Personal Social Task 1.6Conveying Culture Structures o Roles o Rules Specify when, where, and with whom communication should occur o Policies o Communication networks Formal Informal 1.7Digital Media and Organizational Communication Digital media have the potential to increase productivity and efficiency Technologies increase organizational flexibility Digital media enlarge the range of contacts Social media can be a powerful distraction from work 1.8Guidelines Adapt to diverse needs, situations, & people Expect to move in & out of teams Manage personal relationships on the job Summary Rites Rituals Structures Guidelines for communication in organizations