Organizational Communication – com350 (3 credits)
This course examines various theoretical frameworks necessary for effective organizational communication. It analyzes the application of communication strategies within organizations in terms of their effectiveness. It provides the infrastructure necessary for the creation and maintenance of successful communication strategies in organizations.
Organizational Communication in Context
- Summarize the nature of organizational communication.
- Analyze barriers to effective communication within organizations.
- Critique personality factor in organizational communication.
- Explain the role of communication in administration and supervision.
Issues and Solutions in Organizational Communication
- Explain the interaction of decision making, conflict, and organizational communication.
- Identify alternative strategies of organizing for communication.
- Summarize the interaction of power, politics, and organizational communication.
Organizational Communication, Managers, and Leaders
- Assess the role of organizational orientation in effective communication.
- Assess the impact of managers and leaders upon communication.
- Evaluate the impact of organizational communication in decision making.
Strategic Organizational Communication in Context
- Identify the nature of strategic organizational communication.
- Summarize means of strategic organizational communication.
- Explain approaches to traditional strategies for organizing.
The Role of Organizational Themes
- Analyze relational themes of organizing for communication.
- Critique cultural themes of organizing for communication.
- Assess network themes of organizing for communication.
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