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Organizational Communication Theory


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Course level: Upper Division

This course identifies the nature of organizational communication and provides seminal organizational communication theories within the context of the traditional, interpretive, and critical perspectives. Students will gain knowledge of core theories along with the organizational dynamics of culture, diversity, and ethics. They will understand the effects of technology and innovation, along with power, conflict, organizational structure, and the need for organizations to develop informed organizational communication strategies.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Organizational Communication: Perspective and Functions

Theories of Organizational Communication

Information Technology, Control, Diversity, and Change

The Role of Relationships in Organizational Communication

Issues and Solutions in Organizational Communication


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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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