ERIC Number: ED157136
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Business and Organizational Communication: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," March through November 1977 (Vol. 37 No. 9 through Vol. 38 No. 5).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This document is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 12 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: an examination of investors' understanding of auditing reports; the development and implementation of a communication audit related to selected systems concepts; the communication between the University of Minnesota and the 1975 Minnesota state legislature; organizational communication consulting as studied in consultant practices and prescriptions; communication distortions in a large organization; the role of personality characteristics in written business communication; a comparative analysis of selected organizational variables in a public utility company; lines of communication in the University of Kansas described by the system-semantics methodology; organizational communication to and from the office of presidents of institutions of higher education; error acceptability in written business communication as perceived by business educators and by business communicators; an experimental study to determine the effects of listening skills training on achievement and attitudes in a college business communication course; and communication and interorganizational relationships among complex organizations in social service settings. (DF)
Descriptors: Business Administration, Business Communication, Business Correspondence, Business Education, Business English, Communication (Thought Transfer), Consultants, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Listening Skills, Management Information Systems, Organizational Communication, Systems Concepts, Utilities
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Identifiers: Audits; Minnesota; University of Kansas