ERIC Number: ED255969
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Communication, Culture, and Organizational Processes. International and Intercultural Communication Annual, Volume IX.
Gudykunst, William B., Ed.; And Others
Focusing on culture and organizational processes, this book examines the influences of culture on the organizational processes of conflict, negotiation, and decision making. The essays discuss the following: (1) culture and communication in organizational contexts; (2) cultural communication and organizing; (3) stereotypes and schemata; (4) a theory of conflict and culture; (5) culture and the management of conflict situations; (6) national and organizational cultures in conflict resolution in Japan, the United States, and Yugoslavia; (7) ethnicity and mediation; (8) normative power and conflict potential in intergroup relationships; (9) culture and decision making; (10) subjective culture and organizational decision making; and (11) North American and Japanese managerial attitudes toward decision making. (HTH)
Descriptors: Administration, Communication Research, Communication (Thought Transfer), Conflict, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Decision Making, Ethnicity, Foreign Countries, Government Role, Intercultural Communication, Organizational Communication
Sage Publications, Inc., 275 South Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212 ($28.00 cloth--ISBN-0-8039-2427-5, $14.00 paper--ISBN-0-8039-2428-3. Paper copies, only, are also available from the Speech Communication Association, 5105 Backlick Rd., Suite E, Annandale, VA 22003; 10% discount to members, prepaid).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Speech Communication Association, Annandale, VA.
Identifiers: Japan; Negotiation Processes; North America; Theory Development; Yugoslavia
Note: For Volume VIII, see ED 247 614.