ERIC Number: ED161088
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Business and Organizational Communication: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through October 1978 (Vol. 38 No. 7 through Vol. 39 No. 4).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 14 titles deal with the following topics: written communication flow between administrators and faculty at a community college; an analysis of the perceptions of legislators and university administrators on selected issues; communication systems and task rational perceptions in operating organizations; the effects of department size on faculty perceptions of communication effectiveness and participation in decision making; message-response in superior-subordinate communication; the relationship between organizational communication and worker performance; factors perceived to facilitate communication between superintendents and assistant superintendents; the effect of word processing on business letter writing; a rules-based approach to communication within a formal organization; organizational effectiveness in biomedical communications systems; the relationships between information potential and biographical characteristics, channel and source usage, innovativeness, and performance for faculty members at selected two-year colleges; the role played by the American Medical Association from 1920 to 1965 in shaping public opinion concerning compulsory national health insurance; the intercultural communications network; and oral and written business communication problems of selected managerial trainees. (FL)
Descriptors: Administrators, Annotated Bibliographies, Business Communication, Business Correspondence, Communication Skills, Decision Making, Departments, Doctoral Dissertations, Faculty, Health Insurance, Higher Education, Information Systems, Information Theory, Job Satisfaction, Job Training, Legislators, Medicine, Organization, Organizational Communication, Organizational Effectiveness, Perception, Public Opinion, Speech Communication, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.