ERIC Number: ED177657
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Supervisory Communication and Organizational Effectiveness: Past, Present, and Future Research Issues.
Tubbs, Stewart L.; Gritzmacher, Karen J.
This paper explores the relationship between communication style and organizational effectiveness. The first section of the paper reviews eight empirical studies that illustrate the importance of communication style in organizational effectiveness. The second section of the paper discusses management functions and particular communication styles in terms of assertiveness, aggressiveness, nonassertiveness, language patterns, and sex differences. The final section presents research questions for further study. (Author/RL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Speech Communication Association (65th, San Antonio, TX, November 10-13, 1979)