ERIC Number: ED181488
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Business and Organizational Communication: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1979 (Vol. 40 Nos. 1 through 6).
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 12 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: communication and perceptions of organizational climate; perceptions of communications between federal and local educational agencies; intraorganizational conflict in the purchasing decision making process in the hospital environment; the interrelationships between a secondary school administrator's written messages to parents and parental attitudes toward the school; the correlations between acquisition of basic speech competencies and supervisory level, salary, self-perceived job performance, and self-perceived job satisfaction; strategic planning for organizational effectiveness in managing relations with critical publics; communication networks and influence patterns in industrial buying behavior; shared decision processes in educational organizations; a communication theory of organization; participativeness, uncertainty, and environmental complexity of supervisors; communication between user/managers and information service department personnel; and the implications for social control of organizational stories as an expression of management philosophy. (RL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.