ERIC Number: ED203379
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Business and Organizational Communication: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1981 (Vol. 41 Nos. 7 through 12).
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 the following topics: (1) identifying problem formation behaviors within the process of organizational change; (2) using the communication audit to determine decision style, satisfaction, and communication climate in educational organizations; (3) assessing communication and consensus between a complex organization and its clientele; (4) the role of talk in organizational decision making; (5) the semantics of corporate disclosure documents; (6) communication roles as predictors of motivation toward productivity under the conditions of "groupness" and "organizationness"; (7) the relationship of the oral communication needs of business and industry to the business and professional communication courses in Texas colleges and universities; (8) elements in a constructivist sociology of organizational communication; (9) correlates of communication behavior in the research laboratory; (10) fundamental relationships of information, communication, and power with respect to organzations and automated information processing; (11) a systems approach for developing communication performance in a bank sales staff; and (12) the perceived communication adequacy, decision making, leadership, and morale of directors and supervisors in the Mississippi State Department of Education in 1976 and 1980. (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.
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