ERIC Number: EJ570043
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
From Text to Context: An Open Systems Approach to Research in Written Business Communication.
Suchan, Jim; Dulek, Ron
Journal of Business Communication, v35 n1 p87-110 Jan 1998
Discusses open systems thinking as a new lens to use when exploring written business communication--a lens that integrates task, organizational structure, control, and technology into the analysis of written business messages. Explores the influences these subsystems have on written communication and then develops these systems and subsystems into a series of business communications system maps. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: At Issue: Discipline Formation in Business Communication.