ERIC Number: EJ660717
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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Could Communication Form Impact Organizations' Experience with Diversity?
Grimes, Diane Susan; Richard, Orlando C.
Journal of Business Communication, v40 n1 p7-27 Jan 2003
Argues that cultural diversity can be advantageous or detrimental for organizations depending on organization members' communication. Introduces three forms of communication (ethnocentric, modernistic and cosmopolitan) explored by W. Barnett Pearce, each of which differs in deeply held assumptions. Overviews the implications of cosmopolitan communication for organizational-level diversity changes and for learning organizations. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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