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Dou, Xue – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Mobile media offer new opportunities for fostering communications between individuals and companies. Corporate websites are being increasingly accessed via smart phones and companies are scrambling to offer a mobile-friendly user experience on their sites. However, very little is known about how interactivity in the mobile context affects user…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Communication Strategies, Web Sites
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Hedjazi, Yousef; Behravan, Jaleh – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2011
The purpose of this research is to analyze the relationship between individual, institutional and demographic characteristics on one hand and the research productivity of agriculture faculty members on the other. The statistical population of the research comprises 280 academic staff in agricultural faculties all over Tehran Province. The data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Education, College Faculty, Research
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Forman, Janis – Business Communication Quarterly, 2007
The notion of storytelling is a compelling framework for students, perhaps because people appear to be "hardwired" for stories. Communication theorist Fisher (1987) sees humans as storytellers and believes that "all forms of human communication need to be seen fundamentally as stories--symbolic interpretations of aspects of the world, occurring in…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Leadership, Story Telling, Corporate Education
Gottwig, Bruce Ryan – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The proliferation of information communication technology (ICT) has placed educational institutions in the forefront in educating and training students as skilled consumers, engineers, and technicians of this widely used technology. Corporations that develop and use ICT are continually building a skilled workforce; however, because of the growth…
Descriptors: High Schools, Principals, Information Technology, Leadership
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Miller, Katharine E.; Fyke, Jeremy P. – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2020
This case study explores corporate social responsibility (CSR) through the perspective of communication professionals at a large financial services firm. These employees rely on both external communication through formal reporting as well as informal internal communication to understand CSR activities, and tend to describe CSR by what it means…
Descriptors: Corporations, Social Responsibility, Financial Services, Business Communication
Shelton, Martin L. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
Digital technologies have fundamentally altered how journalists communicate with their sources, enabling them to exchange information through social media as well as video, audio, and text chat. Simultaneously, journalists are increasingly concerned with corporate and government surveillance as a threat to their ability to speak with sources in…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Interviews, Journalism, Information Sources
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Harrison, Laura M. – Journal of College and Character, 2013
Faculty, student affairs professionals, and most importantly, students, are paying the price as institutions of higher education increasingly operate in a top-down manner with an over-emphasis on the bottom line. The corporatization of higher education creates lopsided reward (and punishment) systems for faculty, unreasonably stressful…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, College Faculty, Student Personnel Services
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Palomino, Patricia – International Journal of English Studies, 2018
The emergence of new technologies has changed the way people communicate. Social media have allowed businesses to connect with customers and to market their products more efficiently. However, these platforms also allow customers to share information and opinions with the company and fellow customers, diverting from previous online service…
Descriptors: Social Media, Telecommunications, Foreign Countries, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Crofts, Andrew – Journal of European Industrial Training, 1991
Television is beginning to realize its potential in business as a medium for two-way communication via private corporate networks, video conferencing facilities, and interactive training products. (SK)
Descriptors: Business, Distance Education, Educational Television, Interactive Video
Drake, Perry D. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study examined the digital and social media communication practices of nine urban universities including UMSL and compared those to known corporate best practices. The purpose of this study was to (1) research how these universities are using social/digital communications to engage with students and prospective students; (2) compare the…
Descriptors: Social Media, Urban Schools, Best Practices, Universities
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Heath, Robert L. – Communication Education, 1980
Demonstrates the importance of the speech communication discipline in corporate advocacy or issue management. Characterizes an emerging field that reflects an ancient tradition of issue analysis; shows how effective advocates are trained through speech communication curricula; and suggests additional areas of help in educating effective issue…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Industrial Training
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Redd, Lawrence N. – Journal of Black Studies, 1988
The complex set of economic problems facing Black families can best be understood from a communication perspective. Corporate America historically has taken advantage of its access to information and use of communication media to control the economic conditions of Black families. Through research and communication technology Black families can…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Black Family, Business Communication, Communication Problems
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Lehtimaki, Hanna; Kujala, Johanna; Heikkinen, Anna – Business Communication Quarterly, 2011
The paper examines how the tensions of corporate responsibility are articulated and reconciled in a controversial situation of a foreign investment. We conducted a conventionalist analysis on the company press releases in a case where a Finnish forest industry company invested in a pulp mill in South America. The findings show that the use of…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Conflict, Foreign Countries, Public Relations
Zafar, Humayun – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This study investigates differences in perception between layers of management (executive, middle, and lower) and staff with regard to the influence of critical success factors (CSFs) on security risk management (SRM) effectiveness. This is an in-depth case study conducted at a Fortune 500 company. Rockart's (1979) CSF method is modified through…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Differences, Middle Management, Risk Management
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Fleisher, Craig S.; Burton, Sara – Public Relations Review, 1995
Discusses why corporate communications/public relations (cc/pr) should be benchmarked (an approach used by cc/pr managers to demonstrate the value of their activities to skeptical organizational executives). Discusses myths about cc/pr benchmarking; types, targets, and focus of cc/pr benchmarking; a process model; and critical decisions about…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Higher Education, Organizational Communication, Organizational Effectiveness
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