Organizational Communication in an Age of Globalization: Issues, Reflections, Practices
George Cheney, Lars Thoger Christensen, Theodore E. Zorn, Shiv GaneshISBN: 1577662717;
This innovative book brings organizational communication into the twenty-first century. The text is organized topically, around the most important issues in organizational communication study, and it builds solid bridges between theory and practice. Other themes running through the book are: linkages between internal and external organizational communication, the "disciplinarity" and multidisciplinarity of organizational communication, the globalization of organizational communication, and critical thinking about pressing organizational problems. This text stimulates readers to think about, talk about, and experience organizational communication in entirely new ways! Cheney et al. stimulates critical thinking about contemporary work and organizational life; approaches the familiar as unfamiliar; asks probing questions about commonly accepted practices; considers cultural assumptions as strange rather than ordinary; offers more imaginative ways of working together; and examines the...