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COM 365 - Organizational Communication


Description:
Function, forms, and patterns of communication in organizations. Effects of organizational structures and dynamics on communication. Methods of evaluating communication policies and practices as an aid to organizational management. By permission.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: admission to either the communication studies, public relations, or journalism major or permission of instructor.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define corporate culture, leadership, teamwork, diversity, and ethics, and discuss how they impact organizational communication.
  • Explain the complex role communication plays in developing and maintaining an organization’s culture.
  • Be able to explain bow specific communication behaviors may be used to manage opposition to change in organizational contexts.
  • Be able to discuss the nature of conflict in organizational context and how to apply message strategies to manage such a conflict and bolster working relationships.
  • Compare and contrast major theories of organizational communication.
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
3/01/12



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