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Communication in Organizations

Communication in Organizations

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  • Free Press | 
  • 224 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780029267103 | 
  • March 1976
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Chapter 1

The Nature of Organizational Communication

"In any exhaustive theory of organization, communication would occupy a central place."

Chester I. Barnard

"All human action takes place in a cross-fire of information."

Torsten H├Ągerstrand

"Communication is a good deal more talked about than understood."

Lee Thayer

The purpose of this book is to familiarize the reader with the main concepts, viewpoints, and research findings and applications in the field of organizational communication. Our focus in this book is on the ways in which organizational structure affects... see more


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