This course is designed to explore the intersection of the theory and practice of communication in an organizational context. Particular emphasis will be placed on understanding how organizations function as a part of the larger society. Topics include identity, power, globalization, environmental influences, communication roles, technologies, organizational communciation diagnosis, and ethics. Students will conduct research (case study) on a Lincoln area organization. Prerequisites include COMM 150 and Junior standing.
Prerequisite: COMM 130 Communication Theory
This course is intended to serve as a general introduction for majors and interested students to the theories and research questions investigated by social scientists interested in the processes of human communication.