Organizational Communication

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Essay #: 060066
Total text length is 7,380 characters (approximately 5.1 pages).

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Organizational Communication
Organizational communication is founded in assumptions. The assumptions are based on human reactions that are rational. For organizational theory or philosophy to be effective they must be based on rational ways of behaving and making decisions. When humans act rationally they are able to access information needed to make rational choices, they can articulate these choices and they have made rational decisions. If there is a breakdown in communication than the loss of rational thought is most commonly the cause (Eisenberg et al, 2010).
Organizational communication is also founded in formal logic. Formal logic involves empirical data that can be verified and used as a foundation for theory. Organizational...
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.....as it is rewarding. Leaders are coaches who move people through stages of transitioning or development. There are different growth stages in developing a team environment. The goal of a team building activity is to move the team through stages of change with minimal stress. Leadership is a learned behavior just as emotional intelligence is a learned behavior (Eisenberg et al, 2010).
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