9780205493180

GenderSpeak Personal Effectiveness in Gender Communication

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205493180

  • ISBN10:

    0205493181

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/19/2007
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

GenderSpeak: Personal Effectiveness in Gender Communicationis an examination of the attitudes, gender identities and stereotypes that characterize communication in relationships, with the ultimate goal of improving communication between the sexes. Focused on communicationaboutas well asbetweenwomen and men, this practical and readable text connects material to readersrs" every-day lives. GenderSpeakprovides a balanced approach to the study of gender communication, presenting current research and a variety of perspectives and sources, while avoiding slant or bias.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Foundations
Introduction
Defining the Study and Practice of Organizational Communication
The Prevalence of Misunderstandings
The Changing Nature of Organizations
The Realities of a Diverse Workforce
Ethical Frameworks and Organizational Communication
Three Important Constructs
Organizational Identification
Job Satisfaction
Communication Satisfaction
Summary
Classical Theories of Organizations
The Metaphor of the Machine
Minimizing Misunderstandings
Taylorrsquo;s Theory of Scientific Management
Elements of Scientific Management
Scientific Management in the Modern Workplace
Fayolrsquo;s Administrative Theory
Principles of Management
Elements of Management
Administrative Theory in the Modern Workplace
Weberrsquo;s Theory of Bureaucracy
Tenets of Bureaucracy
Bureaucracy in the Modern Workplace
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