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Handbook of Administrative Communication



ISBN 9780824798062
Published March 13, 1997 by Routledge
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This volume takes a communications-oriented approach to a wide range of topics encompassing organization, management, political theory and practice, business-government relations, innovation processes, and IT. Offering a balanced, international presentation, it contains authoritative contributions from world-renowned experts representing various disciplines, including administrative law, organizational and political theory, phenomenology, public and business management, educational technology, psychology, and other fields. The book addresses typically neglected subjects such as communicating through humor, drama, film, poetry, fiction, and other creative forms.

Table of Contents

THEORETICAL ISSUES INVOLVING ADMINISTRATIVE COMMUNICATION
Administrative Communication: Domain, Threats, and Legitimacy, J.L. Garnett
Trends and Gaps in the Treatment of Communication in Organization and Management Theory, J.L. Garnett
Interorganizational Communication: Opportunities and Challenges for Public Administration, L.J. O'Toole, Jr.
The Environmental Context of Communication: Public Sector Organizations, J.P. Viteritti
Groupthink in Government: Pathologies of Small-Group Decision Making, P. Hart and M.B.R. Kroon
Phenomenology of Administrative Communication, J.S. Jun
The Relevance of Administrative Communication to Democratic Politics: Communicating in Democracies, U. Rosenthal
Legal Issues Surrounding Administrative Communications, J.A. Sigler
Communicating in the Innovation Process: Issues and Guidelines, M.L. Lame
Communicating Administrative Issues Through Creative Forms, M. Holzer
Communicating Through Humor in the Workplace: Looking for Laughs in All the Work Places, E. Lundberg

COMMUNICATION ISSUES IN SPECIALIZED ARENAS
Public Relations Management in Government and Business, J.E. Grunig
The CEO's Changing Communication Role: Precursor to Effective Leadership, J.D. Pincus and S.C. Wood
Boundary Spanners, Legitimacy, and Corporate Communications, R.A. Harris
Utilizing Communication and Information Technologies in Government and Business, J.W. Linker
Communicating in Policy Analysis and Evaluation, D.W. Durning and R.W. Campbell
Communicating with and Across Experts in R & D and Complex Technologies, D. Rahm
Shared Risk: A Dynamic Model of Organizational Learning and Action, L.K. Comfort
Communication in Human Resource Management, W.M. Bruce
Communicating in Public Sector Training and Human Resource Development, D. Olshfski and A.M. Joseph
Communicating About Budgets and Finance Administration, C.W. Washington
Communication, Productivity, and Administrative Reforms, A. Halachmi

COMMUNICATING IN GLOBAL ARENAS
Administration Communication in the International Community: The United Nations and the Global Village, J.-M. Col
Communicating in a Supranational Organization: The Case of the European Union, E. Löffler
Value Change and Transition: Catalysts of a New Societal and Economic Reality, H. Klages and O. Schabanowa
"Virtual Politicking": Toward a Theory of E-Mail Use for Political Purposes, C.T. Romm and N.B. Pliskin
Asia-Pacific Culture Worlds and Intercultural Corporate Communication, H. Irwin
Corporate/Strategic Planning and Local Government Communications: The Spatial Policy Dimension, A.M. G. Jarman

NEW DIRECTIONS IN ADMINISTRATIVE COMMUNICATIONS
Applying Communication Analysis to Administrative Phenomena: Methodological Approaches and Insights, H.H. Bognar
From Managerial Dysfunction Towards Communicative Competence: Rediscovering Voice and Dramaturgy in Communicating Risk, A. Kouzmin, R. Leivesley, and A. Carr
From "Captains of the Ship" to "Architects of Organizational Arks": Communication Innovations, Globalization, and the "Withering Away" of Leadership Steering, N. Korac-Kakabadse and A. Kouzmin
Communication Practices in Public Administration, R.L. Falcione and A.D. Adrian
Epilog: Directions and Agendas for Administrative Communication, J.L. Garnett

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