1st Edition

Handbook of Administrative Communication

Edited By James Garnett Copyright 1997
    820 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    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

    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

    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

    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


    James Garnett