How might one incorporate empathic concern into their organizational communication
Define the theory of structuration, and offer an example of the duality of structure.
Explain the difference between the information-transfer approach and the
transactional-process model of communication.
Define the role of the situated individual in organizational communication. Where does
this individual come from, and what are some of the predominate forces that shape how
he or she acts within an organized context?
Why does context matter to so many of the concepts and approaches discussed in this
Explain the difference between mindless and mindful forms of communication. Offer an
example of each.
The subtitle of the textbook is Balancing Creativity and Constraint. Explain this
perspective on organizational communication, including its relationship to dialogue.
Make sure to offer examples that illustrate your points.
What does it mean to work with integrity? As you construct your answer, be sure to
define the concepts of integrity and ethics as they relate to organizational
communication practice. Also, how would one develop effective codes of ethics for
Explain the four styles of dialogue discussed in this chapter. Begin by offering an
overall definition of dialogue, outlining the four approaches, and providing an example
of each approach. Conclude your essay by clarifying the relationships between each of
the four styles.