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Just a Job?: Communication, Ethics, and Professional Life

George Cheney, Dan Lair, Dean Ritz, and Brenden Kendall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195182774
eISBN:
9780199871001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182774.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This book offers a fresh perspective on ethics at work, questioning the notions that doing ethics at work has to be work, and that work is somehow a sphere where a different set of rules applies. ... More


Miscommunication, Conflict, and Organizational Alexithymia

Sandra L. Bloom and Brian Farragher

in Destroying Sanctuary: The Crisis in Human Service Delivery Systems

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195374803
eISBN:
9780199865420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374803.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter explores the multiple communication problems that arise normally among groups of people and that are exacerbated under the impact of recurrent stress. Under conditions of chronic stress, ... More


The Knowing Organization: How Organizations Use Information to Construct Meaning, Create Knowledge, and Make Decisions

Chun Wei Choo

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176780
eISBN:
9780199789634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176780.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The book links the broad areas of organizational behavior and information management. It looks at how organizations behave as information-seeking, information-creating, and information-using ... More


Facilitating Communication

Felice Davidson Perlmutter, Darlyne Bailey, and F. Ellen Netting

in Managing Human Resources in the Human Services: Supervisory Challenges

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195137071
eISBN:
9780199865611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137071.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter focuses on the importance of the use of language, both verbal and written. It provides direction for how managerial supervisors may better understand communication and what strategies ... More


Making Invisible Work Visible: Using Social Network Analysis to Support Strategic Collaboration

Rob Cross, Stephen P. Borgatti, and Andrew Parker

in Creating Value with Knowledge: Insights from the IBM Institute for Business Value

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195165128
eISBN:
9780199835751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165128.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines how social network analysis can be used as a diagnostic technique for better understanding myriad organizational challenges, ranging from improving communication between ... More


Communication with staff

Robert Craig

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0046
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses effective communication in hospitals. Hospitals offer a multitude of challenges for effective communication, but good communication is possible when it is recognized that the ... More


Six Myths about Informal Networks— and How to Overcome Them

Rob Cross, Nitin Nohria, and Andrew Parker

in Creating Value with Knowledge: Insights from the IBM Institute for Business Value

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195165128
eISBN:
9780199835751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165128.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter dispels six commonly held assumptions about networks in organizations. These myths include: (i) to build better networks, we have to communicate more; (ii) everyone should be connected ... More


Language and Communication at Work: Discourse, Narrativity, and Organizing

François Cooren, Eero Vaara, Ann Langley, and Haridimos Tsoukas (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198703082
eISBN:
9780191772443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703082.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This volume originates from the Fourth International Symposium on Process Organization held in Kos in June 2012. For this event, conceptual and/or empirical submissions were sought that would examine ... More


The Communication of Risk: Information about Health and Safety

Bridget M. Hutter

in Regulation and Risk: Occupational Health and Safety on the Railways

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242504
eISBN:
9780191697128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242504.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This chapter considers the sources of information available to British Railways (BR) staff as well as health and safety training courses and different types of information. Most BR employees were ... More


Relationships and communication with NHS Commissioners

Nicholas Hunt

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0043
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The NHS is divided into a purchasing arm, which commissions, monitors, and pays for care; and a provider arm, which delivers care in hospitals and the community. This chapter discusses the importance ... More


Language and Communication at Work: Discourse, Narrativity, and Organizing Introducing the Fourth Volume of “Perspectives on Process Organization Studies”

François Cooren, Eero Vaara, Ann Langley, and Haridimos Tsoukas

in Language and Communication at Work: Discourse, Narrativity, and Organizing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198703082
eISBN:
9780191772443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703082.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Studying language and communication at work implies that we connect them to the very processes, activities, and practices that constitute organizations or organizational phenomena. This chapter ... More


Why Matter Always Matters in (Organizational) Communication

François Cooren, Gail Fairhurst, and Romain Huët

in Materiality and Organizing: Social Interaction in a Technological World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664054
eISBN:
9780191745423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664054.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The so-called “linguistic turn” purportedly has allowed scholars to demonstrate why it seems so important to focus on language, discourse, and social interaction when studying organizational ... More


Trust boards structure, responsibilities, and communication

Nick Coleman

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0045
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

NHS Trusts were established in the 1990s with governance frameworks modelled on private sector organizations. This included each Trust having a Board with overall responsibility for future direction, ... More


Expertise, Communication, and Organizing

Jeffrey W. Treem and Paul M. Leonardi (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198739227
eISBN:
9780191802317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739227.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

This book challenges the perspective that organizational expertise exists to be recognized and utilized, and offers an alternative lens that views expertise, and experts, as emergent and constituted ... More


Civic Organizations’ Communications on the Web

Chris Wells

in The Civic Organization and the Digital Citizen: Communicating Engagement in a Networked Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190203610
eISBN:
9780190203658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203610.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter analyzes organizations’ communications on their websites. Specifically, it explores the extent to which organizations work to build an interactive, discursive space in which information ... More


Beyond the Rapist: Title IX and Sexual Violence on US Campuses

Kate Lockwood Harris

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190876920
eISBN:
9780190876968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876920.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In the United States, approximately one in five women experiences rape during college, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students experience sexual violence at higher rates ... More


Introduction

Keri K. Stephens

in Negotiating Control: Organizations and Mobile Communication

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190625504
eISBN:
9780190882327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190625504.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Delilah is a mother of three who works the phones in dispatch at a metropolitan police department. She enjoys her job, but her new boss is ruffling some feathers. Complaining that he gets too many ... More


Negotiating Control: Organizations and Mobile Communication

Keri K. Stephens

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190625504
eISBN:
9780190882327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190625504.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

In this book, the author shows how employees, organizations, and even friends and family are struggling to understand how the expected norms for mobile-communication connectedness function when ... More


Learning Expertise in Engineering Design Work: Creating Space for Experts to Make Mistakes

Patrice M. Buzzanell and Ziyu Long

in Expertise, Communication, and Organizing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198739227
eISBN:
9780191802317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739227.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses expertise in an engineering space both by providing an extended example of a global multidisciplinary engineering design team and by focusing on project-based design both as ... More


We Are the Union: Democratic Unionism and Dissent at Boeing

Dana L. Cloud

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036378
eISBN:
9780252093418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036378.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book engages union reformers at Boeing in Wichita and Seattle to reveal how ordinary workers attempted to take command of their futures by chipping away at the cozy partnership between union ... More


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