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Relational Control Theory

  • By: L. Edna Rogers
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Relational control theory focuses on how relational members interrelate with one another through their communication behaviors. The theory offers an interaction-based approach for studying the interwoven connection between communication and relationship. The basic tenets of ...

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