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Institutional Theories of Organizational Communication

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

Institutions are socially constructed frameworks composed of conventions that prescribe behavior, cognition, and communication in given contexts. Institutions are maintained or changed by people who act and interact with each other. Examples of institutions include ...

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