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Work in the 21st century requires new understanding in organizational behaviour; how individuals interact together to get work done. This volume brings together research on essential topics such as motivation, job satisfaction, leadership, compensation, organizational justice, communication, intra- and inter-team functioning, judgement and decision-making, organizational development and change. Psychological insights are offered on management interventions, organizational theory, organizational productivity, organizational culture and climate, strategic management, stress, and job loss and unemployment.

Communication in Organizations: Speed, Diversity, Networks, and Influence on Organizational Effectiveness, Human Health, and Relationships
Communication in organizations: Speed, diversity, networks, and influence on organizational effectiveness, human health, and relationships

The way communication occurs in organizations has changed dramatically in the past 20 years, so much so, that research in industrial/organizational psychology seems to have failed to keep up with these changes. However in spite of this gap in research, an implicit assumption seems to be made in organizations and in the literature, that the more sophisticated the technology, the greater the efficiency gains. The present chapter reviews all the research which is pertinent to communication in organizations, for instance, formal and informal networks, technology and organizational structures, electronic communication types in organizations, emerging problems with ...

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