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This revision of a classic volume presents state-of-the-art reviews of established and emerging areas of communication science and provides an intellectual compass that points the way to future theorizing about communication processes. In this Second Edition of The Handbook of Communication Science, editors Charles R. Berger, Michael E. Roloff, and David Roskos-Ewoldsen bring together an impressive array of communication scholars to explore and synthesize the varying perspectives and approaches within the dynamic field of communication science. After first addressing the methods of research and the history of the field, the Handbook then examines the levels of analysis in communication (individual to macro-social), the functions of communication (such as socialization and persuasion), and the contexts in which communication occurs (such as couples, families, organizations, and mass ...

Theoretical Developments in Organizational Communication Research
Theoretical developments in organizational communication research

Organizational communication began to emerge as an identifiable academic field in the United States in the 1940s and 1950s (Redding, 1985), forming around a set of highly practical questions concerning what makes managerial communication in ...

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