Organizational Communication: History & Trends


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Which of these is NOT something helped by organizational communications?

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1. In what direction does communication move?

2. Which major contributor to organizational communication theory defined authority as the right to give orders and power to get obedience in return?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How is organizational communication helpful? Who contributed to organizational communication theory? These are just some of the facts you will need to be familiar with when you use this quiz/worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

On this quiz, you will be asked to:

  • Identify something helped by organizational communications
  • Note in what direction communication moves
  • Name who defined authority in organizational communication theory
  • List ways to incorporate visuals in communications
  • Select the term defined as the behavior resulting in messages received by one or more persons

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that draw the most important information from the lesson, such as in what ways communications helps an organization
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding contributors to organizational communication theory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the movement of communication and the use of visuals

Additional Learning

Further develop your understanding of this subject by reviewing the lesson called Organizational Communication: History & Trends. You can expect to learn more about:

  • The field to which organizational communication belongs
  • Communication structures under which businesses operate
  • Who defined loyalty in organizational communication
  • How corporate television is defined