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Lecture number:
8
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Illinois State University
Course:
Com 229 - Foundations of Organizational Communication

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COM 229 Lecture 8 Outline of Last Lecture I Systems Approach Outline of Current Lecture II Wiecks Organizing III New Science Theory IV Network Analysis V Modeling and Case Analysis Current Lecture Wiecks Organizing Organizations exist within an environment Sensemaking individuals in an organization sense make their environments and therefore enact it Goal of organization seeks to reduce equivocality assembly rules procedures to guide sensemaking communication cycles use of communication New Science Theory Assumes systems may not seek equilibrium communication comes before organization chaos complexity and self organizing systems theories Chaos says there are too many variants that there will always have and unpredicatable outcome Complexity Systems are really complex These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Self Organizing System Theories example is Wikipedia Network Anaylsis Defining and Analyzing relationships among actors Properties nodes links density study process vs influence Modeling and Case Analysis Computer simulations It can be good when looking at a large system with lots of small parts Probably wont use computer data when making a judgment call Gut feelings intuition



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