Interpersonal and Intercultural

Apr 5th, 2014
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Organizational Communication Analysis Part II – Interpersonal and Intercultural Paper

·         Resource: The Virtual Organizations Portal

Choose one of the three critical events listed below that would affect communication within your selected Virtual Organization (Kudler Fine foods):

·         Leadership change such as a change in the chief executive officer or superintendent, political change, or major changes in management department heads

·         Reorganization such as a merger or takeover; change in community or industry image or stature; gaining or losing accreditation; political change; or major employment changes such as outsourcing, layoffs, expansion, and foreign labor

·         Crisis within an industry

Business: ethical violations, technological malfunction, major financial loss

Schools: change in stature, ethical violations, violence, major gang or drug incident

Health care: wrongful death, medication error, ethics violation

Government: mismanagement of funds, ethical violations, lack of response or preparedness, conflicting parties

Note. You must use your chosen critical event throughout all subsequent weekly assignments.

Write a 1,400 word paper.

Address how your selected Virtual Organizational critical event affects the following:

·         Interpersonal communication ethics

·         Perceptions of power

·         Communication during conflict

·         Intercultural and diversity conflict

·         Communication climate

Identify what communications theories apply to this organization. You may choose from the following communications theories or others:

·         General Systems theory

·         Cognitive Dissonance Theory

·         Social Exchange Theory

·         Social Penetration Theory

·         Face-negotiation theory

·         Any other communication theory you studied in your BS/COM coursework. You may reference Introducing Communication Theory: Analysis and Application by R. West & L.H. Turner in the University Library eBook collection.

Explain how the application of a theoretical perspective would help the organization respond to this critical event.

Describe how the implementation of effective communication strategies might help the organization overcome this negative situation and arrive at a positive outcome.

Include a minimum of four academic sources.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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