Chapter 5: Communication Flow: Networks & Channels

Remembering back to chapter 1, organization communication was defined as interactions among a stable system of individuals who work together to achieve, through a hierarchy of ranks and divisions of labor, common goals. Because of the complexities involved with organizational communication, it is important to distinguish between the directions communication flows (i.e., communication networks) and the means or medium through which communication flows (i.e., communication channel).


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