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This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. Summary Workplace relationships have an immense impact on employees’ job satisfaction, cohesive climates, creativity, and innovation. This study focused on coworker relationships and why and how coworker relationships developed into workplace friendships. The authors argued that task interdependence is an important factor in driving … Continue reading With a Little Help From My Friends: Coworker Communication and Workplace Friendship

Topic: Organizational Communication Author(s), Title and Publication Grunig, J. E. (1975). A multi-systems theory of organizational communication. Communication Research, 2(2), 99-136. Summary This classic article presents a theory of organizational communication that explains how different communication behaviors are motivated by individual and structural characteristics of people and situations. According to the theory, whether systems (including … Continue reading A multi-systems theory of organizational communication