Much of the background and further explanation or application of a theory will happen in a book. Try these subjects to put your hands on these sources.
|Communication in Organizations United States||IABC Handbook of Organizational Communication|
|Communication in Organizations||Destructive Organizational Communication: Processes, consequences, and constructive ways of organizing|
|Communication in Organizations - auditing||Auditing Organizational Communication: A handbook of research, theory and practice|
|Communication in personnel management||The Art of Constructive Confrontation: How to achieve more accountability with less conflict|
|Communication in medicine||Communication in Healthcare settings: Policy, participation, and new technologies|
|Employee orientation OR employees training of||Recruiting, Interviewing, Selecting & Orienting New Employees|
|Business communication - blogs||Blog Rules: A business guide to managing policy, public relations and legal issues.|
You can also look for articles. Articles typically will investigate a given theory in practice, so how the theory plays out in the "real world." Articles will be narrower in focus, might assume the reader is already familiar with the basics of the theory, and will written for a scholarly audience.
Organizational Communication topics are multi and inter-disciplinary. Depending on your topic, you might also find these resources helpful:
|Communication and Mass Media Complete||org comm issues in scholarly communication journals|
|Sociological Abstracts||sources for specific populations (prisons, businesses, non-profit groups)|
|ERIC||Org communication issues in school or educational settings, teaching adults|
|ABI Inform or Business Source Complete||Treatment of your issue in a business, personnel, management or human resources like sources.|
|Hospitality and Tourism Complete||trade shows, corporate events|
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