Weekly Assignment 1
Quiz Instructions: You will receive the full 10 points for answering the questions completely in depth and constructively, you will receive 5 points for partially answering the questions, scarcely, and not critically and you will receive 0 points for not answering the questions at all or not putting forth any effort
Question #1: How are changes in U.S. Demographics affecting the workplace relative to demographic changes in our traditional competitors? How can organizational communication scholars help us manage these changes more effectively?
Question #2:Globalization is often viewed as a negative development. In what ways is it viewed negatively? How can it be viewed positively? How can organizational communication scholars contribute to the debate about globalization?
Question #3: How can studying the nature of communication within terrorist networks and organizations help in the “war on terror”? What specific features of communication within these networks and organizations should be studied? What might we learn that could help lessen the threat posed by these organizations?
Question #4:Describe Craig’s model of communication theory. What are the different approaches to studying communication? How does this model increase our understanding of communication?
Question #5:[ Page12]Describe how the concept of “goals” are changing in how the changing world is complicating our thinking about organizations.