Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to: 

  1. discuss strategies for the effective management of organisational communication
  2. explore the implications of diversity in the context of communication theory and practice
  3. analyse and utilise negotiation strategies, including conflict resolution
  4. apply communication knowledge to common practical contexts in organisations
  5. identify and manage emotions in organisational communication.
  • Topics
    • Self Disclosure
    • Individual Differences in Communication
    • Intercultural Communication
    • Workplace communication in relation to Disability
    • Managing Communication around Spiritual Diversity
    • Gender and Workplace Communication
    • Communication in Conflict Contexts
    • Communication for Negotiation
    • Intergenerational Communication
    • Persuasion and Communication
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Chat Rooms
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Embedded Multimedia
      • Online assignment submission
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

No special requirements

Organisation communication theories and organisational culture, implications of diversity for communication (eg. gender, age, culture, disability, spirituality), negotiation and conflict resolution from a communication perspective (strategies, perception, emotion, ethics, relationships, culture), managing emotions in organisational communication (eg. grief, loss, problem solving, decision making, conflict, responding to change, managing personal emotions), communication for practical contexts.

  • Assignment 1 - 2.5hrs Open Book (55%)
  • Assignment 2 - Reflective Report 2500 words (45%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

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