Broadening Organizational Communication Curricula: Collaboration as Key to 21st-Century Organizing

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Article - Merrimack Access Only

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Management Communication Quarterly

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An essay is presented on broadening organizational communication curricula in the 21st century organization. It suggests the need to refocus curricula to emphasize communication skills that will strengthen students' ability to handle collaborative work environment. The authors argue that praxis better serves the contingent world where collaboration takes place rather than prescriptive answers.