The relevance of internal communication in contexts of organisational integration.
Publisher: Sheffield Hallam University,
This study has examined the relevance of internal communication in contexts of organisational integration ('merger communication'). Today, mergers and acquisitions represent a key means of growth. The fundamental impacts of mergers on the people within the affected orga... View more
Chapter 5: Theoretical Perspectives 5.1 Dysfunctions of the Merger and Acquisition Process 5.2 Category Thinking 5.3 Typical Fears on Different Hierarchy Levels during a Merger 5.4 Loyalty, Compliance, Voice and Neglect Model 5.5 The Coping Cycle 5.6 Schein's Three Levels of Culture 5.7 Integration Typologies and Cultural Integration 5.8 Preferred Adaptation Process of the Acquired Organisation 5.9 Preferred Adaptation Process of the Acquiring Organisation 5.10 Cultural Development Model 5.11 Typology of Cultures in Organisations 5.12 Contributions to Communication 5.13 Shannon and Weaver's Model of Communication 5.14 Laswell's Model of Communication 5.15 Communication Square 5.16 Two Perspectives on Human Communication 5.17 Cultural Differences 5.18 Two Models of Communication 5.19 Critical Communication Approach to Organisations 5.20 The Vicious Cycle References and Select Bibliography Ackroyd, S. & Fleetwood, S. (2000) Realist Perspectives on Management and Organizations, Critical Realism: Interventions, New York, NY: Routledge.
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