Organizational Communication Is The Flow Of Messages Within A Network Of Interdependent Relationships

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Organizational communication is the flow of messages within a network of interdependent relationships (Goldhaber, 1976). Terry, Drexler, and Faulkner wrote an article researching communication of family businesses. Research shows that there are fewer problems with family employee in comparison to non-family employees of the same firms (Terry, Drexler, & Faulkner, 1997). Yet when there problems with a family member employee, it comes from mixing their roles work-related roles with family related roles and cannot separate their conflicts in professional and personal life (Terry, Drexler, & Faulkner, 1997). Many of the characters are involved professionally in their careers. Organizational communication is heavily concentrated on people, their attitudes, feelings, relationships, and skills (Goldhaber, 1976). Modern Family shows that the present-day family is able to work together both professionally and personally without harming their relationships. Socialization Theory Socialization Theory explains that an organization is trying to influence the adaptation of individuals through formal and informal socialization processes. There are three main phases in this process; anticipatory socialization, encounter, metamorphosis. Organizations have role-related and organizational culture information that obtained through many information seeking tactics like observing, asking third parties, and testing limits (Miller, 2006). In the episode “First Days”, Claire starts working at

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