Ethical Issues in Organizational Communication
|CMN 6020||3 Quarter Hours|
|Course Level||CPS - Graduate|
|Description||Examines ethical questions that directly affect how organizations communicate and what they choose to relay and omit to their various audiences. Organizational women and men are compelled to make ethical decisions when they communicate. Proponents of strategic ambiguity in and for organizations have been confronted and countered by other theorists who reject ambiguity as a euphemism for lying. Analyzes cases and academic studies that reflect how ethical and unethical communication affected the fortunes of organizations. Analyzes and evaluates the practical values of ethical yardsticks.|
PrerequisitesStudents should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.