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Posted By Administration, Monday, May 6, 2019


Movements in Organizational Communication Research (Routledge)

Jamie McDonald (U of Texas San Antonio) and Rahul Mitra (Wayne State U) are excited to announce the release of our new edited volume, titled "Movements in Organizational Communication Research: Current Issues and Future Directions," published by Routledge. The book is recommended as the anchor text for introductory graduate-level courses and upper-level undergraduate courses in organizational communication. It is also an excellent supplementary text for advanced doctoral-level courses in organizational communication, and courses in related fields such as organization studies, organizational behavior, and management.

Key features of the book include:

1. A review of current issues and future directions in 13 topical areas of organizational communication research.

2. Intergenerational dialogue and collaboration between both established and emerging scholars in their specialty areas.

3. Reflections by the authors on their scholarly trajectories and how they became a part of the field.

4. Discussion questions at the end of each chapter that prompt reflections and debate.

5. Online resources for instructors include sample course syllabus and suggested case studies from the book "Cases in Organization and Managerial Communication" (also from Routledge) to align with this book's chapters

Table of Contents:

1. Introduction to the Field and to the Volume, by Jamie McDonald and Rahul Mitra

2. Organizational Structures, Processes, and Agency, by Timothy R. Kuhn and Jared Kopczynski

3. Organizing Power and Resistance, by Dennis K. Mumby and Mie Plotnikof

4. Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Sustainability, by Steven K. May, Jeremy Fyke, and Katharine E. Miller

5. Identity, Identification, and Branding, by George Cheney and Katie Sullivan

6. Organizational Culture and Socialization, by Michael W. Kramer and Stephanie L. Dailey

7. Gender and Sexuality, by Jessica A. Pauly and Patrice M. Buzzanell

8. Difference, Diversity, and Inclusion, by Patricia S. Parker and Jamie McDonald

9. Emotion and Relationships in the Workplace, by Sarah J. Tracy and Shawna Malvini Redden

10. Group Decision Making and Collaboration, by Jennifer Ervin and Joann Keyton

11. Leadership, by Guowei Jian and Gail T. Fairhurst

12. Change and Change Management, by Laurie Lewis and Surabhi Sahay

13. Networks and Technology, by William C. Barley and Marshall Scott Poole

14. Crisis and Resilience, by Matthew W. Seeger and Rahul Mitra

15. Moving Forward: Future Directions in Organizational Communication, by Rahul Mitra and Jamie McDonald

To learn more about the book and to purchase a copy (or request one for inspection), please see https://www.routledge.com/Movements-in-Organizational-Communication-Research-Current-Issues-and/McDonald-Mitra/p/book/9781138304468.



Beyond the Rapist: Title IX and Sexual Violence on US Campuses

by Kate Lockwood Harris

Oxford University Press, 2019

available in hardcover, paperback, and ebook

Oxford University Press is pleased to announce the publication of a new title. In Beyond the Rapist, Kate Lockwood Harris considers how the relationships among organization, communication, and violence inform university responses to sexual assault. Drawing upon feminist new materialist theory and method, Harris shows how complex physical and symbolic components of rape are embedded in organizations and applies this thinking to mandated reporting policies at a university known for its Title IX processes.

In so doing, she suggests that combatting the epidemic of sexual violence on college campuses requires linking sexual violence to systemic injustices and refining definitions of violence to encompass far more than individual, physical injuries.

The book is appropriate for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in communication, management, feminist studies, and higher education policy. It will also be useful for scholars engaging with new materialisms.

For additional information and to order: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/beyond-the-rapist-9780190876937?lang=en&cc=us




Popular Culture Studies Journal (Vol 7 No 1)

The editors of the Popular Culture Studies Journal are happy to announce the release of Vol. 7 No. 1 that features editorials on "why popular culture matters," seven original research articles, and an plethora of reviews that includes movies, television shows, games, and theatrical performances.

The original research considers live TV, The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Rufus Wainwright's fans, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Hamilton, and Sin City. One editorial collections reasons why popular culture matters while another counters with the need to remove hierarchies in academic studies.

All of this and more is free online at http://mpcaaca.org/the-popular-culture-studies-journal/current-issue/vol7-no1.

Questions about the publication can be addressed to the journal's Editor, CarrieLynn D. Reinhard, at pcsj@mpcaaca.org.

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