Units of Study

MECO6927 - Organisational Communication

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Olaf Werder


This unit of study introduces key concepts in organisational communication. Students will explore various structures of organisations and how those structures affect the flow of communication within workplaces. Upon the completion of the unit, students will develop their understanding of key concepts in organisational communication and apply them to analyse communication problems in organisations. Students will also be able to offer well-grounded criticism on selected organisational issues.


2x1000wd class tests (40%), 1x3000wd communication case study research project (50%), participation (10%)


Miller, K (2012) Organizational Communication: Approaches and Processes 6th Edn. Wadsworth Publishing, Belmont


1x2-hr seminar/week


  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm






  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm




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Seminar 2



Seminar 3

1 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 4
2 This class runs from Week 5 to Week 8
3 This class runs from Week 10 to Week 13

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