Wk 1 – Part I – Descriptive Framework Paper: Organizational Communication


Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word descriptive framework of your chosen Virtual Organization which is the City of Atlanta. You may research existing organizations to supplement any gaps in information, but be sure to document all sources and use consistent information throughout all subsequent weekly assignments. Describe the following: The people Employees Clients or stakeholders General public The tasks Products or services Relations of products, services, and organization to the community The organizational communication variables such as the following: The communication settings–board room, one-on-one meetings, and hallway chats, for example The internal and external communication systems The structural and functional characteristics that affect the degree of communication formality The communication channels–face-to-face, telephone, personal documents, impersonal documents, computer mediated, and so forth Any theoretical perspectives you observe, such as groupthink tendencies


Reference at least two academic sources. Consider using Introducing Communication Theory: Analysis and Application by R. West & L. Turner, or any other texts/resources you have used in your degree program.0