Work Pressures

Work Pressures : New Agendas in Communication

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Work Pressures fills the void of research on the nature of pressures on individuals in the workplace. It offers a broad view of how work pressures can compromise the performance and vitality of individuals and their organizations. The contributions to this volume not only confirm communication's centrality to the problems work pressures pose, but also open an interdisciplinary conversation about how to learn from them and ultimately manage them. Specific topics covered include the proliferation of communication technologies, organizational discourse, work overload, and generational differences in the more

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  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15.24mm | 385.55g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 6 black & white tables
  • 1138938238
  • 9781138938236

About Dawna Ballard

Dawna Ballard is Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at The University of Texas at Austin. Matthew McGlone is Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at The University of Texas at more

Table of contents

Table of Contents Preface Dawna I. Ballard and Matthew S. McGlone Part I Chapter 1 Understanding Overload in a Contemporary World Keri K. Stephens Chapter 2 24/7: Managing Constant Connectivity Christina Randle Chapter 3 Communicating Work-Life Support: Implications for Organizations, Employees, and Families Jamie Ladge Chapter 4 Why Do We Blame Information for Our Overload? Yoram M. Kalman Part II Chapter 5 To See Ourselves as Others See Us: How Perceptions of Generational Diversity Affect the Workplace Rhetta L. Standifer and Scott W. Lester Chapter 6 Managing Tensions in Virtual Work Arrangements Jennifer L. Gibbs Chapter 7 Modern Times, Modern Spaces: Interaction Genres and Multiminding in Network-Based Work Dawna I. Ballard, Dina Inman Ramgolam, and Estee Solomon Gray Part III Chapter 8 Occupational Burnout and the Case Study of Physicians Stacey A. Passalacqua Chapter 9 Time Is Not On Our Side: Temporal Agency and Affective Orientation in the Enron Email Corpus Matthew S. McGlone, Joseph McGlynn, III, and Nicholas A. Merola Chapter 10 Multi-methodological Approaches for Studying Emotion in Computer-Mediated Communication Mark S. Pfaff and Afarin Pirzadehshow more

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