Organizational Communication for Survival: Making Work, Work, 4/eVirginia Peck Richmond, Universityof Alabama at BirminghamJames C. McCroskey, Universityof Alabama at BirminghamOrganizational Communication for Survival focuses on how to communicate with managers and peers to survive, thrive and prosper in different organizational environments. Mastering the study guide objectives in this book will prepare you to function in real organizational situations. As a "survival guide for employees," this text centers on understanding how and why managers communicate the way they do and how you, as an employee, can adapt your own communication skills to be more effective.Features of the New Edition: Includes a new chapter on discrimination and pseudodiscrimination, which distinguishes between the two concepts and provides you with strategies for dealing with both in organizations. Combines chapters on approaches to management and management communication style, streamlining the discussion, so you can better understand the interrelatedness between the two topics. References new scholarship and social scientific research on communication in organizations, and includes new examples, illustrating concepts that are relevant to you.Richmond, Virginia P. is the author of 'Organizational Communication for Survival: Making Work, Work', published 2008 under ISBN 9780205535057 and ISBN 0205535054.