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Barnett Pearce and Vernon Cronen

Coordinated Management of Meaning

Coordinated Management of Meaning

Theory that looks directly at the communication process and what it's doing

4 claims of CMM

1.) Communication creates the social world


2.) Stories told differ from stories we live


3.) We get what we make


4.) Get the pattern right create better outcomes

Sandra Petronio

Communication Privacy Theory

Four main points of Communication Privacy Theory

1.) Privacy ownership


2.) Privacy control


3.) Privacy turbulence


4.) Privacy boundaries

Who was the behavioral scientist that was talked about in chapter 2?

Glenn Spark

Who was the behavioral scientist that was talked about in chapter 2?

Glenn Spark

Minding

Inner dialogue used to test alternatives, rehearse actions, and anticipate reactions before responding

Looking-glass-self

Mental self-image that results from taking the role of the other

Self-fulfilling prophecy

Tendency for expectations to evoke responses that confirm what we originally anticipated

Narrow ridge

Metaphor of I-thou living in the dialogue tension between ethical relativism (doing the best thing in certain situations) and rigid absolutism (being brutally honest)

Who was the rhetorician that was talked about in chapter 2?

Marty Medhurst

Epistomology

Study of the origin, nature, method, and limits of knowledge

Cybernetics

Study of information, processing, feedback, and control in communication systems

Semiotics

Study of verbal and nonverbal signs that stand for something else

The socio-cultural tradition

Communication as the creation and enactment of social reality

Phenomenology

Intentional analysis of everyday experience from standpoint of person who is living it

Pragmatism

The philosophy that true understanding of an idea or situation has practical implications for action

George Herbert Mead

Symbolic Interactionism

Symbolic Interactionism

Ongoing use of language and gestures in anticipation of how the other will react

Who was the behavioral scientist that was talked about in chapter 2?

Glenn Spark

Minding

Inner dialogue used to test alternatives, rehearse actions, and anticipate reactions before responding

Looking-glass-self

Mental self-image that results from taking the role of the other

Self-fulfilling prophecy

Tendency for expectations to evoke responses that confirm what we originally anticipated

Narrow ridge

Metaphor of I-thou living in the dialogue tension between ethical relativism (doing the best thing in certain situations) and rigid absolutism (being brutally honest)

Judee Burgoon

Expectancy Violations Theory

Social Penetration Theory

Process of developing deeper intimacy with another person through mutual self-disclosure and other forms of vulnerability

Depth of penetration

Degree of disclosure in a specific area of an individual's life

Breadth of penetration

Range of areas in individual's life over which disclosure takes place

Minimax principle of human behavior

People seek to maximize benefits and minimize costs

Dialectical model

People want both privacy and intimacy in their social relationships

Who was the rhetorician that was talked about in chapter 2?

Marty Medhurst

Comparison level (CL)

Threshold above which an interpersonal outcome seems attractive

Comparison level of alternatives (CL alt)

Best outcome available in other relationships

Epistomology

Study of the origin, nature, method, and limits of knowledge

Cybernetics

Study of information, processing, feedback, and control in communication systems

Semiotics

Study of verbal and nonverbal signs that stand for something else

The socio-cultural tradition

Communication as the creation and enactment of social reality

Phenomenology

Intentional analysis of everyday experience from standpoint of person who is living it

Pragmatism

The philosophy that true understanding of an idea or situation has practical implications for action

George Herbert Mead

Symbolic Interactionism

Symbolic Interactionism

Ongoing use of language and gestures in anticipation of how the other will react

Leon Festinger

Cognitive Dissonance Theory

Kenneth Burke

Dramatism

Dramatistic Pentad

A tool critics can use to discern the motives of a speaker or writer by labeling five key elements of the human drama

The five elements of dramatistic pentad

Act, scene, agent, agency, purpose

Walter Fisher

Narrative Paradigm

Narrative Paradigm

Experiencing and comprehending life as a series of ongoing narratives, as conflicts, characters, beginnings, middles and ends

Marshall McLuhan

Media Ecology

Media Ecology

Study of different personal and social environments created by use of different communication technologies

Roland Barthes

Semiotics

Semiotics

Study of social production of meaning from sign systems; analysis of anything that can stand for something else

George Gerbner

Cultivation Theory

Cognitive Dissonance Theory

Distressing mental state caused by inconsistency between a person's two beliefs, or a belief and an action

Cultivation Theory

Heavy television users develop an exaggerated belief in a mean and scary world

Counterattitudinal advocacy

Publicly urging others to believe or do something that it opposed to what the advocate actually believes

Clifford Geertz & Michael Pacanowsky

Cultural Approach to Organizations

Ethnography

Mapping social discourse; discovering who people within a culture think they are

Robert McPhee

Communicative Constitution

Communicative Constitution

Communication calls organization into being

Rhetoric

Discovering like possible means of persuasion

Enthymeme

Incomplete version of formal deductive syllogism that is created by leaving out premise already accepted by the audience or by leaving obvious conclusion unstated

Canons of rhetoric

Principle divisions of art of persuasion established by ancient rhetoricians

Stella Ting Toomey

Face-negotiation theory

Face

Projected image of one's self in a relational situation

Facework

Specific verbal and nonverbal messages that help to maintain and restore face loss and to uphold and honor face gain

Stella Ting Toomey

Face-negotiation theory

Face

Projected image of one's self in a relational situation

Facework

Specific verbal and nonverbal messages that help to maintain and restore face loss and to uphold and honor face gain

Gerry Phillipsen

Speech Codes Theory

Speech Code


Specially constructed system of terms, meanings, premises, and rules, pertaining to communicative conduct

Three functions of social life reflected by speech code

Pyschology sociology rhetoric

Deborah Tannen

Genderlect Styles

Genderlect

Suggests masculine and feminine styles of discourse best viewed as two distinct cultural dialects

Sandra Harding and Julia T. Wood

Standpoint Theory

Standpoint theory

Place from which to critically view the world around us