Communication is defined as “The transference and understanding of meaning” (Robbins, 2003).Communications is required for survival, co-operation, power and social needs (Dimbleby & Burton, 1990). Communication involves downward, upward and lateral .Communication in an organization has the function of controlling the members, motivating, providing information and providing emotional expression for the members of an organization (Robbins, 2003). It includes verbal and non-verbal (Dimbleby & Burton, 1990). It can be further specified that communication is required for social purposes, personal intentions, economic requirements and artistic expression (Dimbleby & Burton, 1990). Organization communication is defined as the interaction and communications between the various employees or members of an organization (Berger, 2008). Organization communication has also been referred to as internal communication (Berger, 2008). Organizational communication has also been defined as communication planned to modify the organization structure (Shelby, 1993).
This report is regarding communication in an organization. It explains the various types of communication, communication process and communication channels. The organizational communication of Monsanto has been examined and the communication channel used in this particular organization has been explained and the effects on the employees of the organization and influence on the internal culture of the organization.
Charles Redding has been acknowledged as the father of Organization communication (Shelby, 1993). Charles Redding defined that organizational communication consisted of corporate communication, business communication, management communication and other types of communication (Shelby, 1993). Organization communication has been defined as process which occurs in organizations and the second definition defines organizational communication as a way to identify...