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dc.contributor.advisorConrad, Charles
dc.creatorPeplow, Amber Leigh
dc.date.accessioned2005-08-29T14:37:09Z
dc.date.available2005-08-29T14:37:09Z
dc.date.created2003-05
dc.date.issued2005-08-29
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/2263
dc.description.abstractThe SEIU and the AFL-CIO utilized similar rhetorical strategies in creating identification to further change within their organizations. Despite similar rhetorical strategies, the change efforts differ substantially in terms of success. This dissertation argues that the audience, culture and organizational structure influence the success of the change effort. The dissertation provides implications for rhetorical communication in labor unions.en
dc.format.extent375004 bytesen
dc.format.mediumelectronicen
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherTexas A&M University
dc.subjectSEIUen
dc.subjectAFL-CIOen
dc.subjectOrganizational Changeen
dc.subjectOrganization Rhetoricen
dc.subjectOrganizational Cultureen
dc.titleCreating change in the SEIU and the AFL-CIO: The role of identityen
dc.typeBooken
dc.typeThesisen
thesis.degree.departmentCommunicationen
thesis.degree.disciplineSpeech Communicationen
thesis.degree.grantorTexas A&M Universityen
thesis.degree.nameDoctor of Philosophyen
thesis.degree.levelDoctoralen
dc.contributor.committeeMemberAune, James
dc.contributor.committeeMemberPoole, M. Scott
dc.contributor.committeeMemberPaetzold, Ramona
dc.type.genreElectronic Dissertationen
dc.type.materialtexten
dc.format.digitalOriginborn digitalen


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