An Exploratory Study of Employee Perceptions of Organizational Climate Openness and Freedom of Expression in a Large Public Utitlity
Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Like most formal organizations in the United States, the Omaha Public Power District is a bureaucratic hierarchy. In organizations such as OPPD, decision making and information sharing flows generally from the top down. Organizational stability is reached by establishing and maintaining standard operating procedures, and control is ever concentrated atop the pyramid.
Rider, Alison Vickery, "An Exploratory Study of Employee Perceptions of Organizational Climate Openness and Freedom of Expression in a Large Public Utitlity" (1988). Student Work. 1016.
A Thesis Presented to the Department of Communication and the Faculty at the Graduate College University of Nebraska In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts University of Nebraska at Omaha. Copyright 1988, Alison Vickery Rider