How does functional theory try to support the notion which communication matters in group decision-making process? Are specific kinds of communication helpful or not helpful, according to the functional perspective?
Robert Putnam argues that television is a prime cause of reducing level of societal involvement in clubs and organisations. As television has gained in popularity, the number of persons joining groups has fallen. How would media systems dependency theory account for this observation?
How does Giddens’s structuration theory and Taylor’s theory of text and conversation aid you describe and understand the employment interview process?
How does Mead (1920) aid us to make sense of our individual identity and social life?