Dr. Jean A. Saludadez, Professor at the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU), has published a chapter in the First Edition of The Routledge Handbook of the Communicative Constitution of Organization. The book was launched during the 72nd Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference (ICA 2022) held on 26-30 May 2022 in Paris, France. The conference carried the theme “One World, One Network⁉”.
Prof. Saludadez contributed the 26th Chapter which tackled the “Digital Media: From Tools to Agents Making a Difference,” lodged under Part III of the book. She attended ICA 2022, as well as the launch of the book where all contributing authors were recognized.
Prof. Saludadez is an expert in Communication, having obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Development Communication from the University of the Philippines Los Banos, and her Doctorate degree in Organizational Communication from Universiti Putra Malaysia. As a researcher, she has numerous local and international publications both in her field, in the area of open and distance elearning (ODeL), as well as in the field of ASEAN Studies. As a Professor, she currently handles courses for the UPOU Graduate Certificate and Master of ASEAN Studies, where she is also serving as the Program Chair. She is also an affiliate professor with the UPOU Faculty of Information and Communication Studies where she handles courses and advisees for the Doctor of Communication program, and with the Faculty of Education for the Master of Distance Education Program.
Dr. Saludadez has been awarded for her outstanding work and service to the University and the academe. She is UPOU’s 2022 Gawad Chancellor Awardee for Outstanding Faculty — her second for the same award. She received her first in 2015.
Dr. Saludadez also serves as the UPOU Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration. She accepted the position in 2013, and has recently been reappointed this March 2022.
The Routledge Handbook of the Communicative Constitution of Organization (CCO) offers a “unique outlook on how communication accounts for the emergence, change, and continuity of organizations and organizing practices.” It is the handbook which provides “state of the art scholarship on the perspective known as the Communicative Constitution of Organization” and “systematically exposes the theoretical and methodological underpinnings of CCO, displays its empirical diversity, and articulates its future trajectory.” This Handbook will be of interest to organization studies and communication scholars, faculty, and graduate and advanced undergraduate students, as well as anyone associated with CCO theorizing, seeking a comprehensive overview of the theoretical, methodological, and practical tenets of this growing area.
The book is edited by Joëlle Basque, Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Sciences, Arts and Communication at Université TÉLUQ in Montréal, Canada; Nicolas Bencherki, Associate Professor in the Department of Human Sciences, Arts and Communication at Université TÉLUQ in Montréal, Canada; and Timothy Kuhn, Professor in the College of Media, Communication and Information at the University of Colorado Boulder, USA.
“The Routledge Handbook of the Communicative Constitution of Organization” is available on hardback and ecopy through the Routledge Website and Taylor & Francis eBooks.