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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted

Degree Name

Master of Arts (M.A.)



First Advisor

Durlynn Anema

First Committee Member

Linda L. Nolan

Second Committee Member

Donald Duns


The research addresses three research questions in this study: (1) What kinds of information are included in employee newsletters?; (2) What are the sender’s purposes?; (3) Is there a relationship between employee newsletter content and the sender’s purposes?

An analysis of relevant literature will help in the development of our knowledge of employee newsletters. The review of literature that follows in Chapter 2 also will identify factors that have led to the popularity of the newsletter as a means of internal communication



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