Cal Downs

Professor, Ph.D., Michigan State University
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His teaching and research focuses on organizational communication. Current interests include organizational communication assessments, feedback systems, product liability and warning, job commitment, communication audits, and selection interview processes. He is a former division chair for organizational communication in both the International Communication Association and the Academy of Management.

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