Welcome to Language, Literature and Communication Journal

Language, Literature and Communication Journal (LLCJ) is a monthly internationally peer reviewed journal published by Center for International Research Development (CIRD). LLCJ publishes high quality theoretical and empirical papers that significantly contribute to the discipline of Language and Communication studies i.e. Linguistic phenomena, Applied Linguistics, Language & Linguistics, Language & Literature, Sociolinguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Comparative Linguistics, English Language, Varieties of English, Language and Communication, Creative Writing, Interdisciplinary Literary Studies, Multilingualism, Language Teaching & Learning, Interpersonal Processes & Communication, Language Development, Language Policy and Planning, Communication Studies, Journalism, Journalism & Professional Media, Mass Communication, Media & Film Studies, Media Communication, Environmental Communication, Advertising Studies, Communication History, Instructional Communication, International Media , Organizational Communication, Political Communication, Health Communication, ICT, Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal Communication

Prof. .Rajani Jairan – Faculty of Languages, Jain University Bengaluru India

Cristina McKean – Newcastle University, UK

Asif Agha – University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Pam Enderby – University of Sheffield, UK

Maggie Lee Huckabee – University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Guylaine Le Dorze – University of Montreal, Canada

Ann Packman – University of Sydney, Australia

Elaine J Francis – Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA

Evy Visch-Brink – Erasmus University, The Netherlands

Paul Hopper – Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Linda Worrall – University of Queensland, Australia

Guido Gainotti – Catholic University, Italy

Alexandra Jaffe – California State University, Long Beach, California, USA

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VIRTUAL COMMUNICATION AND ORGANIZATIONAL CORE COMPETENCE DELIVERY

DIKE Harcourt Whyte Ph.D., and HARCOURT-WHYTE Ofonmbuk Ph.D.

Abstract: The aim of every organization is to meet their set goals and objectives. Unfortunately, meeting these set goals and objectives is a struggle for most organisations. For organisations to meet their objectives, the must find a way to focus on their core competence. Organisations must set up structures that ensure that they are not distracted from the focus for which the organization was set up in the first place. Communication is the bedrock of every organization and organisations are constantly looking for new ways to better their communication with their public.

IMPLICATIONS OF TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION: BRACING FOR A NEW VISTA IN AFRICA

DIKE Harcourt Whyte, Ph.D. and PAPAMIE, Belema

Abstract: Technology adoption is widely associated with job losses. Along with implications on cost, a biggest argument against innovation is its consequences on jobs. Scholars differ on how best to measure the true outcomes of technology change. Empirical studies too are not all uniform with their results. This work joins in on the conversation, focusing the discourse on technological change implications on Africa’s media industries. Reviewing mainly empirical researches by global leading economic think tanks and works by World Economic Forum, World Bank and the regional development banks, the paper questions whether it is innovation itself that causes job loss, or whether it is other subtle factors ancillary to innovation