This book focuses on the current research on and implications of globalization for social organizations and the study of organizational communication. The chapters are wide-ranging in terms of how they approach international and intercultural issues. The authors draw on a wide range of literatures: international development, international migration, postcolonialism, and social movements. The organizations studied represent all major sectors and a variety of national and ethnic contexts and the chapters feature empirical, interpretive and critical postures toward research and engage practical as well as theoretical issues. The authors reflect on the changing shapes of organizations and institutions in today's world.