Internal Communication

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Internal Communication


the transmission and reception of business information within closed administrative and industrial units, such as enterprises, institutions, and industrial associations. Internal communication is one of the most important facilities of office machinery.

A distinction is made between nonfacsimile and facsimile internal communication. The former includes telephony, radio communications, and radiotelephony, intercommunication systems, paging systems, and closed-circuit television. Facsimile internal communication includes telegraph and phototelegraph systems, communication using TelAutographs and computer terminals, and transportation of documents (by pneumatic and electromechanical conveyors) within an institution.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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