Department of Communication Science

Prof GC Angelopulo

College of Human Sciences
School of Arts
Department: Communication Science
Professor
Tel: 012 429 6073
E-mail: angelgc@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • BA
  • BA Honours
  • MA
  • DLitt et Phil

NRF Rating

C2

Fields of academic interests

  • Organisational Communication
  • Research Methodology
  • Marketing Communication
  • Communication and Media Industry
  • Urbanisation

Field of Specialisation

  • Organisational Communication
  • Marketing Communication
  • Research Methodology
  • Process and Performance Diagnostics

Books

  • Rensburg, R & Angelopulo, GC. 1996. Effective Communication Campaigns. Halfway House: International Thomson Publishing.
  • Angelopulo, GC (ed). 1997. Introduction to Communication: Speech Communication, Public Relations and Advertising. Cape Town: Juta.
  • Barker, R. & Angelopulo, GC (eds). 2006. Integrated Organisational Communication. Lansdowne: Juta.
  • Angelopulo, GC & Barker, R (eds). 2013. Integrated Organisational Communication (2nd edition). Lansdowne: Juta.
  • Angelopulo, GC. 2013. Integrated communication campaigns. In: G Angelopulo and R Barker (eds), Integrated Organisational Communication (2nd edition). Lansdowne: Juta.
  • Steinberg, S & Angelopulo, G. 2015 (eds). An Introduction to Communication Studies for Southern African Students (2nd edition). Lansdowne: Juta.

Book chapters:

  • Angelopulo, GC. 1994. A systems approach to public relations. In: BA Lubbe and G Puth (eds), Public Relations in South Africa. Durban: Butterworths.
  • Angelopulo, GC. 1995. Experimental research. In: T du Plooy (ed), Introduction to Communication: Communication Research. Cape Town: Juta.
  • Rensburg, R & Angelopulo, GC. 1996. Effective Communication Campaigns. Halfway House: International Thomson Publishing.
  • Angelopulo, GC & du Plessis, D. 1997. Introduction to advertising. In: G Angelopulo (ed), Introduction to Communication: Speech Communication, Public Relations and Advertising. Cape Town: Juta.
  • Angelopulo, GC (ed). 1997. Introduction to Communication: Speech Communication, Public Relations and Advertising. Cape Town: Juta.
  • Angelopulo, GC & du Plessis, D. 2000. Introduction to advertising. In: D du Plessis (ed), Introduction to Public Relations and Advertising. Cape Town: Juta.
  • Angelopulo, GC. 2002. Scalable competency in the communication profession. In: A Satzger and G Poncini (eds), International Perspectives on Business Communication: from Past Approaches to Future Trends. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
  • Barker, R. & Angelopulo, GC (eds). 2006. Integrated Organisational Communication. Lansdowne: Juta.
  • Angelopulo, GC & Schoonraad, N. 2006. Communication and the organisation. In: R Barker and G Angelopulo (eds), Integrated Organisational Communication. Lansdowne: Juta.
  • Angelopulo, GC. 2006. Communication integration. In: R Barker and G Angelopulo (eds), Integrated Organisational Communication. Lansdowne: Juta.
  • Angelopulo, GC. 2006. Integrated communication campaigns. In: R Barker and G Angelopulo (eds), Integrated Organisational Communication. Lansdowne: Juta.
  • Angelopulo, GC & Barker, R (eds). 2013. Integrated Organisational Communication (2nd edition). Lansdowne: Juta.
  • Angelopulo, GC & Schoonraad, N. 2013. Communication and the organisation. In: G Angelopulo and R Barker (eds), Integrated Organisational Communication (2nd edition). Lansdowne: Juta.
  • Angelopulo, GC. 2013. Communication integration. In: G Angelopulo and R Barker (eds), Integrated Organisational Communication (2nd edition). Lansdowne: Juta.
  • Angelopulo, GC. 2013. Integrated communication campaigns. In: G Angelopulo and R Barker (eds), Integrated Organisational Communication (2nd edition). Lansdowne: Juta.

Pending:

  • Angelopulo, G & Potgieter, PH. 20--. South Africa. In: LM Noam (ed), Who owns the world’s media? Media Concentration and Ownership around the World. New York, NY:Oxford University Press.

Journal articles

  • Angelopulo, GC & Overton, N. 1986. The communication objectives of sport sponsorships. Communicare 6(1):18-26.
  • Angelopulo, GC. 1990. The active outward orientation of the organisation. Communicare 9(1):5-20.
  • Angelopulo, GC. 2000. Scalable competency in the communication profession. Communicatio 26(2):3-17.
  • Angelopulo, GC. 2001. The path to the top. Integrated Marketing Communication Journal 7(Spring):4-8.
  • Zywotgiewicz, E & Angelopulo, GC. 2002. Criteria for a South African course in intercultural business communication: the case of Iscor in Japan. Communicatio: South African Journal for Communication Theory and Research 28(1):60-70.
  • Barker, R & Angelopulo, GC. 2004. The integrated web-based marketing communication model: a South African case study. International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management 4(1):53-62.
  • Angelopulo, GC & Barker, R. 2005. Integrated web-based marketing communication: a tracking study. Communicatio: South African Journal for Communication Theory and Research 28(1):60-70.
  • Landman, M & Angelopulo GC. 2006. The role of internal communication in service delivery: an assessment of the Metropolitan Health Group. Southern African Business Review 10(3):67-93.
  • Du Plessis, TC, Angelopulo, GC & du Plessis, DF. 2006. A conceptual framework of corporate online communication: a marketing public relations (MPR) perspective. Communicatio: South African Journal for Communication Theory and Research 32(2):241-263.
  • Hanekom, J, Barker, R & Angelopulo, G. 2007. A theoretical framework for the online consumer response process. Communicatio: South African Journal for Communication Theory and Research 33(2): 117-139.
  • Angelopulo, GC. 2009. Q methodology and the measurement of subjectivity in corporate brand perception. South African Journal of Business Management 40(3):15-27.
  • Hedrick-Wong, Y & Angelopulo, G. 2011. The Challenges of Urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Tale of 3 Cities. MasterCard Worldwide Insights. MasterCard Worldwide 3Q2011.
  • Angelopulo, GC. 2013. The drivers of student enrolment and retention: A stakeholder perception analysis in higher education. Perspectives in Education 31(1):49-65.
  • Lehong, SM, Dube, E & Angelopoulos, G. 2013. An investigation into the perceptions of business stakeholders on the benefits of Enterprise Architecture: The case of Telkom SA. South African Journal of Business Management 44(2):45-56.
  • Angelopulo, G & Potgieter, P. 2013. The economic specification of media ownership in South Africa. Communicatio: South African Journal for Communication Theory and Research 39(1): 1-19.
  • Parnell, JA, Scott, GJ & Angelopoulos, G. 2013. Benchmarking tendencies in managerial mindsets: prioritizing stockholders and stakeholders in Peru, South Africa, and the United States. Journal of Business Ethics 118(3):589-605.
  • Angelopulo, G & Hedrick-Wong, Y. 2013. MasterCard African Cities Growth Index 2013. MasterCard Worldwide Insights. MasterCard Worldwide 2Q2013.
  • Angelopoulos, G, Parnell, J & Scott, G. 2013. Performance satisfaction, shareholder and stakeholder orientations: managers´ perceptions in three countries across continents. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences 16(2):1-17.
  • Angelopulo, G. 2013. Student satisfaction and retention: assessment in an ODL environment. Progressio 35(1):8-35.
  • Alpaslan, A, Angelopulo, G & Schenck, C. 2013. “Satisfied and/or dissatisfied?” The experience-based perceptions of Social Work student customers about studying at an open distance learning university. Social Work / Maatskaplike Werk 49(3):410-432. 
  • Angelopulo, G. & Potgieter, P. 2013. Concentration of media ownership in South Africa. African Journal of Communication 1(2):299-325.
  • Angelopulo, G & Potgieter, P. 2013. A comparison of sectoral and audience perspective on the concentration of media and news access in South Africa. African Communication Research 6(2):257-284.
  • Schenck, C, Alpaslan, A & Angelopulo, G. 2014. The experiences of Social Work students studying at an open distance learning institution. The Social Work Practitioner-Researcher 26(2):260-280.
  • Angelopulo, G. 2014. Connectivity. Communicatio 40(3):209-222.
  • Angelopulo, G.C, Alpaslan, A.H. & Schenck, C.J. 2014. The span of communicated ideas on corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Peru: The discourse on labour. Communicare 33(1):1-20. 

Under review / in press:

  • Woldearegay, A & Angelopulo, G. Development and Validation of a Hybrid Measure of Organisational Communication Satisfaction.

Conference proceedings:

  • The electronic media in Namibia - the way forward. The Namibian Broadcasting Conference. NBC, Windhoek, Namibia. March 1990.
  • Adapting teaching methods to the real world. Annual PRISA Professional Conference. Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa, Sun City, South Africa. 23 May 1995.
  • Mechanistic and interactive research approaches to traditional communication. ACCE Conference. African Council for Communication Education, Nairobi, Kenya. 26 November 1995.
  • Communication planning and evaluation. SANDF Communication Conference. Department of Defence, Pretoria, South Africa. 24 April 1996.
  • Can advertising benefit from academic input? Advertising meets Academia Conference. University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe. 26 September 1996.
  • Professional training for effective advertising. Advertising meets Academia Conference. University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe. 27 September 1996.
  • Effective communication campaigns. 7th Annual Employee and Corporate Communications Conference, Institute for International Research / International Association of Business Communicators. Indaba Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa. 20 February 1998.
  • Scalable competency in the communication profession. Annual Congress: ABC Europe. Association for Business Communication. Hilton Hotel, Dresden, Germany. 24-26 May 2001.
  • The evaluation of organisational communication. Communication Forum. University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa. 19 September 2002.
  • Integration, graded specialisation and disciplinary review: a South African approach to curriculum development. Annual Congress: ABC Europe. Association for Business Communication. Catholic University of Milan, Milan, Italy. 20-22 May 2004.
  • Assessment of integrated web-based marketing communication: a South African case study. Academy of World Business Marketing and Management Development Conference. Gold Coast International Hotel, Queensland, Australia. 13 16 July 2004. With R. Barker.
  • Assessing the corporate brand: shared meaning across the enterprise. 2004 South African Communication Association Conference. University of Port Elizabeth, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 29 September - 1 October 2004.
  • Organisational dialogue: an interdisciplinary approach to assessment and the formulation of strategy. Annual Congress: ABC Europe. Association for Business Communication. BI Norwegian School of Management, Oslo, Norway. 8-10 June 2006.
  • The idea of the organization: exploring what we think. Faculty paper, CENTRUM Católica. CENTRUM Católica, Lima, Peru. 15 April 2010.
  • The reasons for student enrolment and retention in the academic programmes of the Department of Communication Science. Department of Communication Science Lecture Series. University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa. 6 October 2010.
  • A tale of 3 cities. MasterCard Forum on Africa: Shaping Destiny in the 21st Century. Gordon Institute of Business Science, Johannesburg, South Africa. 3 November 2010.
  • The Engaged Scholarship Project of the University of South Africa’s Department of Communication Science. Community Engagement Conference. University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa. 30 November 2010.
  • International Media Concentration Research Project: South Africa. Media Concentration Around the World: First 2011 Report by the global research project on international media concentration and ownership. Columbia University / Université Paris Dauphine / IRSIC Aix-Marseille, Paris, France. 22 January 2011.
  • Country Report South Africa. Media Concentration Around the World: Analyses Toward Conclusions. Institute of Information Security/Columbia Institute for Tele-Information/The Japan Society of Information and Communication Research, Yokohama, Japan. 19 January 2012.
  • Concentration of Voice: South Africa and the African Continent. South-North Conversations. International Association of Media and Communication Research Conference. University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. 18 July 2012.
  • African Cities Growth Index. Second MasterCard Africa Knowledge Forum. Gordon Institute of Business Science, Johannesburg, South Africa. 29 January 2013.
  • Findings of the 2014 African Cities Growth Index. Understanding Inclusive Urbanization. Maslow Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa. 9 June 2014.
  • The ACGI. MasterCard MEA Knowledge Panel. Mövenpick Ambassador, Accra, Ghana. 10 June 2014.
  • The Integrated Urban Development Framework: Recommendations for infrastructure and non-governmental actors. Infrastructure Dialogues. Development Bank of Southern Africa, Midrand, South Africa. 17 July 2014.
  • The Contribution of Corporate Communication to South Africa over the Past 20 Years of Democracy: Selected Consequences of Stakeholder and Stockholder Perceptions. 2014 Annual Conference of the South African Communication Association. North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa. 2 October 2014.
  • Experienced Media Concentration in South Africa. Mid-Term Review for the Media Policy and Democracy Project. Women’s Gaol Atrium, Constitution Hill, Johannesburg. 20 October 2014. With P. Potgieter.

Other

  • 1983. The communication objectives of sport sponsorships. Unpublished Masters dissertation, Rand Afrikaans University: Johannesburg.

  • The South African Broadcasting Corporation - an evaluation. 1st Doctoral Seminar. Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg, South Africa. September 1987.
  • An application of systems theory to the broadcast environment. 2nd Doctoral Seminar. Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg, South Africa. May 1988.
  • Systemic predisposition. 3rd Doctoral Seminar. Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg, South Africa. March 1989.
  • The active outward orientation of the organisation. Doctoral defence. Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg, South Africa. September 1989.
  • 1989. The active outward orientation of the organisation. Unpublished DLitt et Phil thesis, Rand Afrikaans University: Johannesburg.
  • Method and practice: integrated communication strategy.  NRF / Technology and Human Resources for Industry Programme (THRIP). 2006/7.