Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict

Semiannual journal publishes theoretical and empirical works in business oriented areas of organizational communications and behavior, conflict resolution, and human resources management.

Articles from Vol. 4, No. 1, January

An Analysis of Mission Statements from Top Companies: Content and Style
INTRODUCTION Interest in the development of mission statements has intensified over the last decade (Fairhurst, Jordan, & Neuwirth, 1997; Stone, 1996). They are one of the most widely used tools in organizational development, a process that...
Comparison of Perceptions and Attitudes of Business Communication Students and Business Professionals towards Gays and Lesbians in the Workplace
INTRODUCTION In preparing future employees for work in business, many business communication courses discuss corporate cultures. Many business communication authors have stressed in order for students to be successful in today's workplace they must...
Developing Winning Resumes: A Regional View of Career Fair Recruiters' Preferences
INTRODUCTION Drafting a resume is a difficult task. What should I include? How long should it be? What kind of design should I use? These are the types of questions instructors, career services personnel, and recruiters are required to respond....
Distance Learning: Business Student Experiences and Perceptions
INTRODUCTION Technology mediated distance learning is changing the pedagogical environment for business schools. Two major factors that have spurred the growth of distance learning are the exponentially increasing power of informational technology...
Doing Things with Words: Analyzing Conversations on Privacy Newsgroups
INTRODUCTION Recently, more and more corporations use information technology to collect, store and analyze their consumers' personal information. This causes people to pay more attention to the issues of privacy invasion and how their personal data...
Relationalizing Public Relations: Selected Interpersonal Communication Concepts and Research with Applicability to Relationship Management
A PARADIGM SHIFT My family took a vacation to California when I was a youngster. My parents crammed my two brothers and me into our 1953 Ford Fairlane and we were on our way to palm trees, the Pacific Ocean, and Disneyland! Unfortunately, my father...
The Influence of Interpersonal Communication Variables on Group Communication Satisfaction
INTRODUCTION The purpose of the current study is to investigate the effects of the interpersonal communication concepts of willingness to communicate, self-monitoring, and loneliness on the group outcome of communication satisfaction. Although a...