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. 11, No. 1, January

Development of the Relationship Management Survey: A Tool for Assessing Performance and Career Success of Professional Service Professionals
ABSTRACT Professional service professionals (PSPs)--such as management consultants, public accountants, and investment bankers--must satisfy the increasing demands of their clients, the changing demands of their leaders, and the developmental needs...
Discrimination: Women in Business
ABSTRACT Although great strides have been made in the last 20 years in overcoming discrimination against women, there is still a very long way to go and a lot of perceptions to change along the way. Discrimination in the business world toward...
Effective HR Strategies for Enhancing the Organizational Commitment of HIV-Positive Employees
ABSTRACT The purpose of this paper is to provide insight into the effective management and retention of employees who are HIV-positive. A focus group of employees who were HIV-positive was assembled and asked what HR policies would enhance their...
Gender Bias and Compensation in the Executive Suite of the Fortune 100
ABSTRACT The current study examines two gender-related phenomena, the existence of a glass ceiling and the magnitude of a gender pay gap, with respect to the upper echelons of management in the Fortune 100 companies. The results show that the glass...
Integrating Leadership Theories and Team Research: A Conceptual Framework Based on Level of Analysis and Type of Control
ABSTRACT Leadership has long been a primary area of research in organization studies. More recently teams and teamwork have also gained the attention of researchers. Both leadership and team phenomenon are examined from multiple theoretical perspectives,...
Relationships between Frequency of Use of Career Management Practices and Employee Attitudes, Intention to Turnover, and Job Search Behavior
ABSTRACT A questionnaire measuring the frequency in which employees used various career management practices, as well as employee attitudes and behaviors was administered to employees in divisions of a southern state's government departments of...
The Changing Board of Directors: Board Independence in S & P 500 Firms
ABSTRACT With the enactment of the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act, more attention has turned to the composition and size of corporate boards of directors. With the new regulations, we have seen an increase in the number of independent board members and...
The Effect of Transactional and Transformational Leadership Styles on the Organizational Commitment and Job Satisfaction of Customer Contact Personnel
ABSTRACT Customer satisfaction depends, to a large extent, on the attitude of customer contact personnel. This study examines the effect of transactional and transformational leadership on the organizational commitment and job satisfaction of customer...
The Influence of Team-Building Exercises on Group Attraction
ABSTRACT Miller (2003) states that synchronized teamwork, supported by a healthy communication environment, is a primary means by which organizational decisions are made, strategy is developed, and performance is measured. In order to experience...