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. 9, No. 2, July

A Study of Communication in Emergency Situations in Hospitals
ABSTRACT Communication is of vital importance to any organization, but more so to a hospital, where the question of human lives is involved. It is essential that fast and accurate information be passed on to the right people, to avoid a situation...
Developing a Model of Leadership in the Teleworking Environment: A Qualitative Study
ABSTRACT The study of leadership, leader's roles, and subordinate roles has evolved over time from focusing on traits and then behaviors and further into contingency and neocharismatic paradigms. This evolution was driven by both the advancement...
Fifty Years of Employee Motivation Surveys: Three from the Final Half of the Twentieth Century
ABSTRACT Business emphasis on cost reductions can be expected to continue indefinitely although the emphasis can be expected to shift from layoffs, outsourcing, and high-tech purchases to increasing employee productivity especially through motivation....
Gender Effect on the Perceived Value of Human Capital in Management
ABSTRACT This study examined earnings inequality in Thailand. There is a relatively higher ratio of men than women in high level management positions in manufacturing. Women are typically employed in lower level positions such as bookkeeping, human...
Jablin's Organizational Assimilation Theory and Humor: A Closer Look at the Ontological and Epistemological Issues of How Humor Can Be Used to Assimilate into an Organization
ABSTRACT When a new member is trying to gain acceptance into an organization that s/he is working for, it can be difficult as the organization is an unfamiliar place with new cultural practices, new faces, and an overall new environment. Similarly,...
Jungian Personality Types and Leadership Styles: An Empirical Examination
ABSTRACT This paper proposes that personality types have an effect on the types of leader behaviors that an individual believes to be appropriate. This belief will impact actual leader behaviors. A review of the literature on Jungian personality...
Leadership and Communication: A Multiple-Perspective Study of Best Practices
ABSTRACT This study explores the leadership and communication behaviors of an executive at a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company based in the United States. One of the great problems in organizations today is that of capturing best practices, especially...
Silent Messages in Negotiations: The Role of Nonverbal Communication in Cross-Cultural Business Negotiations
ABSTRACT This study specifically explored the perceived importance of the following nonverbal factors in the negotiation process: proxemics (location and negotiation site), physical arrangement (seating and furniture arrangement), and kinesics (eye...
The Moderating Effects of Leadership Style on Subordinates' Perceptions of Decision Effectiveness: A Partial Test of the Vroom-Yetton Model
ABSTRACT To investigate if a manager's basic leadership style moderates subordinates' perceptions of decision effectiveness, an experiment involving 258 students was conducted. Leadership style (transformational or transactional) and decision-making...