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. 1, January

A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Leader Ethics
ABSTRACT The answer to what makes an effective leader has long been the "holy grail" of business research. By and large, theorists have abandoned trait and behavior approaches in favor of situational leadership theories. Popular press gurus, however,...
An Examination of Subcultural Effects: A Comparison of Faculty and Administrative Perceptions of Organizational Culture in a Small, Liberal Arts, Religious-Affiliated University
ABSTRACT This study compares faculty and administrative perceptions of organizational culture in a small, liberal arts, religious-affiliated university. The hypothesis is that there are differences between faculty perceptions and administrative...
Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Principal Self-Efficacy Survey
ABSTRACT This article describes the development and constructs validity of the Principal Self-Efficacy Survey (PSES). The item selection was based on the theoretical framework proposed by Bandura. Fourteen-items assessing two factors Instructional...
Executive Compensation: How Much Is Enough? an in Depth Look at the Rising Cost of Executive Compensation Compared to the Performance of the Firm
ABSTRACT This paper investigates the rising cost of executives in today's corporations. The principal findings show that the cost of an executive has risen and not always in accordance with the performance of the firm. This has been to numerous...
Humor and Leadership
ABSTRACT Today's leaders, whether they are in business, education, the military, or in religious institutions, face a multitude of challenges to meet the mission of the organization. Keeping employee morale high, accomplishing the organizational...
Leadership in High-Risk Environments: Cross-Generational Perceptions of Critical Leadership Attributes Provided by Military Special Operations Personnel
ABSTRACT Military cultures tend to be perceived as hierarchal thus creating a climate where there may be a disconnect between the definition of leadership attributes by senior officers and soldiers on the ground. Data provided by 302 former special...
Leadership Practices and Organizational Identification after the Merger of Four Organizations
ABSTRACT Evidence indicates that a person who is self-identified with an organization will likely behave in the best interest of the organization. The first goal of this study was to learn if members' perceptions of leadership communication practices...
Management of Employee Empowerment
ABSTRACT As we move ahead in today's fast paced business environment, it is imperative for an organization to have a highly skilled, competent, satisfied work force. In order to obtain such employees, an organization must offer education programs,...
Organizational Citizenship Behavior and Social Exchange: A Study of the Effects of Sources of Positive Benefits
ABSTRACT This study tested the differential relationships of social exchange with the organization and social exchange with the supervisor to organization directed and supervisor directed organizational citizenship behavior. Data from approximately...
Organizational Structure and Behavioral Issues Affecting a Business College in a University during an Accreditation Process
ABSTRACT This paper analyzes the organizational structure and behavioral issues affecting a Business College in a university during an accreditation process in the areas of process impact, leadership challenges, and customer service. Looking at...
Readability of Management's Discussion and Analysis for Local Governments
ABSTRACT The Governmental Accounting Standards Board issued Statement 34 in June 1999, requiring governmental entities to prepare a Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) as part of their Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports. Statement...
Students' Knowledge of Meeting Etiquette: The Influence of Demographic Factors
ABSTRACT Meetings are an important part of business life in the United States and have become a major vehicle for creating and maintaining impressions of credibility, power, efficiency, and effectiveness. To determine whether students are knowledgeable...