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. 16, No. 1, January

An Empirical Examination of Factors Affecting the Incomes of Gay Men
INTRODUCTION Numerous studies have demonstrated that gay men earn less than their heterosexual counterparts (e.g. Allegretto & Arthur, 2001; Badgett 1995; Berg & Lien, 2002; Carpenter, 2004, 2005, 2008a, 2008b; Heller Clain & Leppel,...
Communication Practices of Certified Public Accountants
INTRODUCTION Rapidly evolving technology has revolutionized the way many businesspeople communicate. Business letters, memorandums, and telephone calls, once a staple means of communicating in business, today have almost become passe in some companies....
Coping to Repair the Career Damage of Workplace Weight Discrimination
INTRODUCTION Discrimination in the workplace occurs when characteristics other than qualifications affect how an individual is treated. Unequal treatment, usually unfavorable, can take many forms. Since the early 1960s, the U.S. has passed several...
Fact or Fiction? a Study of Managerial Perceptions Applied to an Analysis of Organizational Security Risk
INTRODUCTION Perception may be defined as the process by which people translate external cues into a rational and integrated idea of the world around them (Lindsay & Norman, 1977). Even though these impressions are often based on deficient and/or...
Leaders as Catalysts for Organizational Change: How Popular Press Business Books Address This Topic
INTRODUCTION The pioneering management theorist Peter F. Drucker (1954) first raised the question "What is our business--and what should it be?" To Drucker, the aforementioned "is almost always a difficult question which can be answered only after...
Organizational Culture, Work and Personal Goals as Predictors of Employee Well-Being
INTRODUCTION Whilst job characteristics have been identified as key components in employee well-being (see de Lange, Taris, Kompier, Houtman, & Bongers, 2003 for a review) and are seen in the contemporary risk management approach to work place...
Psychological Contracts in Enterprises
INTRODUCTION The separation of ownership and control has been recognized from different perspectives as a potential major organizational problem (Berle & Means, 1932; McLean Parks & Schmedemann, 1994; Rousseau & Shperling, 2003; Veblen,...
The Paradox of Fostering Independence through Dependence
INTRODUCTION Paradoxes which are not based on a hidden error generally happen at the fringes of context or language, and require extending the context or language to lose their paradoxical quality (Merriam-Webster, 2010). Self-dependence is a term...
The Relationship between the Three Components Model of Commitment, Workplace Stress and Career Path Application to Employees in Medium Size Organizations in Lebanon
INTRODUCTION Work; previously defined as a series of duties to be fulfilled, is now regarded as an intense source of stress and a trigger for high physical and emotional pressure (Cohen, 2002). The American Medical Association claims that ninety...