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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. 15, No. 1, January

An Empirical Examination of the Impact of Performance Attributions and Job Satisfaction on Turnover Intentions
INTRODUCTION "Voluntary turnover" has been one of the most salient topics in management research for at least the last half century (March & Simon, 1958, Hom & Kinicki, 2001). Every year, companies spend significant sums of money replacing...
Does Age Matter in Job Satisfaction? the Case of U.S. Information Technology Professionals
INTRODUCTION Job satisfaction literature is a rich one. It has been enriched with numerous empirical and meta-analysis study research. It is considered one of the most studied work related attitudes by many researchers in the fields of organizational...
Proactive Personality and Goal Orientation: A Model of Directed Effort
INTRODUCTION Prior research has strongly suggested that a learning goal orientation has positive benefits in the classroom and in the workplace in terms of improving individual performance. Similarly, learning goal orientation has been found to...
Risky Business or Managed Event? Perceptions of Power and Deception in the Workplace
INTRODUCTION Deception is a part of everyday social interaction. In fact, some scholars argue that deception is a fact of social life rather than an extraordinary or unusual event (Kashy & DePaulo, 1998). Often deception goes undetected, but...
Single Mothers-How Are They Doing?
INTRODUCTION Since the 1950's, traditional families have become increasingly rare with a boost in other types of family structures, specifically single parent households headed by women. For the past two decades, the number of single mothers has...
The Inclusion Skills Measurement Profile: Validating an Assessment for Identification of Skill Deficiencies in Diversity and Inclusion
INTRODUCTION The U. S. Census Bureau expects that the United States will not be a Caucasian dominated country by 2050. These shifting demographics emphasize the business imperative for moving past diversity management to inclusion in order to be...
The Interrelationships among Culture, Communication, and Conflict in a Newly Formed Doctoral Program
INTRODUCTION The culture of any group/organization is largely defined by the way that individuals communicate with each other and the ways in which conflicts are resolved. In doctoral education, the lack of explicitly communicated expectations between...
The Joint Effect of Performance Evaluation Windows and Project Risk on Continuous Improvement Initiatives: Evidence from the Balanced Scorecard
INTRODUCTION This paper reports the result of an experiment that tests whether people's willingness to undertake risky projects is affected by the performance evaluation window and the level of project risk. Managers constantly are faced with tradeoffs...