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. 13, No. 2, 2009

A Study of the Management Leadership Style Preferred by It Subordinates
ABSTRACTThe current study examined the Transformational, Transactional, and Passive/Avoidant Leadership styles as defined by Burns (1978) and Bass (1985) and how they are perceived by subordinates in predicting subordinate Extra Effort, manager Effectiveness,...
Correlates of the Bases of Power and the Big Five Personality Traits: An Empirical Investigation
ABSTRACTThe purpose of this research was to empirically test the relationship between personality traits mainly agreeableness and neuroticism, and power. 150 employees working in "medium" size organizations in Lebanon filled the questionnaire. The results...
Emotional Contagion in the Electronic Communication Context: Conceptualizing the Dynamics and Implications of Electronic Emotional Encounters in Organizations
ABSTRACTAdvancements in communication technology constantly change organizational functioning in many ways. One of the aspects these changes bring about is an emergence of individual and reciprocal emotional encounters online in ways that differ from...
Linkages among Employee Perceptions of Organizational Commitment to the Green Movement and Organizational Culture, and Their Perceived Impacts upon Outcomes
ABSTRACTIn this research, we find support for a proposed set of linkages among employee perceptions of organizational green orientation, individual green orientation, and outcomes, in terms of positive impacts of the green movement and organizational...
Organizational Culture in the Restaurant Industry: Implications for Change
ABSTRACTThe foodservice sector of the hospitality industry is unique in its structure and prevailing organizational cultures. The manuscript examines the effect of organizational culture and climate on foodservice operations. A four-quadrant model of...
The "Home Team" Approach to Service Quality: Linking and Leveraging Communications between Human Resources, Operations and Marketing
ABSTRACTMany service organizations continue to struggle with concerns of service quality delivery. While internal marketing has been implemented in organizations as a method of supporting service quality, its effectiveness has been limited. We suggest...
The Use of Training Groups (T-Groups) in Raising Self and Social Awareness and Enhancing Emotionally Intelligence
ABSTRACTThe application of training group (T-Group) dynamics in teaching emotional intelligence (EQ) offers a promising methodology for raising self and social awareness, for practicing authentic communication among group participants, and for enhancing...