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. 10, No. 2, 2006

An Examination of Employee Culture-Based Perceptions as a Predictor of Motivation
ABSTRACTAs worldwide competition continues to increase, corporations are feverishly seeking ways to increase productivity. A critical element to increasing productivity is employee motivation. This task of understanding and influencing the employee's...
Employees' Knowledge of Office Politics: Demographic Differences
ABSTRACTOffice politics, which actually is a game, goes on in most working environments. Employees need to learn rules of politics so that in the workplace they can reap the rewards to which they are entitled. To determine demographic differences in...
Knowledge Management: A Value Creation Perspective
ABSTRACTThe knowledge economy has sparked considerable interest in knowledge management [KM] over the last decade. This interest has encouraged numerous scientific disciplines to address knowledge issues in a variety of different ways. The result is...
Procedural Justice, Voice Effects and Sham: Examining the Decision Maker from a Research Context Perspective
ABSTRACTProcedural justice pertains to fairness judgments based on norms of social process involving acceptable behavior and allowance for proper treatment of people (Lind & Tyler, 1988). Research has clearly documented that people perceive procedures...
Spirit at Work: Spiritual Typologies as Theory Builders
ABSTRACTThis article is an examination of the concept of spirituality with a focus on the workplace. It examines how the concept has been often confused and intertwined with specific religious ideas over the years. It also looks at the current, newfound...
The Fit between the Concepts of Organizational Culture and Climate
ABSTRACTThe purpose of this paper is to clarify the nature of the complex interrelations between organizational culture and climate. In terms of the basic assumptions, values and beliefs, it is the culture of an organization which dictates the expected...
The Perceived Value of Mentoring: Empirical Development of a Five-Factor Framework
ABSTRACTMentoring in business has gained significant popularity in professional practice and attention by academic researchers. Those who study mentor/protégé relationships have concluded that mentors provide psychosocial and instrumental career support...
The Role of Perceptions of Future Extrinsic Outcomes and Person-Environment Congruence in Career Choice
ABSTRACTThis study examined the relationship between student's perceptions of future extrinsic job choice outcomes and person-environment congruence in the selection of college curriculum. Pearson correlation and multiple linear regression procedures...