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, 2011

An Empirical Examination of the Impact of Performance Attributions and Job Satisfaction on Turnover Intentions
ABSTRACTThis study examines individual biases in the attributions made for a generalized performance related event, and relates those attributional differences, along with job satisfaction, to the individual's turnover intentions. Initial results show...
Does Age Matter in Job Satisfaction? the Case of U.S. Information Technology Professionals
ABSTRACTMany studies have examined the relationship between age and job satisfaction. These studies have revealed conflicting results. While some concluded that such relationship is positive and linear, others have concluded negative non-linear, U-shaped,...
Proactive Personality and Goal Orientation: A Model of Directed Effort
ABSTRACTThis paper brings together two disparate areas of literature, namely, proactive personality and learning goal orientation, to examine how proactive personality translates a motivation to learn into actual effort and performance outcomes in teams....
Risky Business or Managed Event? Perceptions of Power and Deception in the Workplace
ABSTRACTThe workplace poses unique challenges for liars, especially for deception between supervisors and subordinates. To that end, the current study examined deception in the workplace between supervisors and subordinates to explore perceptions of...
Single Mothers - How Are They Doing?
ABSTRACTA review of the literature was conducted to examine the status of single mothers. Are they thriving or merely surviving?The purpose of this study was to discuss economic and social factors that affect low-income single mothers and their children....
The Inclusion Skills Measurement Profile: Validating an Assessment for Identification of Skill Deficiencies in Diversity and Inclusion
ABSTRACTThe first phase of an instrument to measure diversity and inclusion at the individual, group, and organizational levels is described. The Inclusion Skills Measurement (ISM) Profile was designed to assist in recognizing the skills gaps that exist...
The Interrelationships among Culture, Communication, and Conflict in a Newly Formed Doctoral Program
ABSTRACTThe purpose of the Setting Expectations and Conflict Resolution project was to provide faculty and doctoral students with a professional development program that addressed conflict resolution using an interest-based approach. The program included...
The Joint Effect of Performance Evaluation Windows and Project Risk on Continuous Improvement Initiatives: Evidence from the Balanced Scorecard
ABSTRACTThis paper reports the results of an experiment that tests hypotheses suggesting that people's willingness to undertake risky projects is affected by the performance evaluation window and the level of project risk. The independent variables,...