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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. 14, No. 2, 2010

An Empirical Study of Attitudes toward Recognition among Civilian Municipal Employees in a 'U.S.' City
ABSTRACTMotivating employees through the incentives and rewards is a fertile area of research. We investigated the relationship between rewards, recognition and employee behaviors in a Public Organization. The sample consisted of the employees of the...
Gender Role in Job Satisfaction: The Case of the U.S. Information Technology Professionals
ABSTRACTWhile job satisfaction is a major concern in today's organizations, there is little empirical research concerning Information technology "IT" and its professionals. A survey of 132 IT professionals (99 men and 33 women) in various Southern California...
Substitutes for Leadership and Job Satisfaction: Is There a Relationship?
ABSTRACTThe purpose of this paper was to examine the relationship between seven possible substitutes for leadership and overall job satisfaction. Data from 354 individuals working in multiple organizations in a large southern city were used to test the...
Testing Multi-Dimensional Nature of "New Leadership" in a Non-Western Context: The Case of Malaysia
ABSTRACTPast researchers in leadership studies have observed a shift in the dimensions of new leadership behavior such as transformational and transactional styles. For the past few decades, leadership styles continue to be one of the most exciting issues...
The Impact of Corporate Tax Executive Credentials on Person-Organization Fit
ABSTRACTResearchers have examined several factors that influence the extent to which the values of individuals are congruent with the values of the organizations in which they are employed. These factors include personal characteristics, satisfaction...
Transformational Leadership, Campus Climate and It's Impact on Student Retention
ABSTRACTHigher education institutions are looking for ways to increase minority representation and retention. This article focuses on transformational leadership, campus climate, and its overall impact on student retention of African American college...
Why So Few Minority Professors in Higher Education?
ABSTRACTThe percentage of minority professors in higher education is extremely low. Several research studies were analyzed to try to discover some of the reasons behind this phenomenon. This paper focuses on problem areas with minorities as students...
Work Locus of Control and the Multi-Dimensionality of Job Satisfaction
ABSTRACTThis study furthers the research on work locus of control (WLC) and job satisfaction by examining the relationships between these variables using multiple dimensions of job satisfaction. In particular, we employ Herzberg Two-Factor theory to...