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. 16, No. 1, 2012

An Empirical Examination of Factors Affecting the Incomes of Gay Men
ABSTRACTNumerous studies have demonstrated that gay men earn less than their heterosexual counterparts. This study explores some the factors associated with the incomes of gay men in the United States and tests some of the previously suggested explanations...
Communication Practices of Certified Public Accountants
ABSTRACTCertified Public Accountants in the four largest metropolitan areas in Tennessee were surveyed to determine the frequency of specific communication channels they used for communicating both within and outside their firms. Usable returns were...
Coping to Repair the Career Damage of Workplace Weight Discrimination
ABSTRACTAt the center of the battle to overcome the obesity epidemic is a focus on achieving a socially acceptable body size. Often overlooked, however, are the interpersonal workplace implications. Discrimination against employees who are overweight...
Fact or Fiction? a Study of Managerial Perceptions Applied to an Analysis of Organizational Security Risk
ABSTRACTThe underlying theme of this paper is to determine whether managerial perceptions of important organizational processes and competitive situations are based in fact or fiction. While it is known that manager's base decisions, largely, on their...
Leaders as Catalysts for Organizational Change: How Popular Press Business Books Address This Topic
ABSTRACTThis study investigates differences among means of 110 randomly selected popular press business books (b-books) from a population of 1,200, written by multiple authors, mixed-gender coauthors, male vis-à-vis female authors, and b-books published...
Organizational Culture, Work and Personal Goals as Predictors of Employee Well-Being
ABSTRACTThis study explored whether congruence between individual work and personal goals and organizational culture predict employee well-being or whether goals and culture independently predict well-being among retail staff of a large supermarket chain....
Psychological Contracts in Enterprises
ABSTRACTIn this paper, by resorting to the concepts of identity orientations and forms of social exchange, we elaborate on the possibility that some enterprise members may especially value one currency of the psychological contract, while others may...
The Paradox of Fostering Independence through Dependence
ABSTRACTSelf-dependence is a term that seems contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth. Independence is a set of points along a dependency continuum where people strive to achieve. Different points on the dependency scale reflect...
The Relationship between the Three Components Model of Commitment, Workplace Stress and Career Path Application to Employees in Medium Size Organizations in Lebanon
ABSTRACTThis study reports the results of 100 survey questionnaires with full-time and part-time employees working in medium size organizations in Lebanon. The researcher focused on the relationship between the three components model of commitment, workplace...