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. 12, No. 1, January

Emotional and Informational Social Support: Exploring Contrasting Influences on Human Resource Management Innovation
INTRODUCTION Previous research has chiefly studied the emotional aspect of social support and limited its role to coping assistance, which is defined as actions taken by significant others to help individuals deal with stressful events. This...
Employee Internet Management: Getting People Back to Work
INTRODUCTION The cubicle reverberates with the sound of a keyboard clicking and, whenever the boss looks in, the worker is peering intently at a spreadsheet on his computer screen. But behind this industrious facade lies the sophisticated machinations...
Gender Distinctions and Empathy in Negotiation
INTRODUCTION Gender differences are the most researched topic in negotiation (Lewicki & Sanders, 2007). When we speak of gender in the context of negotiation, we are referring to the "cultural and psychological markers of the sexes," not...
How Emotional Intelligence and Spirituality Impact Job Survivors in a Post-M&A Work Environment
INTRODUCTION When measured by either the number of incidents or their dollar value, corporate merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has increased significantly in the last 15 years (Gemignani, 2001; Pryor, 2001). For example, Pryor (2001)...
Leader-Effectiveness across Cultural Boundaries: An Organizational Culture Perspective
INTRODUCTION With the ample evidence on the importance of organizational culture on the effectiveness of organizations, and as companies, markets, and competition are becoming increasingly diverse, one realizes that understanding the concept...
What's CTE Gotta Do with It: Are CTE Graduates Employed in the Fields in Which They Received Their Training?
INTRODUCTION Anyone who has a true passion to understand the things that have embodied the area of Career and Technical Education will find it necessary to examine its dynamic heritage. When beginning to look at early education history, many...
Work-Family Conflict and Job Satisfaction: The Mediating Effects of Job-Focused Self-Efficacy
INTRODUCTION Due to incompatible role expectations, balancing both the work and family demands has often caused conflict and stress for individuals. With the increasing number of dual income families, single parent families, and families with...