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. 2, July

A Comparison of the Readability of Privacy Statements of Banks, Credit Counseling Companies, and Check Cashing Companies
INTRODUCTION In 1999 the U.S. Congress enacted the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), also known as the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Financial Services Modernization Act. GLBA repealed the Glass-Steagall Act, which greatly restricted the financial services...
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Business Students Must Have Cultural Adaptability
INTRODUCTION The cultural demographics of today's workplace are drastically changing. Students as future global managers with have to work with various ethnicities. The presence of a world economy has forced individuals and groups representing...
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Combining Classification Models for a Comprehensive Understanding of National Culture: Metaphorical Analysis and Value Judgements Applied to Burmese Cultural Assessment
INTRODUCTION The cross-culture literature contains many articles assessing the relevance and accuracy of the various models and theories used to describe and explain differences in national culture. Some of these articles focus on ideological...
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From Work-Family Conflicts to Psychological Stress, Job Satisfaction and to Life Satisfaction: A Proposed Integrative Model
INTRODUCTION Research on Work-Family Conflicts (WFC) is not new in OB literature. Interest in the work family interface has produced an impressive mass of research especially integrating work and family research. Work and family represent two...
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Managing Quality of Life in Communities: Theory and Applications
INTRODUCTION Elected officials and policymakers strive to find programs that improve the quality of life for the largest number of constituents (Michalos, 1978). For this reason they have a vested interest in monitoring measures that reflect...
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Professional Men's and Women's Psychological, Demographic, and Cultural Implications
INTRODUCTION Recent research indicates human capital and social capital represent intangible assets that when aligned with a firm's strategy produces a positive impact on a firm's competitive advantage (Harter, Schmidt, and Hayes, (2002). A more...
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The Effects of Global Strategy on Local IT Manager and IT Management: Focus on Factors Affecting Conflicts
INTRODUCTION Globalization has generated an enormous effect on management disciplines (Ford, Connelly, and Meister, 2003). As the geographical dispersion of company's activities is growing, the work process has not been confined to specific location...
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Understanding the New Generation: What the Millennial Cohort Absolutely, Positively Must Have at Work
INTRODUCTION Starting at about the turn of the 21st century, faculty began noticing that their students--and employers began noticing that their new employees--were "different" from the previous cohort. They did not appear to be interested in...
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Value Transformation in 21st Century Organizations
INTRODUCTION Change is coming faster and faster for organizations. Many organizations feel that modest structure changes and slight strategy modifications are enough to counter popular cultural influences. As the baby boomer generation retires,...
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