Workplace Friendship in the Electronically Connected Organization

Topic: Employee Interpersonal Communication; Digital Communication in the Workplace Authors, Title and Publication Sias, P. M., Pedersen, H., Gallagher, E. B., & Kopaneva, I. (2012). Workplace friendship in the electronically connected organization. Human Communication Research, 38(3), 253-279. Summary This study examined information communication technologies and workplace friendship dynamics. The literature has identified two primary types […]

Maintaining Workplace Friendships: Perceived Politeness and Predictors of Maintenance Tactic Choice

Topic: Workplace Relationships Author(s), Title and PublicationSias, R. M., Gallagher, E. B., Kopaneva, I., & Pedersen, H. (2012). Maintaining Workplace Friendships: Perceived Politeness and Predictors of Maintenance Tactic Choice. Communication Research, 39(2), 239-268. SummaryThis three-part study investigated how organizational members maintain peer friendships. In the first study, members identified a set of workplace friendship maintenance […]