The Secret to Creating an Engaged Workforce

Author(s), Title and Publication Jiang, H., & Men, R. L. (2015). Creating an engaged workforce: The impact of authentic leadership, transparent organizational communication, and work-life enrichment. Communication Research, DOI: 10.1177/0093650215613137. Summary This study examined how organizational leadership interplays with communication to influence employees’ work-life enrichment and work engagement. Employee engagement is a work-related motivated state of […]

The Effects of Authentic Leadership on Strategic Internal Communication and Employee-Organization Relationships

Authors, Title and Publication Men, L. R., & Stacks, D. W. (2014). The effects of authentic leadership on strategic internal communication and employee-organization relationships. Journal of Public Relations Research, 26(4), 301-324. Summary Organizational leadership influences strategic internal communication in several ways. First, leadership influences organizational infrastructures, such as the development of organizational culture, structure, and communication […]

When Leaders Fail: A Typology of Failures and Framing Strategies

Topic: Leadership Communication Author(s), Title and Publication Liu, H. (2010). When leaders fail: A typology of failures and framing strategies. Management Communication Quarterly, 24(2), 232-259. Summary This study presents a typology of leadership failures by analyzing related media reports. The researcher analyzed newspaper articles, press conference transcripts, and interviews about eight CEOs from Australian-listed companies, […]