Employee Communication, Job Engagement, and Organizational Commitment: A Study of Members of the Millennial Generation

Author(s), Title and Publication Walden, J., Jung, E. H., & Westerman, C. K. (2017). Employee communication, job engagement, and organizational commitment: A study of members of the Millennial Generation. Journal of Public Relations Research, 29(2/3), 73-89. doi: 10.1080/1062726X.2017.1329737 Summary The authors developed and tested a model in which job engagement mediates the relationship between three […]

Conversations at Work: The Effects of Leader-Member Conversational Quality

Author(s), Title and Publication Jian, G., & Dalisay, F. (2017). Conversation at work: The effects of leader-member conversational quality. Communication Research, 44(2), 177-197. DOI: 10.1177/0093650214565924 Summary Conversation is an undoubtedly, an important component of leadership; this study explores the relationship between leadership conversation practices, their quality and their impact on organizational outcomes. Quality conversations between […]

The Interactive Effect of Leader–Member Exchange and Electronic Communication on Employee Psychological Empowerment and Work Outcomes

Topic: Supervisor Communication; Digital Communication in the Workplace Authors, Title and Publication Hill, N., Kang, J., & Seo, M. (2014). The interactive effect of leader–member exchange and electronic communication on employee psychological empowerment and work outcomes. Leadership Quarterly, 25(4), 772-783. Summary The growth in virtual work arrangements and the increased availability of information and communication technologies have […]

Striving for Self-Verification during Organizational Entry

Topic: New Employees and Organizational Entry Author(s), Title and Publication Cable, D. M., & Kay, V. S. (2012). Striving for self-verification during organizational entry. Academy of Management Journal, 55(2), 360-380. Summary This project used two studies to examine how job applicants’ self-verification striving affects the organizational entry process. “Self-verification striving” means giving an accurate portrayal […]

An Integrated Model of Communication, Stress, and Burnout in the Workplace

Topic: Employee Burnout Author(s), Title and Publication Miller, K. I., Ellis, B. H., Zook, E. G., & Lyles, J. S. (1990). An Integrated Model of Communication, Stress, and Burnout in the Workplace. Communication Research, 17(3), 300-326. Summary Based on social information processing theory and uncertainty reduction theory, this study proposed a model that presents the […]

Creating the Climate and Culture of Success

Topic: Organizational Climate and Organizational Culture Author(s), Title and Publication Schneider, B., Gunnarson, S. K., & Niles-Jolly, K. (1994). Creating the Climate and Culture of Success. Organizational Dynamics, 23(1), 17-29. Summary This essay examined management values that must be adhered to by employees for organizational effectiveness. Climate is employees’ perceived atmosphere that is created within […]

The Influence of Power Distance and Communication on Mexican Workers

Topic: Organizational Culture and Power Distance Author(s), Title and Publication Madlock, P. E. (2012). The Influence of Power Distance and Communication on Mexican Workers. Journal of Business Communication, 49(2), 169-184. Summary This study was framed by the theory of independent mindedness (TIM). TIM focuses on the congruency or similarity between the culture created within an […]

Communication Climate, Job Satisfaction, and Organizational Commitment: The Effects of Information Adequacy, Communication Openness, and Decision Participation

Topic: Communication Climate and Organizational Commitment Author(s), Title and Publication Trombetta, J. J., & Rogers, D. P. (1988). Communication Climate, Job Satisfaction, and Organizational Commitment: The Effects of Information Adequacy, Communication Openness, and Decision Participation. Management Communication Quarterly, 1(4), 494-514. Summary This study investigated the impact of communication on employees’ organizational commitment (i.e., employee loyalty). […]

Organizational Climate and Communication Climate: Predictors of Commitment to the Organization

Topic: Organizational Commitment Author(s), Title and Publication Guzley, R. M. (1992). Organizational Climate and Communication Climate: Predictors of Commitment to the Organization. Management Communication Quarterly, 5(4), 379-402. Summary This study examined the impact of organizational climate (OC) and communication climate (CC) on employees’ organizational commitment (EOC). OC is a complex mix communication flow, decision-making effectiveness, […]

Antecedents and consequences of employee engagement

Topic: Measurement of Employee Engagement Author(s), Title and Publication Saks, A. M. (2006). Antecedents and consequences of employee engagement. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 21(7), 600-619. Summary Based on Social Exchange Theory, this study tested a model of the antecedents and consequences of employee job engagement and employee organization engagement. The researchers surveyed 102 employees working […]

Direct and indirect effects of supervisor communication on organizational commitment

Topic: Supervisor Communication and Organizational Commitment Author(s), Title and Publication van Vuuren, M., de Jong, M. D.T., & Seydel, E. R. (2007). Direct and indirect effects of supervisor communication on organizational commitment. Corporate Communications, 12(2), 116-116. Summary Many studies have demonstrated that communication has strong ties to the core of organizational existence. To study how […]