Workplace Flexibility and Communication Flows: A Structural View

Author(s), Title and Publication Nordback, E., Myers, K. & McPhee, R. (2017). Workplace flexibility and communication flows: A structurational view. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 45(4), 397-412. DOI:10.1080/00909882.2017.1355560. Summary Organizational policies, including those on teleworking or working remotely, shape employees’ perceptions of work and demarcate the lines between personal and professional boundaries. Underpinned by structuration theory, […]

Beyond Being There: The Symbolic Role of Communication and Identification in Perceptions of Proximity to Geographically Dispersed Colleagues

Authors, Title and Publication Boyer O’Leary, M., Wilson, J. M., & Metiu, A. (2014). Beyond being there: The symbolic role of communication and identification in perceptions of proximity to geographically dispersed colleagues. MIS Quarterly, 38(4), 1219-A7. This study explored how communication and shared meaning affect peoples’ perceptions of the geographic distances between themselves and their colleagues, […]