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, […]

Transformational Leadership in Distributed Work Groups: The Moderating Role of Follower Regulatory Focus and Goal Orientation.

Topic: Leadership Communication Author(s), Title and Publication Whitford, T. & Moss, S. A. (2009). Transformational Leadership in Distributed Work Groups: The Moderating Role of Follower Regulatory Focus and Goal Orientation. Communication Research, 36(6), 810-837. Summary This study investigated whether the benefits of transformational leadership apply when leaders and employees work at different locations. Transformational leaders […]