Topic: Upward Communication and Upward Influence Author(s), Title and Publication Shi, X., & Wilson. S. R. (2010). Upward influence in contemporary Chinese organizations: Explicating the effects of influence goal type and multiple goal importance on message reasoning and politeness. Management Communication Quarterly, 24(4), 579-606. Summary This study explored how Chinese employees engage in upward influence … Continue reading Upward Influence in Contemporary Chinese Organizations: Explicating the Effects of Influence Goal Type and Multiple Goal Importance on Message Reasoning and Politeness.