Tag Archives: communication

This post is provided by the 2017 IPR Don Bartholomew Award For Excellence in Research winner, sponsored by  Download the link to the full study here.  What is the current state of nonprofits’ public relations measurement and evaluation? How can we better measure and evaluate communication as well as better use findings? This paper provides an accessible, … Continue reading A Guide: How nonprofits can better use measurement

Author(s), Title and Publication Boies, K., Fiset, J., & Gill, H. (2015). Communication and trust are key: Unlocking the relationship between leadership and team performance and creativity. The Leadership Quarterly, 26(6), 1080-1094. Summary This experimental study examined how transformational leadership behaviors influence team performance and creativity through underlying mechanisms of team communication and trust. Transformational leadership is … Continue reading Trust is Key: Unlocking the Relationship Between Leadership and Team Performance

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

Khang, Hyoungkoo, Ki, Eyunjung, & Ye, Lan (2012) Social media research in advertising, communication, marketing and public relations, 1997-2010. Journalism and MassCommunication Quarterly, 89(2), 279-298. Summary Drawing upon the social media phenomena in both practical and academic arenas, this study explored patterns and trends of social media research over the past 14 years across the … Continue reading Social media research in advertising, communication, marketing and public relations

Bridgen, Liz (2011). Emotional labour and the pursuit of the personal brand: Public relations practitioners’ use of social media.  Journal of Media Practice, 12(1), pp. 61-76. Summary Public relations practitioners are encouraged to use their feelings and emotions at work, historically when liaising with clients and journalists, but more recently in online interactions as well. … Continue reading Emotional labour and the pursuit of the personal brand: Public relations practitioners’ use of social media

Briones, Rowena L.; Kuch, Beth; Fisher Liu, Brooke & Jin, Yan. (2011). Keeping up with the digital age: How the American Red Cross uses social media to build relationships. Public Relations Review, 27, 37-43. Forty individuals from the American Red Cross were interviewed to explore the use of social media in communicating with key publics. … Continue reading Keeping up with the digital age: How the American Red Cross uses social media to build relationships

Topic: Managerial Communication and Frontline Leadership Author(s), Title and Publication Ahmed, Z., Shields, F., White, R., & Wilbert, J. (2010). Managerial communication: The link between frontline leadership and organizational performance. Journal of Organizational Culture, Communication and Conflict, 14(1), 107-120. Summary This essay describes how effective managerial communication (MC) can assist frontline managers (FMs) in cultivating … Continue reading Managerial communication: The link between frontline leadership and organizational performance

Topic: Employee Burnout and Defensive Communication Author(s), Title and Publication Becker, J. H., Halbesleben, J. B., & O’Hair, H. (2005). Defensive Communication and Burnout in the Workplace: The Mediating Role of Leader–Member Exchange. Communication Research Reports, 22(2), 143-150. Summary This study used leader-member exchange (LMX) theory, which suggests that leaders develop different relationships with employees … Continue reading Defensive Communication and Burnout in the Workplace: The Mediating Role of Leader–Member Exchange