Author(s), Title and Publication Mao, C. M., & DeAndrea, D. C. (2018). How anonymity and visibility affordances influence employees’ decisions about voicing workplace concerns. Management Communication Quarterly, 1-29. doi: 10.1177/0893318918813202 Summary Establishing proper communication channels so employees can voice suggestions may simultaneously curb organizational malpractices and increase employees’ organizational commitment and job satisfaction. The willingness … Continue reading How Anonymity and Visibility Affordances Influence Employees’ Decisions About Voicing Workplace Concerns
Author(s), Title and Publication Ruck, K., Welch, M., & Menara, B. (2017). Employee voice: An antecedent to organizational engagement?. Public Relations Review, 43(5), 904-914. doi.org/10.1016/j.pubrev.2017.04.008 Summary Employee engagement is increasingly recognized as a contributing factor to effectiveness in innovative and competitive organizations. At the same time, communication has been heavily linked to organizational effectiveness. However, … Continue reading Employee Voice: An Antecedent to Organizational Engagement?
Topic: Employee Communication Behavior and Upward Communication Author(s), Title and PublicationTangirala, S., & Ramanujam, R. (2008). Exploring nonlinearity in employee voice: The effects of personal control and organizational identification. Academy of Management Journal, 51(6), 1189-1203. SummaryThis study investigated the impact of employees’ perceived personal control on their voice. Personal control refers to employees’ perceived autonomy … Continue reading Exploring Nonlinearity in Employee Voice: The Effects of Personal Control and Organizational Identification
Topic: Employee Voice Author(s), Title and Publication Landau, J. (2009). To speak or not to speak: Predictors of voice propensity. Journal of Organizational Culture, Communication and Conflict, 13(1), 35-54. Summary “Voice” is dissent expressed openly and clearly in a constructive fashion within organizations to people who can influence organizational decisions and actions. This study investigated … Continue reading To speak or not to speak: Predictors of voice propensity
Topic: Upward Dissent Author(s), Title and Publication Kassing, J. W. (2009). “In Case You Didn’t Hear Me the First Time”: An Examination of Repetitious Upward Dissent. Management Communication Quarterly, 22(3), 416-436. Summary This study explored how 190 employees from a variety of organizations in Arizona expressed dissent to management about the same issue on multiple … Continue reading “In Case You Didn’t Hear Me the First Time”: An Examination of Repetitious Upward Dissent
Topic: Employee Voice and Power Distance Author(s), Title and Publication Botero, I. C., & Dyne, L. V. (2009). Employee Voice Behavior: Interactive Effects of LMX and Power Distance in the United States and Colombia. Management Communication Quarterly, 23(1), 84-104. Summary Competitive advantage can come from ideas that employees communicate to supervisors for improving processes, products … Continue reading Employee Voice Behavior: Interactive Effects of LMX and Power Distance in the United States and Colombia
Topic: Employee Silence and Upward Communication Author(s), Title and Publication Milliken, F. J., Morrison, E. W., & Hewlin, P. F. (2003). An Exploratory Study of Employee Silence: Issues that Employees Don’t Communicate Upward and Why. Journal of Management Studies, 40(6), 1453-1476. Summary Research shows that employees often feel uncomfortable speaking to their bosses about organizational … Continue reading An Exploratory Study of Employee Silence: Issues that Employees Don’t Communicate Upward and Why