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This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. SummaryFocusing on racial minority employees’ experience, this study examined how internal communication affects employee coping behaviors related to workplace race discrimination. Specifically, the authors compared emotion-focused with problem-focused coping strategies. While emotional coping prompts individuals to manage their emotions rather than their problems, problem-focused … Continue reading Coping With Workplace Discrimination: The Role of Internal Communication

This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center Summary This study explored how transparent internal communication mitigated employees’ perceptions of workplace discrimination based on experiences (i.e., discrimination directed at the personal self) and observations (i.e., perceiving the presence of discrimination in the workplace). In this study, workplace discrimination is viewed as formal … Continue reading Marginalized Employee Perspectives on Workplace Discrimination

Authors, Title and Publication Men, L. R., & Stacks, D. W. (2014). The effects of authentic leadership on strategic internal communication and employee-organization relationships. Journal of Public Relations Research, 26(4), 301-324. Summary Organizational leadership influences strategic internal communication in several ways. First, leadership influences organizational infrastructures, such as the development of organizational culture, structure, and communication … Continue reading The Effects of Authentic Leadership on Strategic Internal Communication and Employee-Organization Relationships