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WMBA 6695 Communication for Leaders and Managers: Welcome & Course Readings

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WMBA 6695 Course Readings

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Curseu, P. L., Schalk, R., & Wessel, I. (2008). How do virtual teams process information? A literature review and implications for management. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 23(6), 628–652. doi:10.1108/02683940810894729

Dekker, D. (2007). Effective versus ineffective communication behaviors in virtual teams. Report presented at the 40th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'07), Waikoloa, HI. doi:10.1109/HICSS.2007.195

DeMars, N. (2017). Following your ethical compass. Officepro, 77(6), 20–23.

Dortok, A. (2006). A managerial look at the interaction between internal communication and corporate reputation. Corporate Reputation Review, 8(4), 322–338, 265

Fernsler, T. (2017, Jul). The key to leadership: Practice, practice, practice. Nonprofit World, 35, 32.

French, S. L., & Holden, T. Q. (2012). Positive organizational behavior: A buffer for bad news. Business Communication Quarterly, 75(2), 208–220. doi:10.1177/1080569912441823

Froschheiser, L. (2008). Communication, communication, communication the most important key to success in business leadership. SuperVision, 69(10), 9-11

Hedman, E., & Valo, M. (2015). Communication challenges facing management teams. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 36(8), 1012-1024

Huston, D. C., Garland, E. L., & Farb, N. A. S. (2011). Mechanisms of mindfulness in communication training. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 39(4), 406–421

Jansen, F., & Janssen, D. (2013). Effects of directness in bad-news e-mails and voice mails. Journal of Business Communication, 50(4), 362–382. doi:10.1177/0021943613497053

Kerns, C. D. (2016). High-impact communicating: A key leadership practice. The Journal of Applied Business and Economics, 18(5), 11–22

Lepsinger, R. (2012). The virtual challenge: It's more than cultural differences. People and Strategy, 35(1), 10–11.

Nair, S. K., & Naik, N. S. (2010). The Johari window profile of executives of a public sector undertaking. Management and Labour Studies, 32(2), 137–148

Nätti, S., Rahkolin, S., & Saraniemi, S. (2014). Crisis communication in key account relationships. Corporate Communications, 19(3), 234–246

Petty, A. (2015). Learning from your communication mistakes. Government Executive, 1.

Pratheeba, N. (2016). Essence of corporate communication. Language in India, 16(4), 118–125.

Radovic-Markovic, M., Grozdanic, R., & Markovic, D. (2012). The impact of virtual culture on effective communication in virtual organizations. Metalurgia International, 17(10), 172–175

Robertson, E. (2005). Placing leaders at the heart of organizational communication. Strategic Communication Management, 9(5), 34–37

Take 5: Develop your personal brand. (2017). Management Today

Thiessen, A., & Ingenhoff, D. (2011). Safeguarding reputation through strategic, integrated and situational crisis communication management. Corporate Communications, 16(1), 8–26. doi:10.1108/13563281111100944

Tourish, D. (2005). Critical upward communication: Ten commandments for improving strategy and decision making. Long Range Planning: International Journal of Strategic Management, 38(5), 485–503. doi:10.1016/j.lrp.2005.05.001

Van, D. D., & Caldeira, S. J. (2006). Effective leaders champion communication skills. Nation's Restaurant News, 40(13), 20–20, 28.

Other Readings

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