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Clicks vs. Facts : The Media’s Role in Political Information and How Emotional and Behavioral Political Involvement is Associated with Perceived Bias
There is a direct relationship between consumer trust in media and level of involvement with an issue; research shows people who are involved in a group or issue are highly knowledgeable on the topic and will therefore ...
Recruiting Transformational Leaders : The Link Between Recruitment Messages and Applicant Transformational Leadership Qualities
Firms are moving toward flattened leadership structures (Wulf, 2012), allowing broader subordinate responsibilities and leadership opportunities (Powell, 2002). This creates a need for organizations to recruit individuals ...
Student Leaders' Source of Social Support and its Association With Their Identification in a University Setting
This research study was based on Social Identity Theory (Ashforth and Mael, 1989), which states that people tend to classify themselves and each other into various social categories, which aims to find how individuals identify ...
Am "I" Part of a "We"?: A Study of Inclusive Language and Organizational Identification within Student Organizations
Throughout college, it is critical to be involved in organizations to define oneself, develop relationships, and build resumes. To influence students' involvement, organization leaders need to maximize a sense of community ...
The Role of Group Status on Athlete Satisfaction and Team Cohesion Communication : Assessing the Roles of the In-Group & Out-Group in Collegiate Sports
Research shows that the quality of the employee-supervisor relationship is associated with the amount of interaction between the employee and the supervisor. In the athletic realm, the quality of athlete-coach relationship ...
Supervisor Nonverbal Behavior and Employee Satisfaction and Motivation
Communication researchers have established that when leaders use positive nonverbal behaviors, it increases followers’ perceptions of the leader’s competence. Studies have shown that leaders are perceived to be more ...
Coding Brands on Twitter : How Are Message Choice and Interactivity Associated With Consumers' Brand Loyalty?
Our research aims to identify how brands use Twitter to strengthen brand loyalty through the use of interactivity and strategic messages. We analyzed what types of language and communication stimulate brand loyalty on Twitter.
Supervisor and Employee Perceptions : Employees’ Perceptions of Their Supervisors’ Thoughts on Them
Previous research has linked quality of the supervisor-employee relationship with job satisfaction. However, what employees perceive their supervisor thinks of them has not been examined. Quality of supervisor-employee ...
Redefining 'Old' : An Examination of Face Strategies Used to Confront Ageist Stereotypes
Through instructor evaluations, college students have been bestowed with extraordinary power, and their judgments have often been negatively tied to their instructor’s age. Colleagues are also positioned to judge the quality ...
Why Be A “Gamer”? : How Apologetic Behavior Affects Females’ Self-Identification as “Gamers”
Women face difficulties in how they self-identify in today’s society. Those who choose to self-identify with a second, stereotypically male label such as being an athlete, will embrace the second identity but will rarely ...