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This Library Guide is intended to help you find sources for your research. The tabs are organized in a way to show you a method for developing a search strategy using various library and Internet resources. The Scholarly Articles tab reviews the characteristics of scholarly articles. The Communication and Journalism Journals tab provides a list of core journals in these fields that we have in print or full-text access online. As questions arise, don't hesitate to contact me, Laura Karas or use our Ask-a-Librarian service.

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Prominent Organizational Scholars

Timothy Kuhn – organizational change, corporate social responsibility, identity

Kevin Barge - leadership, public deliberations

Sarah J. Tracy - work life, wellness, emotion, workplace bullying

Patricia Riley - Institutional politics, information technology, organizational and cultural change

Brenda Allen - socialization, Black feminist standpoint theory, difference matters

Karen Ashcraft –gender, race, class, sexuality

James R. Barker – rhetoric, teamwork, control

Larry D. Browning – storytelling, narrative, technology, complexity theory

Connie Bullis – socialization, environmentalism (retired)

Patrice Buzzanell – gender, careers, leadership

Charles Conrad – organizational rhetoric

Nashir Contractor – technology, networks, consulting, self-organizing systems

George Cheney – organizational rhetoric, democratic forms, environmentalism, identification, conflict resolution

Stanley Deetz – democracy, dialogue, conflict resolution

Eric Eisenberg – organizational change, health communication

Gail T. Fairhurst - leadership, gender, discourse analysis

Diane Grimes – gender, whiteness, race

Lynn Harter - health, gender, feminism

Erika Kirby - gender, diversity, work life 

Jennifer Mease – gender, whiteness, race

Dennis Mumby – critical and feminist theories of organization

Majuya Pal – globalization, transnational labor issues, sustainability

Patricia S. Parker – social justice leadership, girls and women empowerment, race, gender, class

Linda Putnam - gender, negotiation, conflict, discourse

Angela Trethewey – gender, professionalism