ERIC Number: EJ370167
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
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Superior and Subordinate Communicator Profiles: Implications for Independent-Mindedness and Upward Effectiveness.
Infante, Dominic A.; Gorden, William I.
Central States Speech Journal, v38 n2 p73-80 Sum 1987
Studies the communicator styles of superiors and subordinates who rank high in argumentativeness and low in verbal aggressiveness. Claims that corporate productivity is enhanced when organizations nurture employee independent-mindedness, and that an argumentative, low verbally aggressive organizational communication climate creates the freedom which nurtures independent-mindedness. (MM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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