Handbook of Research on Strategic Communication, Leadership, and Conflict Management in Modern Organizations

Handbook of Research on Strategic Communication, Leadership, and Conflict Management in Modern Organizations

Noted as an IGI Global Core Reference Title in Business & Management for 2019.

Anthony Normore (California State University – Dominguez Hills, USA), Mitch Javidi (International Academy of Public Safety (IAPS), USA) and Larry Long (Illinois State University, USA)
Release Date: March, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 553|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8516-9
ISBN13: 9781522585169|ISBN10: 1522585168|EISBN13: 9781522585176
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Description

As communication and leadership skills are both essential for personal and organizational success, new approaches and management styles are continuously being sought. Emerging technologies, automation opportunities, and a diverse workforce are just a few of the challenges business professionals must be prepared for in today’s workplace environment.

The Handbook of Research on Strategic Communication, Leadership, and Conflict Management in Modern Organizations provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of managing and solving conflicts, and introduces updated approaches for refining communication and leadership skills. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as emotional intelligence, organizational crises, and virtual team management, this book is ideally designed for professionals, leaders, managers, and human resource specialists seeking current research on developing the skills and consciousness needed to effectively communicate, negotiate, and collaborate in diverse organizations.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Ethical Presence
  • Managerial Communication
  • Online Instruction
  • Organizational Crises
  • Organizational Leadership
  • School Improvement
  • Social Networks
  • Unethical Behavior
  • Virtual Team Management

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Anthony H. Normore holds a Ph.D from the University of Toronto and currently a Professor of Educational Leadership, and Department Chair of Graduate Education at California State University Dominguez Hills. Other leadership experiences include Chair of Special Education; Co-Chair of Teacher Education; visiting professor at Seoul National University; Director of Doctoral Programs at California Lutheran University; visiting professor at Guelph/Humber; and a graduate professor for the Summer Leadership Academy at Teachers College-Columbia University. His 30+ years of professional experiences has taken him throughout the world. His research focuses on urban school leadership development in the context of ethics and social justice in which he has authored and edited of numerous books including Inclusive Practices and Social Justice Leadership for Special Populations in Urban Settings (2015, Information Age Publishing); and Cross-cultural Collaboration and Leadership in Modern Organizations (2015, IGI Global). He has published a litany of book chapters and peer-reviewed articles in numerous leading leadership journals, and law enforcement venues. Dr. Normore was named the 2013 recipient of the Bridge People Award with the American Educational Research Association, and more recently the recipient of 2015 Donald Willower Award of Excellence in Research at Penn State University. He serves as the Chairman of the Criminal Justice Commission for Credible Leadership Development at the International Academy of Public Safety.
Mitch Javidi holds a Ph.D from University of Oklahoma. Mitch is an envisioneer with over 30 years of practical and hands-on Leadership Development experience in diverse industries including Academia, Military, Law Enforcement, Government, and Technology. As a globally recognized leader, he is the founder of the National Command & Staff College, Institute for Credible Leadership Development and the Criminal Justice Commission for Credible Leadership Development. He has trained at the Joint Special Operations Command “JSOC” and the US Army Special Operations Command “USASOC.” He was awarded the honorary member of the United States Army Special Operations Command in 1999 and honorary Sheriff by the National Sheriffs’ Association in 2016. He served as a tenured Associate Professor at NC State University for 16 years before taking an early retirement but continues to serve as an Adjunct professor without pay (by choice) at both NC State and Illinois State Universities. He is a member of the “Academy of Outstanding Teachers and Scholars” at NC State University and the Distinguished 2004 Alumni of the University of Oklahoma. Mitch is the developer of “MAGNUS,” a general theory of Leadership. He has published scholar with over 890+ conference presentations worldwide to include presentations for Fortune 500 companies as well as top Public Safety organizations including FBI NAA, HAPCOA, HIDTA, National Tactical officers Association, California Police Chiefs Associations, National Sheriffs Association, WLLE, and may other national and state associations. His most recent co-authored article was published in the Police Chief Magazine. His most recent books include “Deliberate Leadership: Achieving Success Through Personal Styles,” “Handbook of Research on Effective Communication, Leadership, and Conflict Resolution”, and “Moral Compass for the Law Enforcement Professionals”. His coauthored article entitled “Human Factors: Police Leaders Improving Safety While Developing Meaningful Public Trust” coauthored with Dr. Anthony Normore and Lt. Darius Bone was recently published by the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin. Click here for publications. Dr. Javidi was the recipient of prestigious “Person of the Year” award by the National Society of Accountants ~ Senator William Victor “Bill” Roth, Jr. “Roth IRA” received the award in the following year
Larry W. Long holds a Ph.D in Communication from the University of Oklahoma and is Professor and Director Emeritus of the School of Communication at Illinois State University. Currently, he serves as Provost, National Command & Staff College. Dr. Long is a retired artillery and infantry officer who completed 21 years of honorable service with the Army National Guard and is an honorary member of the U.S. Army Special Forces, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He received numerous decorations including the Army Commendation Medal and the Oklahoma Army National Guard Commendation Medal. He has experience overseeing international programs in France and Korea and has served as visiting professor for Novancia Grande école de commerce in Paris, France. In addition, he received the honor of being named as the 1998-99 “Person of the Year” by the National Society of Accountants for his work in developing their strategic plan and process decision making systems. Dr. Long has been qualified as an expert witness in product liability litigation, particularly in the areas of warning label efficacy and research methodology. He has published over 40 books, book chapters and articles in national and international journals. He has presented over 100 research reports at national and international meetings. He has received special recognition and awards for teaching, service, and scholarship from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at North Carolina State University, Illinois State University, Central States Communication Association, and the National Communication Association.