Research Steps

This research guide provides subject and discipline related resources, search strategies, and research tips to support course assignments and student research success.

Steps to Effective Research

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Featured "Leadership" Titles

Selected Articles

Cunningham, C. M., Hazel, M., & Hayes, T. J. (2020). Communication and Leadership 2020: Intersectional, Mindful, and Digital. Communication Research Trends, 39(1), 4–31.

Mayfield, J., Mayfield, M., & Neck, C. P. (2021). Speaking to the Self: How Motivating Language Links With Self-Leadership. International Journal of Business Communication, 58(1), 31–54.

Yue, C. A., Men, L. R., & Ferguson, M. A. (2021). Examining the Effects of Internal Communication and Emotional Culture on Employees’ Organizational Identification. International Journal of Business Communication, 58(2), 169–195.

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