Publications:

Book:

Jian, G., & Ray, G. (Eds.) (2016). Relationships and Communication in East Asian Cultures: China, Japan, and South Korea. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.


Scholarly Journal Publications:  

Johnson, T. L., & Jian, G. (2017). Understanding identity development across the life-cycle in an emerging faith-based organization: A case analysis. Southern Communication Journal, 82(3), 185-197, doi: 10.1080/1041794X.2017.1315449

Jian, G. & Dalisay, F. (2017). Conversation at work: The effects of leader member conversational quality. Communication Research, 44(2), 177-197. doi:10.1177/0093650214565924

Jian, G., & Dalisay, F. (2015). Talk matters at work: The effects of leader member conversational quality and communication frequency on work role stressors. International Journal of Business Communication. Online first. doi:10.1177/2329488415594157

Jian, G., Shi, X., & Dalisay, F. (2014). Leader-member conversational quality: Scale development and validation through three studies. Management Communication Quarterly, 28(3), 376-404. doi.10.1177/0893318914533201

Abu Bakar, H. B., Jian, G., & Fairhurst, G. (2014). Where do I stand? The interaction of leader-member exchange and performance ratings.  Asian Business Management, 13(2), 143-170. doi: 10.1057/abm.2014.3

Jian, G. (2014). Revisiting the association between LMX quality with perceived role stressors: Evidence of inverted-U relationship among immigrant employees. Communication Research, 41, 52-73.  

Jeffres, L., Lee, J., Jian, G., Yoon, S., & Atkin, D. J. (2014). Ethnic and age differences reduce political discussion. Newspaper Research Journal, 35(4), 52-65.

Jian, G. (2013) Understanding the wired workplace: The effects of job characteristics on employees' personal online communication at work.   Communication Research Reports, 30(1), 22-33.

Jeffres, W., Jian, G., Neuendorf, K., Bracken, C. (2013). Stimulating citizens to community action in urban areas: media, interpersonal networks, and organization. Journal of Community Informatics, 9.

Jeffres, W. L.,  Jian, G., &, Yoon, S. (2013). Conceptualizing communication capital for a changing environment. Communication Quarterly, 61(5), 539-563.

Jian, G. (2012) Does culture matter? The effects of acculturation on workplace relationships. Management Communication Quarterly, 26, 295-321.

Jian, G. (2011). Articulating circumstance, identity, and practice: Toward a discursive framework of organizational changing. Organization, 18(1), 45-64.

Jeffres, L., Jian, G., Lee, J., Connally, C., & ElSeikali, J. (2011). Viewing the public sphere with influentials and citizens. Qualitative Research Reports in Communication, 12, 71-78.

Johnson, T. Rudd, J., Neuendorf, K., & Jian, G. (2010). Worship styles, music and social identity: A communication study. Journal of Religion and Communication, 33(1), 144-174.

Jeffres, L.W., Jian, G., Horowitz, E., Bracken, C., Atkin, D., & Yoon, S. (in press).  Stages of live: Values, communication and civic engagement.  American Journal of Media Sociology.

Maguire, K., Gardner, J., Sopory, P., Roach, M., Jian, G., Moreno, M., Amschlinger, J., Pettey, G., & Piccone, G. (2010). Formative research regarding kidney disease health information in a Latino American sample: Associations among threat, efficacy, frame, and behavioral intent. Communication Education, 59(3), 344-359.

Jeffres, W. L., Jian, G., & Atkin, D. (2009). Voicing complaints in the public arena. Ohio Communication Journal, 47, 97-112.

Jeffres, W. L.,  Bracken, C., & Jian, G., Casey, M. (2009) The impact of third places on community quality of life. Applied Research in Quality of Life,4(4), 333-345.

Jian, G. (2008). Identity and technology: Organizational control of knowledge-intensive work. Qualitative Research Reports in Communication, 9(1), 62-71.

Jian, G., Schmisseur, A., & Fairhurst, G. (2008). Organizational discourse and communication: The progeny of Proteus. Discourse and Communication, 2(3), 299-320.

Jian, G., Schmisseur, A., & Fairhurst, G. (2008). The debate about organizational discourse and communication: A rejoinder. Discourse and Communication 2(3), 353-355.

Jian, G., & Jeffres, L. (2008). Spanning the boundaries of work: Workplace participation, internal political efficacy, and political involvement. Communication Studies, 59(1), 35-50.

Jian, G. (2007)  "Omega is a four-letter word": Toward a tension-centered model of resistance to information and communication technologies.  Communication Monographs, 74(4), 517-540.

Jian, G. (2007). Unpacking unintended consequences in planned organizational changes: A process model. Management Communication Quarterly, 21(1), 5-28

Jian, G., Pettey, G., Rudd, J., & Lawson, D. (2007) Masculinity/femininity and compliance-gaining tactics in business negotiation: A cross-cultural comparison.   Journal of the Northwest Communication Association, 36, 93-110.

Jian, G. & Jeffres, L. (2006) Understanding employees' willingness to contribute to shared electronic databases: A three-dimensional framework.  Communication Research, 33(4), 242-261.

Jian, G. & Amschlinger, J. (2006). Social presence in virtual teams. In C. C. Bracken & M. Lombard (eds.), The 9th International Workshop on Presence Proceedings (p.37). The United States: Cleveland State University.

Taylor, B., Demont-Heinrich, C., Broadfoot, K.,  Dodge, J., & Jian, G. (2002). New media and the circuit of cyber-culture: Conceptualizing Napster. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 46, 607-629.



Book Chapters and Encyclopedia Entries:

Jian, G., & Fairhurst, G. (2017). Leadership in organizations. In C. Scott & L. Lewis, International Encyclopedia of Organizational Communication. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Jian, G. (2016). Relationships and Communication in East Asian Cultures: An introduction. In G. Jian & G. Ray (Eds.), Relationships and Communication In East Asian Cultures: China, Japan, and South Korea (pp. 1-18). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.

Jian, G. (2015). Leader-member exchange theory. In C. Berger & M. Roloff, International Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Communication. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Jian, G. (2014). Quality of life in organizations. In A. C. Michalos, Encyclopedia of Quality of Life Research (pp. 4531-4533). Dordrecht, Netherland: Springer.

Jian, G. (2013). Informal communication and grapevine. In E. Kessler (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Management Theory. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Jeffres, W., Neurendorf, K., Jian, G., Kim, J., & Cooper, K. (2013). Auditing communication systems to help urban policy makers. Urban Communication Reader Vol. 3.

Hardy, M., & Jian, G. (2010). Materialize guanxi: Exploring the communicative practice of Liao Tian in Chinese business settings. In T. Kuhn (ed.), Matters of Communication/Matters of Engagement (pp. 167-197). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Jeffres, W. L., Lee, J., & Jian, G. (2009). Modeling neighborhood attachment influence. In G. Burd, S. Drucker, G. Gumpert (eds.), Urban Communication Reader II (pp. 103-134). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Schmisseur, A., Jian, G., & Fairhurst, G. (2009). Business discourse and the field of organizational communication. In F. Bargiela-Chiappini, The Handbook of Business Discourse (pp. 256-269). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.


Conference Papers:

Valenzuela, M. A., Jian, G., & Jolly, P. (2017). When more is better: The effects of perceived coworker ethnic diversity and perceived similarity on immigrants' coworker relationships. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Western Academy of Management, Palm Springs, CA.

Amer, S., & Jian, G. (2016). It's a man's world: Female veteran sense making and coping strategies in a masculine military. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of National Communication Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Jian, G. (2016). Transforming the present moment through conversation and narrative: Toward a theory of hermeneutic leadership. Paper presented at the Organizational Communication Conference: Traditions, Transitions, and Transformations, Austin, TX.

Jian, G. (2015). Friending your peers and supervisor at work?  Network privacy concerns, work relationships, and Facebook use in the collapse of personal and work contexts. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of National Communication Association, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Johnson, T., & Jian, G. (2015). Understanding identity development in an emerging faith-based organization: A case analysis. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Religious Communication Association, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Jian, G., & Dalisay, F. (2014). Too much of a good thing? The moderating effect of leader-member conversation quality on the relationship between communication frequency and role stressors. Paper presented at the annual meeting of International Communication Association, Seattle, WA.

Jian, G., Shi, X., & Dalisay, F. (2013). Leader-member conversational quality: Scale development and validation through three studies. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of National Communication Association, Washington, DC.

Jian, G. & Dalisay, F. (2013). Conversation at work: The effects of leader member conversation quality. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of International Communication Association, London, UK.

Liu, X., & Jian, G. (2013). Boundary management in a Chinese hybrid organization/community: A qualitative investigation. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of International Communication Association, London, UK.

Jian, G. (2012). Revisiting the association between LMX quality with perceived role stressors: Evidence of inverted-U relationship among immigrant employees. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of International Communication Association, Phoenix, AZ.

Jian, G. (2012). Understanding the wired workplace: The effects of job characteristics on employees' personal online communication at work. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Ohio Communication
Association, Kent, Ohio.

Abu Bakar, H., Jian, G., Fairhurst, G. (2011). The interactive effect of  leader-member exchange agreement and relational demography on performance ratings. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of International Communication Association, Boston, MA.

Jian. G. (2010). Articulating circumstance, identity, and practice: Toward a discursive framework of organizational changing. Paper presented at the annual convention of National Communication Association, San Francisco, CA.

Jian, G. & D¿Mello, C. (2010). Self, other, and storytelling at work: Toward a theory of narrative identity in leader-member exchange. Paper presented at the annual convention of National Communication Association, San Francisco, CA.

Hardy, M., & Jian, G. (2010) Materializing guanxi: Exploring the communicative practice of liaotian in Chinese business settings. Paper presented  at the annual meeting of International Communication Association, Singapore.

Maguire, K., Gardner, J., Sopory, P., Roach, M., Jian, G., Moreno, M., Amschlinger, J., Pettey, G., & Piccone, G. (2009). Formative research regarding kidney disease health information in a Latino American sample: Associations among threat, efficacy, frame, and behavioral intent. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Jian, G. & Rosiek, S. (2009). Understanding the paradox of control and autonomy: Toward a dialectical model of telework. Paper presented at the annual meeting of International Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Maguire, K., Gardner, J., Sopory, P., Roach, M., Jian, G., Moreno, M., Amschlinger, J., Pettey, G., & Piccone, G. (2009). Formative research regarding kidney disease health information in a Latino American sample: Associations among threat, efficacy, frame, and behavioral intent. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Johnson, T. Rudd, J., Neuendorf, K., & Jian, G. (2009). Worship styles, music and social identity: A communication study. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Jeffres, W. L., Lee, J., Jian, G., Yoon, S., Atkins, D. (2008) Expanding the political discussion network: Community, communication, climate, and third place. Paper presented at the Congress of the Americas II, Mexico City, Oct. 8-11, 2008.

Jian, G. (2008) Does culture matter? The effects of acculturation on workplace relationships. Paper accepted for presentation at the Annual Convention of National Communication Association, San Diego, CA.  

Jian, G. (2008) From the linguistic to the practice turn in organizational communication: Imagining the future of the field. Paper presented at the Organizational Communication Alta Conference Revisited, Alta, Utah.

Jian, G. (2008) Discursive closure in collective sensemaking: Analysis of change management meeting excerpts. Paper presented at the annual meeting of International Communication Association in Montreal, Canada.

Jian, G., Schmisseur, A., & Fairhurst, G. (2007). Organizational discourse and communication: The progeny of Proteus. Paper presented at the annual convention of National Communication Association in Chicago, IL.

Jeffres, L., Jian, G., & Yoon, S. (2007). Conceptualizing communication capital for civic engagement. Paper presented at the annual convention of National Communication Association in Chicago, IL.

Jian, G. (2007)  ¿Omega is a four-letter word¿: Toward a tension-centered model of resistance to information and communication technologies. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management in Philadelphia, PA.

Jeffres, L.W., Horowitz, E., Bracken, C., Yoon, S., & Jian, G. (2007) Pluralism and the Urban Context: How and When Does Community Matter? Paper presented to the Communication Theory & Methodology Division at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication, Washington, D.C.

Jian, G., Pettey, G., Rudd, J., & Lawson, D. (2007). Masculinity/femininity and compliance-gaining in business negotiation: A cross-cultural comparison. Paper presented at the CAFIC & IAICS International Conference, Harbin, China. (CAFIC: Chinese Association for Intercultural Communication; IAICS: International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies).

Jeffres, L.S., Jian, G., Horowitz, E., Bracken, C. & Yoon, S. (2007) Stages of Life: Values, Communication and Civic Engagement.  Paper presented to the Political Communication Division at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, San Francisco, CA.

Jeffres, L., Horowitz, E., Bracken, B., Yoon, S. and Jian, G. (2006) Media, Political Communication Networks & Socialization: Does Community Environment Matter? Paper presented at the annual conference of the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research (MAPOR), Chicago, IL.

Jian, G. & Amschlinger, J. (2006). Social presence in virtual teams. Paper presented at the 9th International Workshop on Presence, Cleveland, OH.

Jeffres, W. L., Jian, G., & Atkin, D. (2005). Voicing complaints in the public arena. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research (MAPOR), Chicago, IL.

Jian, G. & Jeffres, L. (2005). Workplace participation and political involvement: Extending the political spillover theory. Paper presented at the 2005 annual convention of National Communication Association, Boston, MA.

Jian, G. & Jeffres, L. (2005). Understanding employees' willingness to contribute to shared electronic databases: A three-dimensional framework.  Paper presented at the 2005 annual convention of International Communication Association, New York City, NY.

Jian, G. (2004) Which cage do you prefer, the virtual or iron? Organizational control of knowledge-intensive work in a bureaucratic organization. Paper presented at the annual convention of National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Jeffres, L., Jian, G., Neuendorf, K, & Bracken, C. (2004). Social capital: Community engagement versus political participation. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research, Chicago, IL.

Jian, G. (2003). Organizational culture and information and communication technology: toward a ¿cultural-technical¿ theory of organization. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the National Communication Association at Miami, Florida.

Taylor, B., Demont-Heinrich, C., Broadfoot, K.,  Dodge, J., & Jian, G. (2002), New media and the circuit of cyber-culture: Conceptualizing Napster. Paper presented at the 2002 National Communication Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana

Jian, G. (2001). Revisiting Jackson¿s technology-context scheme: In search of roots and orientations in the research of communication technology. Paper presented at the 2001 National Communication Association Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia.

Jian, G. (2001). Organizational knowledge and learning: A speculation, review and directions for communication research. Paper presented at the 2001 International Communication Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Jian, G. & Fairhurst, G. (2000). Planned organizational change and unintended consequences: A structurational analysis. Paper presented at the 2000 National Communication Association Annual Convention, Seattle, Washington.

Jian, G. (2000). Social capital in corporations: Toward a new public sphere -- A communicative view of social network groups in corporations. Paper presented at the 2000 National Communication Association Annual Convention, Seattle, Washington.

Jian, G. (2000). Academic self-presentation in a ¿contested¿ discipline: A discourse analysis. Paper presented at the 2000 National Communication Association Annual Convention, Seattle, Washington.