Tkalac Verčič, A., & Men, L. R. (2023). Linking internal communication and employee engagement: Mediating effects of perceived organizational support and employer attractiveness. Public Relations Review, 49(1), 102279. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pubrev.2022.102279
Jiang, H., & Men, L. R. (2017). Creating an engaged workforce: The impact of authentic leadership, transparent communication, and work-life enrichment. Communication Research, 44(2), 225–243. DOI: 10.1177/0093650215613137
Internal Communication and Employee-Organization Relationships
Men, L. R., & Sung, Y. (2019). Shaping corporate character through strategic communication: The effects on employee-organization relationships. International Journal of Business Communication. DOI: 10.1177/2329488418824989
Men, L. R., & Stacks, D. W. (2014). The effects of authentic leadership on strategic internal communication and employee-organization relationships. Journal of Public Relations Research, 26(4), 301–324.
Qin, Y. S., & Men, L. R. (2022). Why does listening matter inside the organization? The impact of internal listening on employee-organization relationships. Journal of Public Relations Research.https://doi.org/10.1080/1062726X.2022.2034631
Internal Communication and Organizational Culture
Yue, C. A.,Men, L. R., & Ferguson, M. (2020). Examining the effects of internal communication and emotional culture on employees’ organizational identification. International Journal of Business Communication, 58(2), https://doi.org/10.1177/2329488420914066
Men, L. R., & Yue, C. A. (2019). Creating a positive emotional culture: Effects of strategic internal communication and its impact on employee supportive behaviors.Public Relations Review, 45(3), 101764 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pubrev.2019.03.001
Men, L. R., & Robinson, K. (2018). It’s about how the employees feel! Examining the impact of emotional culture on employee-organization relationships. Corporate Communications: An International Journal.https://doi.org/10.1108/CCIJ-05-2018-0065
Men, L. R., & Jiang, H. (2016). Cultivating quality employee-organization relationships: The interplay among organizational leadership, culture, and communication. International Journal of Strategic Communication. 10(5), 462–479, DOI: 10.1080/1553118X.2016.1226172
Men, L. R., Jin, J., Mitson, R., & Vielledent, M. (2022). Leadership communication during turbulent times. In Falkheimer, J., & Heide, M. (Eds). Research Handbook of Strategic Communication, Edward Elgar Publishing.
Men, L. R. (2021). The impact of startup CEO communication on employee relational and behavioral outcomes: Responsiveness, assertiveness, and authenticity. Public Relations Review, 47(4),https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pubrev.2021.102078
Men, L., R., Qin, Y. S., & Mitson, R. (2021). Engaging startup employees via charismatic leadership communication: The importance of communicating “Vision, Passion, and Care.” International Journal of Business Communication https://doi.org/10.1177/23294884211020488
Men, L. R., Chen, Z. F., & Ji, Y. G. (2021). Cultivating relationships with startup employees: The role of entrepreneurs’ leadership communication. Management Communication Quarterly.https://doi.org/10.1177/08933189211017918
Men, L. R., & Chen, Z. F., & Ji, Y. G. (2018). Walking the talk: An exploratory examination of executive leadership communication at start-up companies in China. Journal of Public Relations Research, 30, 33–56. DOI: 10.1080/1062726X.2018.1455147
Men, L. R. (2015). The internal communication role of the Chief Executive Officer: Communication channels, style, and effectiveness. Public Relations Review, 41, 461–471. doi:10.1016/j.pubrev.2015.06.021
Men, L. R. (2014). Why leadership matters to internal communication: Linking transformational leadership, symmetrical communication, and employee outcomes. Journal of Public Relations Research, 26 (3), 256–279. https://doi.org/10.1080/1062726X.2014.908719
Yue, C. A. & Thelen, P. (2023). Words matter: The impact of workplace verbal aggressiveness on work-life conflict and employee-organization relationships. Public Relations Review, 49(1).https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pubrev.2023.102292
Yue, C. A., Thelen, P., & Walden, J. (2022). How empathetic leadership communication mitigates employees’ turnover intention during COVID-19-related organizational change. Management Decision.https://doi.org/10.1108/MD-01-2022-0011
Yue, C. A., Men, L. R., & Berger, B. K. (2021). Leaders as communication agents. In Men, L. R., & Verčič, A. T. (Eds.), Current Trends and Issues in Internal Communication: Theory and Practice. Palgrave Macmillan.
Men, L. R., NeilL, M., Yue, C. A., & Verghese, A. K. (2022). Enhancing employee commitment to change through uncertainty reduction: The role of channel selection and communication transparency. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly.https://doi.org/10.1177/10776990221100518
Men, L. R., Yue, C. A., & Liu, Y. (2020). “Vision, passion, and care:” The impact of charismatic executive leadership communication on employee trust and support for organizational change. Public Relations Review, 46 (3),101927 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pubrev.2020.101927
Neill, M., Men, L. R., & Yue, C. A. (2020). How communication climate and organizational identification impact change. Corporate Communications: An International Journal, 25(2), 281-298. https://doi.org/10.1108/CCIJ-06-2019-0063
Yue, C. A.,Men, L. R., & Ferguson, M. (2019). Bridging transformational leadership, transparent communication, and employee openness to change: The mediating role of trust.Public Relations Review, 45(3), 101779 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pubrev.2019.04.012
Yue, C. A. (2021). Navigating change in the era of COVID-19: The role of top leaders’ charismatic rhetoric and employees’ organizational identification. Public Relations Review, 47(5). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pubrev.2021.102118
Internal Communication During the Pandemic
Qin, Y. S., DiStaso, M., Fitzsimmons, A., Heffron, E., & Men, L. R. (2022). How do purpose-driven organizations influence corporate actions and employee trust during the COVID-19 pandemic? International Journal of Strategic Communication,16(3), 426-443.https://doi.org/10.1080/1553118X.2022.2050239
Qin, Y. S., & Men, L. R. (2022). Exploring the impact of internal communication on employee psychological well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic: The mediating role of employee organizational trust. International Journal of Business Communication. https://doi.org/10.1177/23294884221081838
Men, L. R., Qin, Y. S., & Jin, J. (2021). Fostering employee trust via effective supervisory communication during the COVID-19 pandemic: Through the lens of motivating language theory. International Journal of Business Communication, DOI: 10.1177/23294884211020491
Yue, C. A. & Walden, J. (2022). Guiding employees through the COVID-19 pandemic: An exploration of the impact of transparent communication and change appraisals. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 1–14. https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-5973.1243014
Internal Communication Channels
Men, L. R., & Hung, C-J. F. (2015). Engaging employees in China: The impact of communication channels, organization transparency, and authenticity. Corporate Communication: An International Journal, 20(4), 448–467.
Men, L. R. (2014b). Strategic internal communication: Transformational leadership, communication channels, and employee satisfaction. Management Communication Quarterly, 28(2), 264–284.https://doi.org/10.1177/0893318914524536
Enterprise Social Media/Employees’ Use of Social Media
Men, L. R., O’Neil, J., & Ewing, M. (2020). From the employee perspective: Organizations’ administration of internal social media and the relationship between social media engagement and relationship cultivation. International Journal of Business Communication.https://doi.org/10.1177/2329488420949968.
Ewing, M., Men, L. R., & O’Neil, J. (2019). Using social media to engage employees: Insights from internal communication managers. International Journal of Strategic Communication, 13(2), 110-132. https://doi.org/10.1080/1553118X.2019.1575830
Yue, C. A. (2022). The paradox of using public social media for work: The influence of after-hours work communication on employee outcomes. Journal of Business Research, 149, 748-759. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2022.05.079
Men, L. R. (2014c). Internal reputation management: Effects of authentic leadership and transparent communication. Corporate Reputation Review, 17, 254–272.
Men, L. R., & Stacks, D. W. (2013). The impact of leadership style and employee empowerment on perceived organizational reputation. Journal of Communication Management, 17, 171–192. DOI: 10.1108/13632541311318765
Employee Advocacy/Employee Communication Behaviors
Thelen, P., & Men, L. R. (2020). Commentary: The role of internal communication in fostering employee advocacy: An exploratory study. International Journal of Business Communication. DOI: 10.1177/2329488420975832
Thelen, P., Yue, C. A., & Verghese, A. K. (2022). Increasing employee advocacy through supervisor motivating language: The mediating role of psychological conditions. Public Relations Review, 48(5). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pubrev.2022.102253
Yue, C. A., Thelen, P., & Verghese, A. K. (2022). Should I speak up? How supervisory communication, team culture, and team relationships determine employees’ voice behavior. International Journal of Business Communication.https://doi.org/10.1177/23294884221104794
Yue, C. A. (2021). Creating organizational authenticity and identification: Effect of leaders’ motivating language and impact on employee advocacy. International Journal of Business Communication.https://doi.org/10.1177/23294884211035116
Lee, Y. & Yue, C. A. (2020). Status of internal communication research in public relations: An analysis of published articles from 1970 to 2019. Public Relations Review, 46(3). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pubrev.2020.101906