Rita Men

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student Cen “April” Yue  is the lead author of “Examining the Effects of Internal Communication and Emotional Culture on Employees’ Organizational Identification” published in the International Journal of Business Communication on March 31. Yue, Public Relations Associate Professor Rita Men and…

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Posted: June 22, 2020

Rita Men, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations associate professor, is the lead author of “’Vision, Passion, and Care:’ The Impact of Charismatic Executive Leadership Communication on Employee Trust and Support for Organizational Change” published in Public Relations Review on June 1. Men, Cen April Yue,…

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Posted: June 7, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty and staff were recently honored for their accomplishments during the 2019-2020 academic year. The annual awards recognize achievements and service in the College and the UF community. The honorees include: UF Undergraduate Teacher of the Year: Moni Basu, Michael and Linda…

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Posted: April 29, 2020

Rita Men, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations associate professor, is the author of “Learning in Wartime: Five Ways CEOs Should Communicate With Their Workers During Coronavirus” published in The Conversation on April 16. Men focuses on the important leadership role America’s CEOs play in helping…

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Posted: April 20, 2020

Corporate leaders who want a social media presence but often don’t have the time to manage it themselves frequently assign someone within the company to serve as their online voice or persona, a practiced called “ghost posting.” University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications researchers Tom Kelleher, associate dean…

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Posted: March 4, 2020

A study by Tom Kelleher, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, UFCJC Public Relations Associate Professor Rita Men, and Patrick Thelen, Ph.D. 2019, was selected as one of the Institute of Public Relations (IPR) Top 14 PR Research Insights of…

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Posted: February 10, 2020

Social media has become an increasingly relevant and cost-effective way for organizations to build their brand and their business. The demand for an organization to have an online presence is acute as both the general public and stakeholders become increasingly visible online, and expect the same from corporate leadership. University…

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Posted: February 7, 2020

In an increasingly tech-driven business environment, many discussions have centered on new technology, innovation, and the resultant efficiency and productivity in the workplace. Conversations seem to have drifted slightly away from the “soft” aspect, what is underneath the “hard” assets, or the “wine” in the bottle: people and emotions. People…

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Posted: June 17, 2019

Rita Men, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Public Relations associate professor, is the co-author of “Exploring Negative Peer Communication of Companies on Social Media and Its Impact on Organization-Public Relationships” published in Public Relations Review on May 24. Men and UFCJC doctoral student Yufan Qin examined…

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Posted: May 29, 2019

Rita Linjuan Men, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations associate professor, is the co-author of “Creating a Positive Emotional Culture: Effect of Internal Communication and Impact on Employee Supportive Behaviors” published in Public Relations Review on April 1. The article, co-authored by CJC doctoral student Cen…

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Posted: April 9, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty and graduate students were recognized at the 22nd annual International Public Relations Research Conference (IPRRC) in Orlando from March 7-9. Following are this year’s award winners. -Public Relations Professor Mary Ann Ferguson and doctoral student Cen “April” Yue received the Brigham…

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Posted: March 8, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty and graduate students were honored at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) annual conference in Washington, D.C. Award winners include: -CJC Journalism Professor and Chair Ted Spiker named Educator of the Year in the Magazine Division. –Sylvia…

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Posted: August 10, 2018