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Norm Talk and Intergroup Communication  

Sucharita Belavadi

Norms are regularized patterns of attitudes and behavior that characterize a group of individuals, separate the group from other groups of individuals, and prescribe and describe attitudes ... More

Numeracy in Health and Risk Messaging  

Priscila G. Brust-Renck, Julia Nolte, and Valerie F. Reyna

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May 2017
The complexity of numerical information about health risks and benefits places demands on people that many are not prepared to meet. For example, much information about health is ... More

Nutrition Labeling in the United States and the Role of Consumer Processing, Message Structure, and Moderating Conditions  

J. Craig Andrews, Scot Burton, and Laurel Aynne Cook

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Apr 2017
It has been since 1990 that the landmark Nutritional Labeling Education Act (NLEA) was passed in the United States, and since 1969 that the first White House Conference on Food, Nutrition ... More

Nutrition Labeling in Health and Risk Messaging in Asia  

May O. Lwin, Jerrald Lau, Andrew Z. H. Yee, and Cyndy Au

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Apr 2017
Populated by a diverse spread of cultures, Southeast Asia is represented by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a regional organization comprising some 622 million people ... More

Occupation and the Risk Message Recipient  

Clare Hocking

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May 2017
Responding to health messages about environmental risks and risky behaviors requires adjustments to what individuals do: how they organize and perform occupations, and their understanding ... More

Online Contact and Intergroup Conflict Resolution  

Yair Amichai-Hamburger and Shir Etgar

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Aug 2017
People tend to divide the world into categories. One of them is the group of people I belong to (the ingroup) and the group I do not belong to (the outgroup). People have a tendency to ... More

Optimism and Its Associations with Health Behavior and Responses to Health Communication  

Amanda J. Dillard and Erin M. Ellis

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May 2017
When individuals are asked whether they will someday own their own home, enjoy a productive career, or develop a myriad of diseases, many are optimistic. Generally, they think they will ... More

Organizational Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility  

Steve May

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Organizational Socialization  

Brenda L. Berkelaar and Millie Harrison

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Organizations, Power, and Resistance  

Dennis K. Mumby

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Sep 2016
In the last 30 years or so, the relationship between power and resistance has been theorized as a defining feature of organizations and organizing. While there is little consensus around ... More

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