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Communication Arts Research

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

  • Identify a Research Topic
  • Get the topic context and background with Reference resources
  • Find Books and ebooks
  • Find Articles
    As needed, request articles not available at ORU through Interlibrary Loan
  • Evaluate Your Sources
  • Cite Your Sources

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Selected Articles

Cunningham, C. M., Hazel, M., & Hayes, T. J. (2020). Communication and Leadership 2020: Intersectional, Mindful, and DigitalCommunication Research Trends39(1), 4–31.

Mayfield, J., Mayfield, M., & Neck, C. P. (2021). Speaking to the Self: How Motivating Language Links With Self-LeadershipInternational Journal of Business Communication58(1), 31–54. https://doi.org/10.1177/2329488417731861

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 Communication58(2), 169–195. https://doi.org/10.1177/2329488420914066

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