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IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication

Issue 4 • Date Dec. 2011

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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): C1
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  • IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication publication information

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  • What Does the Transactions Publish? What do Transactions' Readers Want to Read?

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):341 - 359
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    Research Problem: Investigate the match between content published by the Transactions and content sought by its readers. Research Questions: What content does the IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication publish? How does that compare to the content published by other journals in the field? And what content do readers of the Transactions want to read? Literature Review: Researchers in most ... View full abstract»

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  • Linguistic Politeness in Student-Team Emails: Its Impact on Trust Between Leaders and Members

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):360 - 375
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    Research Problem: Claims have been made about the impact of applying Linguistic Politeness Theory to workplace contexts. Linguistic politeness theory argues that speakers or senders of messages make language choices to soften potential face-threatening acts. These claims have not been empirically examined in regards to trust between leaders and members. Research Questions: (1) What effect does a l... View full abstract»

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  • Does Medium Matter? A Comparison of Initial Meeting Modes for Virtual Teams

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):376 - 391
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    Research Problem: There are no prior studies comparing modes of communication for virtual teams working over a substantial period of time that combined an initial synchronous desktop audio or video meeting with subsequent text-based computer-mediated communication (CMC). Research Questions: Does the initial medium condition impact decision-making quality, creativity, group development, and process... View full abstract»

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  • Designing and Developing Questionnaires for Translation Tutorial

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):392 - 405
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    Problem: Questionnaires are a popular method used by global companies to gain understanding or assess various aspects of their businesses. However, using a questionnaire across cultures requires extra effort in translating it into the target language(s) and culture(s) because a good questionnaire developed in one language/culture may not necessarily “travel well” across cultures due ... View full abstract»

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  • Culture, Communication and Cyberspace: Rethinking Technical Communication for International Online Environments Book Review

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):406 - 407
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  • Pervasive Information Architecture: Designing Cross-Channel User Experiences Book Review

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):408 - 409
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  • Correction to “Challenges to Project-Based Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) for Professional Communication in China”

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 410
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  • 2011 Index IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication Vol. 54

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):411 - 416
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  • IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication information for authors

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): C3
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  • IEEE Professional Communication Society Information

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Aims & Scope

The IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to applied research on professional communication--including but not limited to technical and business communication. It has been published since 1957 by the Professional Communication Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

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Meet Our Editors

Editor-in-Chief
George F. Hayhoe
Mercer University School of Eng.