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IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication

Issue 4 • Date Dec. 2012

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  • [Table of contents - Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): C1
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  • IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication publication information

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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 293
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  • Research Article Structure of Research Article Introductions in Three Engineering Subdisciplines

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):294 - 309
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    This study aims to provide scholars with insight into the task of writing research articles. Research questions: (1) What are the generic structures of research article introductions in three engineering subdisciplines? and (2) What are variations that distinguish the introductions of one subdiscipline from the others? Literature review: Swales's genre analysis method has proved to be an effective... View full abstract»

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  • Research Article The Role of Leadership and Contextualization on Citizenship Behaviors in Distributed Teams: A Relational Capital Perspective

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):310 - 324
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    Research problem: This study provides insights into the role that a leader plays in improving relational capital, thereby motivating team members' citizenship behaviors in distributed teams. We address the following research questions: (1) What is the role of inspirational leadership in cultivating relational capital (i.e., reciprocity and commitment) in distributed teams? (2) Are team members' ci... View full abstract»

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  • Research Article Electronic Media Variety and Virtual Team Performance: The Mediating Role of Task Complexity Coping Mechanisms

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):325 - 344
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    Research problem: Much of the research on electronic communication media so far has been characterized by a focus on the impact that specific media may have on individuals and teams, as opposed to the impact that multiple media, when used in combination, may have on individuals and teams. Research questions: (1) Does a high degree of media variety facilitate the implementation of team mechanisms f... View full abstract»

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  • Research Article Phishing Susceptibility: An Investigation Into the Processing of a Targeted Spear Phishing Email

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):345 - 362
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    Research problem: Phishing is an email-based scam where a perpetrator camouflages emails to appear as a legitimate request for personal and sensitive information. Research question: How do individuals process a phishing email, and determine whether to respond to it? Specifically, this study examines how users' attention to “visual triggers” and “phishing deception indicators&#... View full abstract»

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  • Teaching Case Using a Research in Technical and Scientific Communication Class to Teach Essential Workplace Skills

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):363 - 377
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    Teaching problem: Undergraduate research at the university level often focuses on the production of a traditional research paper, one with an academic orientation, often information heavy and analysis light, emphasizing the importance of secondary sources and documentation style over the process of inquiry. What approaches to undergraduate research would enable aspiring technical communicators to ... View full abstract»

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  • 2012 Index IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication Vol. 55

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):381 - 385
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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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George F. Hayhoe
Mercer University School of Eng.