Jason's New Blog

I know, after years of being asked to blog about communication, I've finally broken down and created a new blog. Please take a second and see what's going on with me, my research, or my opinions about various issues related to human communication, organizational communication, or workplace learning and human performance imrpovement. More...

Over the next few months, I have a number of new books coming out. In July, the 6th Edition of Communication Apprehension, Avoidance, and Effectiveness coauthored with Virginia P. Richmond and James McCroskey will be available (Published by Allyn & Bacon). In November the two-volume set on Workplace Communication published by Praeger will be available. Also in November, look for the 2nd edition of Quantiative Research Methods for Communication.

Like Any good academic I'm always working on new and exciting research and book projects. Here are just a few of the current projects I'm working on:



Wrench, J. S., Schuman, J., & Flayhan, D. (2013). Casing public relations. Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt.

Wrench, J. S., & Punyanunt-Carter, N. (2014). Organizational communication: Practice, Research, and Theory. Irvington, NY: Flat World Knowledge.

Wrench, J. S., Johnson, D. I., & Citera, M. (2015). Workplace learning and performance improvement: Training, development, and communication for the modern organization. Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt.

Conference Papers

New Research Areas:

Wrench, J. S., Cohen, B. *, Wenk, J. *, & Rossiter, J. * (2009). An analysis of the perceptions, misconceptions, and stereotypes of men within the field of nursing. Manuscript in preparation.

Carravetta, O. L. *, & Wrench, J. S. (2008). An analysis of the impact of stereotypes on people’s perceptions of flight attendants. Manuscript in preparation.

Berletch, N. *, Powley, C. *, Wrench, J. S., & Wehr, A. * (2006). The interrelationships between positive feedback and coaching in the workplace. Manuscript in preparation.

Lumbatis, R. D. *, & Wrench, J. S. (2006). Avoiding purgatory: The effect of a social workplace. Manuscript in preparation.

Punyanunt-Carter, N., & Wrench, J. S. (2006a). The influence of domestic vs. international professor on student perceptions of instructor communication. Manuscript in preparation.