University of Southern California

Robyn Walker
Associate Professor of Clinical Management Communication

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

Phone: 
213-821-5444
Education: 
PhD, MS, University of Utah; MBA, University of Phoenix, BA, Boise State University

Overview

Robyn Walker studies communication and decision making in teams. Her research has been published in the American Communication Journal, International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations, International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, and Business Communication Quarterly. In 2005-2006, she was a Mellon Fellow.

Research

Walker, R. C., and Aritz, J. M. (2015) "Women Doing Leadership: The Double Bind and Leadership Styles," International Journal of Business Communication.
Walker, R. C., and Aritz, J. M., Leadership Talk: A Discourse Approach to Leader Emergence., Business Expert Press, LLC, New York, NY 2014.
Walker, R. C. (2014) "Strategic Management Communication for Leaders," Cengage Learning (3rd Edition).
Aritz, J. M., and Walker, R. C. (2014) "Leadership Styles in Multicultural Groups: Americans and East Asians Working Together," International Journal of Business Communication..
Walker, R. C., Dufrene, D., and Lehman, C. (2014) "BCOM," Cengage Learning (6th Edition).
Walker, R. C. (2013) "BCOM 5th Edition," South-Western Cengage Learning (5th).
Aritz, J. M., and Walker, R. C. (2012) "Three Leadership Communication Styles,".
Aritz, J. M., and Walker, R. C., Aritz, J., and Walker, R., eds. Discourse Perspectives on Organizational Communication, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Lanham, Maryland 2012.
Aritz, J. M., and Walker, R. C., "Introduction," in Aritz, J., and Walker, R., eds., Discourse Perspectives on Organizational Communication, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2012.
Aritz, J. M., and Walker, R. C., "The effects of leadership style on intercultural group communication in decision-making meetings," in Heynderickx, P., Dieltjens, S., Jacobs, G., Gillaerts, P., and de Groot, E., eds., The Language Factor in International Business: New Perspectives on Research, Teaching and Practice, Linguistic Insights series. Bern: Peter Lang 2012.
Aritz, J. M., and Walker, R. C. (2010) "Cross-cultural leadership styles," The Global Business and Technology Association.
Aritz, J. M., and Walker, R. C. (2010) "Cognitive organization and identity maintenance in cross-cultural teams: A discourse analysis of decision-making meetings," Journal of Business Communication, 47 (1), 20-42.
Aritz, J. M., and Walker, R. C. (2009) "Cognitive organization and identity maintenance in cross-cultural teams: A discourse analysis of decision-making meetings," Journal of Business Communication , 47 (1), 20-42.
Walker, R. C. (2008) "Creating Significant Learning Experiences in the Business Communication Classroom," Proceedings, 2007 Association of Business Communication, 72nd International Convention.
Aritz, J. M., and Walker, R. C. (2007) "The Effects of Team Composition on Multicultural Group Performance," The International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, 7 (2), 225-230.
Walker, R. C. (2007) "An Alternative Construction of Identity: A Study of Place-Based Identity and Its Implications," American Communication Journal, 9 (3), 1-17.
Aritz, J. M., and Walker, R. C. (2007) "The Effects of Team Composition on the Performance in Decision-making Meetings.," 2007 Hawaii International Conference on Business Proceedings.
Aritz, J. M., and Walker, R. C. (2007) "Multicultural Team Dynamics and Attitudes about Group Work," Southwest Academy of Management Proceedings 614-632.
Walker, R. C., and Aritz, J. M. (2006) "A Videotaped Interaction Analysis of Member Contribution in Multicultural Groups," The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 6 (4), 141-150.
Aritz, J. M., and Walker, R. C., "Leadership in Intercultural Dialogue: A Discursive Approach," in Haydari, N., and Holmes, P., eds., Case Studies in Intercultural Dialogue , Kendall Hunt Publishing.