Jolanta Aritz

Professor of Clinical Business Communication
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PhD, University of Southern California; MA, University of Illinois - Chicago; BA, Vilnius University

Jolanta Aritz specializes in intercultural business communication, small-group decision-making, and leadership communication. Professor Aritz is co-author (with Robyn Walker) of the book Leadership Talk: A Discourse Approach to Leader Emergence and co-editor of the Discourse Perspectives on Organizational Communication book which received the 2012 Distinguished Publication on Business Communication award from the Association of Business Communication. She received awards from the USC Fund for Innovative Undergraduate Teaching (2008), the USC Mellon Mentoring Grant (2006), the USC Advancing Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences Initiative (2007), CIBER International Research Fund (2010), and the C.R. Anderson Research Foundation for Innovative Research in Business Communication (2011). Professor Aritz is a former Fulbright scholar and serves on the USC Advisory Committee on National and International Graduate Fellowships.
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Carolin Fleischmann, Jolanta Aritz, Peter Cardon () "Language Proficiency and Media Synchronicity Theory: The Impact of Media Capabilities on Satisfaction and Inclusion in Multilingual Virtual Teams ,"  HICSS  52.
Robyn Walker, Peter Cardon, Jolanta Aritz () "Enhancing global virtual small group communication skills. ,"  Journal of Intercultural Communication Research  47, 421-433.
Jolanta Aritz, Robyn Walker, Peter Cardon, Lisa () "Discourse of leadership: The power of questions in organizational decision making ,"  International Journal of Business Communication  54, 161-182.
Jolanta Aritz, Carolin Fleischmann, Laura Faulter () "The impact of perceived foreign language proficiency on hybrid team culture ,".
Carolin Fleischmann, Laura Folter, Jolanta Aritz () "The impact of perceived foreign language proficiency on hybrid team culture ,"  International Journal of Business Communication.
Jolanta Aritz, Peter Cardon, Robyn Walker () "Coordination and Media Use in Virtual Teams ,"  Quarterly Journal of Business and Professional Communication  81, 222-243.
Peter Cardon, Robyn Walker, Jolanta Aritz, Minna Loggeman () "A project management approach to developing virtual team skills ,"  International Journal of Case Method Research & Application   28.
Jolanta Aritz, Kimberly Brower () "From Electronic Engagement to Cultural Competence: Utilizing Online Emergent Practices to Develop a Hybrid Training Program for USA Pavilion Student Ambassadors Program ,"  Association for Business Communication.
Robyn Walker, Jolanta Aritz () "Women Doing Leadership: Leadership Styles and Organizational Culture ,"  International Journal of Business Communication  52, 452-478.
Jolanta Aritz, Robyn Walker () "Leadership in Intercultural Dialogue: A Discursive Approach ,"  Case Studies in Intercultural Dialogue.
Jolanta Aritz, Robyn Walker () "Women doing leadership: The double bind and leadership styles ,"  Proceedings of EURAM 2014 (European Academy of Management).
Jolanta Aritz, Robyn Walker () "Doing leadership: The double bind. ,"  Proceedings of the 15th conference of the National Business and Economics Society.
Jolanta Aritz, Francesca Bargiela-Chiappini () "Introduction ,"  Journal of Business Communication.
Jolanta Aritz, Robyn Walker () "Leadership Styles in Multicultural Groups: Americans and East Asians Working Together ,"  International Journal of Business Communication..
Robyn Walker, Jolanta Aritz () "Leadership Talk: A Discourse Approach to Leader Emergence. ,"  Business Expert Press, LLC.
Jolanta Aritz, Robyn Walker () "Three Leadership Communication Styles ,".
Jolanta Aritz () "Anatomy of an Undergraduate Business Study Tour Revisited: An Integrated Approach ,".
Jolanta Aritz, Robyn Walker () "Discourse Perspectives on Organizational Communication ,"  Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.
Jolanta Aritz, Robyn Walker () "Introduction ,"  Discourse Perspectives on Organizational Communication, 1.
Jolanta Aritz, Robyn Walker () "The effects of leadership style on intercultural group communication in decision-making meetings ,"  The Language Factor in International Business: New Perspectives on Research, Teaching and Practice  Linguistic Insights series. Bern: Peter Lang, Section 2: Intercultural Communication, 131-150.
Jolanta Aritz () "chapter 2.C. Management Communication ,"  Handbook of Professional Communication  Routledge, Management Communication.
Jolanta Aritz, Robyn Walker () "Cross-cultural leadership styles ,"  The Global Business and Technology Association.
Jolanta Aritz () "Multicultural groups in decision-making meetings: Language proficiency and group performance. ,"  Journal of Asian Pacific Communication  20, 307-321.
Jolanta Aritz, Robyn Walker () "Cognitive organization and identity maintenance in cross-cultural teams: A discourse analysis of decision-making meetings ,"  Journal of Business Communication  47, 20-42.
Jolanta Aritz, Robyn Walker () "Cognitive organization and identity maintenance in cross-cultural teams: A discourse analysis of decision-making meetings ,"  Journal of Business Communication   47, 20-42.
Jolanta Aritz, Robyn Walker () "The Effects of Team Composition on Multicultural Group Performance ,"  The International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations  7, 225-230.
Jolanta Aritz, Robyn Walker () "The Effects of Team Composition on the Performance in Decision-making Meetings. ,"  2007 Hawaii International Conference on Business Proceedings.
Jolanta Aritz, Robyn Walker () "Multicultural Team Dynamics and Attitudes about Group Work ,"  Southwest Academy of Management Proceedings, 614-632.
Robyn Walker, Jolanta Aritz () " A Videotaped Interaction Analysis of Member Contribution in Multicultural Groups ,"  The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management  6, 141-150.
Jolanta Aritz () "Language Loss or Linguistic Innovation: Controversial Evidence from American Lithuanian Discourse ,"  Lituanus Foundation, Inc. .
Jolanta Aritz () "The Beginnings of Language Loss in Discourse: A case study of referentiality in American Lithuanian. ,"  Sociolinguistic and Psycholinguistic Perspectives on Maintenance and Loss of Minority Languages, pp. 235-249.
Jolanta Aritz () "The Effects of the Primarily Oral Function of American Lithuanian on Writing ,"  Applied Linguistics  12:2, pp. 149-171.
Jolanta Aritz () ""Self," "Familiar," and "Others" in the Narrative Structure of American Lithuanian ,"  Lituanus Foundation Inc., pp. 65-80.
Jolanta Aritz () "Evidence Against Monostylism in Language Loss Situations: Subject Focus Constructions in American Lithuanian ,"  Vilnius University Press, pp. 83-90.
Jolanta Aritz () "The Problem of Identity in Emigre and Full Language ,"  Stockholm University Press.