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Pam Lutgen-Sandvik is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication and Journalism. She teaches and researches in the area of organizational communication and researches both positive and negative interactions in the workplace.

In spring 2013, Dr. Lutgen-Sandvik is teaching organizational communication at the undergraduate level at UNM West and at the graduate level on the main campus.

Her office hours in the spring 2013 semester are Monday nights by appointment. Email to make an appointment for meetings during these times.

Take a look at my book "Destructive Organizational Communication: Processes, Consequences, and Constructive Ways of Organizing" Click here to view



Positive Communication in Organizations

Positive Organizing

Negative and Positive Social Interactions in Organizations

Emotions in Organizations

Workplace Bullying and Harassment


Selected Publications

Lutgen-Sandvik, P., & Tracy, S.J. (2012). Answering five key questions about workplace bullying: How communication scholarship provides thought leadership for transforming abuse at work. Management Communication Quarterly, 26(1), 3-47. click here

Lutgen-Sandvik, P., Riforigate, S. & Fletcher, C.V. (2011) Work as a Source of Positive Emotional Experiences (2009 Top Paper (National Communication Association, Organizational Communication Division) Click here

Namie, G., & Lutgen-Sandvik, P. (2010) Active and Passive Accomplices: The Communal Character of Workplace Bullying . International Journal of Communication, 4 , 343-373. Click here

Lutgen-Sandvik, P. (2008). Intensive remedial identity work: Responses to workplace bullying as trauma and stigma. Organization Special Issue (Managing Identities in Complex Organizations), 15 (1), 97-119. 2009 Article of the Year (National Communication Association, Organizational Communication Division) Click here

Lutgen-Sandvik, P. (2006). Take this job and ...: Quitting and other forms of resistance to workplace bullying. Communication Monographs, 73, 406-433. (Outstanding Scholarly Article in Applied Communication . Applied Communication Division, National Communication Association) Click here



Strengths' Test

Positivity Self-Test

Positive Leadership Assessment

Implementing Positive Leadership

Personal Management Interview Process (PMI)

Best-self Feedback Process

Employee's Best-work Experiences

Benefits of Positive Emotions

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