Sarah K. Gunning

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This study describes the results of two structural equation models tested within the nonprofit industry. Prior research requested that researchers assess complexity of proposal development, including collaborative and computer-based authoring. Complex interactions are difficult to directly measure, but factor analysis can account for latent variables. The(More)
In this paper, the researcher investigates grant writers' perspectives on knowledge management practices within nonprofit organizations. The researcher uses survey data (n = 448) to assess where organizations fall within JoAnn Hackos's Information Process Maturity Model (IPMM) [1]. The paper asks, how do proposal writers perceive current documentation(More)
In 1970, Alvin Toffler described “adhocracies”—teams of specialists deployed to swarm a project, solve the problem, and disperse at its completion, reforming in a different configuration depending on the next project’s needs. In All Edge: Inside the New Workplace Networks, Clay Spinuzzi introduces the idea of “all‐edge‐adhocracies” (AEAs), where specialists(More)
While many studies have investigated postgraduate professionals' perceptions of collaborative writing skills, few investigate undergraduates' perceptions before graduation. The purpose of this study was to provide a place for students to critically assess the communication and writing skills they bring to the workplace, and articulate how those skills will(More)
This experience report presents the results of a year-long case history of testing strategies of introducing critical listening processes to technical communication students. The study investigates two graduate introductory technical writing courses (a total of 41 students, 4 clients) over two semesters. The report traces learning the institution's typical(More)
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