USC Annenberg School for Communication
Information Pathways to Excellence


(in chronological order)


The study of human communication from three systems paradigms. PhD Dissertation, Michigan State University (Vince Farace, Advisor).

The effects of variation in the observable audience response ratios on attitude change, source credibility, and comprehension. MA Thesis, San Jose State University (Cal Hylton, Advisor).


Farace, R.V., Monge, P.R., & Russell, H.M.  (1977).  Communicating and organizing. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley.

Monge, P.R., & Cappella, J.N. (Eds.)  (1980).  Multivariate techniques in human  communication research.  New York:  Academic Press.

Patton, G., Monge, P.R., & Fulk, J.  (2000).  Policing Hawthorne.  Hawthorne, CA:  South Bay Press.

Williams, F., & Monge, P.R. (2001). Reasoning with statistics: How to read quantitative research. (5th ed.). New York: Harcourt.

Monge, P.R., & Contractor, N. (2003).  Theories of communication networks.  New York, Oxford University Press.

Journal Articles

Monge, P.R.  (1973).  Theory construction in the study of human communication:  The system paradigm.  Journal of Communication, 23, 5-16.

Monge, P.R., & Farace, R.V.  (1975).  Reinventing the wheel:  Comments on "Structuring communication in Work Groups."  Journal of Communication, 25, 195-200.

Cappella, J.N., & Monge, P.R.  (1976).  A cybernetic model of growth in a system of interpersonal communication.  Cybernetica, 559-575.

Monge, P.R., & Day, P.D.  (1976).  Multivariate analysis in communication research.  Human Communication Research, 2, 207-220.

Edwards, J.A., & Monge, P.R.  (1977).  The validation of mathematical indices of communication structure.  In B.D. Ruben (Ed.), Communication Yearbook (Vol. 1).  New Brunswick, NJ:  Transaction Books.

Monge, P.R.  (1977).  Alternative theoretical bases for the study of human communication. Communication Quarterly, 25, 19-29.

Monge, P.R., Edwards, J.A., & Kirste, K.K.  (1978).  The determinants of communication and communication structure in large organizations:  A review of research.  In B.D. Ruben (Ed.), Communication Yearbook (Vol. 2).  New Brunswick, NJ:  Transaction Books.

Monge, P.R., & Kirste, K.K.  (1980).  Measuring proximity in human organizations.  Social Psychology Quarterly, 43, 110-115.

Monge, P.R.  (1982).  Systems theory and research in the study of organizational communication:  The correspondence problem.  Human Communication Research, 8, 245-261.

Monge, P.R., Bachman, S.G., Dillard, J.P., & Eisenberg, E.M.  (1982).   Communication competence in the workplace:  Model testing and scale development.  In M. Burgoon (Ed.), Communication Yearbook 5 (pp. 505-528).  New Brunswick, NJ:  Transaction Books.

Eisenberg, E.M., Monge, P.R., & Miller, K.I.  (1983).  Involvement in  communication networks as a predictor of organizational commitment.  Human Communication Research, 10, 179-201.

Kirste, K.K., & Monge, P.R. (1983).  Computing dynamic organizational proximity:  the PROXTIME computer program.  Behavior Research Methods and Instrumentation, 15, 89-90.

Monge, P.R., Edwards, J.A., & Kirste, K.K.  (1983).  Determinants of communication network involvement:  Connectedness and integration.  Group & Organization Studies, 8, 83-111.

Monge, P.R., Wills, R.M., Day, P.D., & Boismier, J.M.  (1983).  The location of  information processing organizations.  Systems Objectives Solutions, 3, 73-88.

Eisenberg, E.M., Monge, P.R., and Farace, R.V.  (1984).  Coorientation on communication rules in managerial dyads.  Human Communication Research, 11, 261-271.

Monge, P.R., Farace, R.V., Eisenberg, E.M., White, L., & Miller, K.I.  (1984).  The process of studying process in organizational communication.  Journal of Communication, 34, 22-43.

Eisenberg, E.M., Farace, R.V., Monge, P.R., Bettinghaus, E.P., Kurchner- Hawkins, R., White, L., & Miller, K.I.  (1985).  Communication linkages in interorganizational systems:  Review and synthesis.  In B. Dervin & M.J. Voigt (Eds.), Progress in Communication Sciences, 6, 231-261.

Fink, E.L., & Monge, P.R.  (1985).  An exploration of confirmatory factor analysis.  In B. Dervin & M.J. Voigt (Eds.), Progress in Communication Sciences, 6, 167-197.

Monge, P.R., Rothman, L.W., Eisenberg, E.M., Miller, K.I., & Kirste, K.K. (1985).  The dynamics of organizational proximity.  Management Science, 31, 9, 1129-1141.

Miller, K.I., and Monge, P.R.  (1985).  The influence of social information on employee anxiety about organizational change.  Human Communication Research, 11, 365-386.

Miller, K.I., & Monge, P.R.  (1986).  Participation, satisfaction, and productivity:  A meta- analytic review.  Academy of Management Journal, 29, 4, 727-753.

Contractor, N.S., Fulk, J., Monge, P.R., & Singhal, A.  (1986).  Cultural assumptions that influence the implementation of communication technologies.  Vikalpa, 11, 4, 287-299.

Miller, K.I., & Monge, P.R.  (1987).  The development and test of a system of organizational participation and allocation.  In M. L. McLaughlin (Ed.), Communication Yearbook 10 (pp. 431-455).  Beverly Hills, CA:  Sage.

Monge, P.R. (1990) Theoretical and analytical issues in studying organizational processes.  Organization Science, 1, 406-430.
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Monge, P.R., Cozzens, M., & Contractor, N.S. (1992).  Communication and motivational predictors of the dynamics of organizational innovation.  Organization Science, 3, 250-274.

Fulk, J., Flanagin, A., Kalman, M., Monge, P.R , & Ryan, T.,  (1996),  Connective and communal public goods in interactive communication systems.  Communication Theory, 6,  60-87.
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Monge, P.R., Fulk, J., Kalman, M., Flanagin, A.,  Parnassa, C., & Rumsey, S. (1998).  Production of collective action in alliance-based interorganizational communication and information systems.  Organization Science, 9, 411-433.
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Riley, P., & Monge, P.R. (1998).  Introduction:  Communication in the global community.  Communication Resesarch,
25, 355-358.

Monge, P.R.  (1998).  Communication structures and processes in globalization.  Journal of Communication, 48, 142-153.
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DeSanctis, G.D, & Monge, P.R.  (1999).  Communication processes for virtual organizations.  Organization Science,10, 693-703.  Also published in Journal of Computer Mediated Communication.

Monge, P.R., Fulk, J., Parnassa, C., Flanagin, A., Rumsey, S., & Kalman, M.  (1999).  Cooperative interagency approaches to the illegal drug problem.  International Journal of Police Science & Management. 2, 229-241.

Flanagin, A., Monge, P.R., and Fulk, J. (2001). The value of formative investments in organizational federations.  Human Communication Research, 27, 69-93.

Kalman, M.K., Monge, P.R., Fulk, J., & Heino, R.  (2002). Motivations to resolve communication dilemmas in database-mediated collaboration. Communication Research, 29, 125-154.
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Contractor, N., & Monge, P. R,  (2002).  Managing knowledge networks.  Management Communication Quarterly, 16, 249-258.

Matei, S., & Monge, P.R.  (2003).  Globalization, communication, and democracy between 1989-1999. Sfera Politicii, 11, 18-24.

Monge, P. R., & Matei, S. (2004). The role of the global telecommunications network in bridging economic and political divides, 1989 to 1999. Journal of Communication, 54, 1-21.
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Fulk, J., Heino, R., Flanagin, A., Monge, P., & Bar, F. (2004). A test of the individual action model of organizational information commons. Organization Science, 15, 569-585.
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Yuan, Y., Fulk, J., Shumate, M., Monge, P., Bryant, J.A., & Matsaganis, M. (2005).  Individual Participation in Organizational Information Commons: The Impact of  Team Level Social Influence and Intranet Competency.  Human Communication Research, 31, 212-240.
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Shumate, M., Fulk, J., Monge, P. (2005).  Predictors of the International HIV–AIDS INGO Network Over Time.  Human Communication Research, 31, 482-510.
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Shumate, M., Bryant, J.A., Monge, P. (2005).  Storytelling and Globalization:  The Complex Narratives of Netwar.  Emergence: Complexity and Organization, 7, 74-84.
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Yuan, Y., Fulk, J., & Monge. (2007). Connective and communal transactive memories. Communication Research. 34(2), 131-155.
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Lee, S., Monge, P.R., Bar, F., Matei, S. (2007, in press). The Emergence of Clusters in Global Telecommunications Networks. Journal of Communication.

Hoffman, B. R., Monge, P. R., Valente, T. W., & Chow, C.-P. (2007, in press). The roles of perceived peer influence and peer selection on adolescent smoking. Addictive Behaviors.

Book Chapters

Monge, P.R.  (1980).  Organizational communication:  Issues and priorities for the 1980's.  In G.M. Goldhaber & O. A. Wiio (Eds.), Proceedings of organizational communication conference.  Department of Communication, State University of New York at Buffalo.

Monge, P.R.  (1980).  Multivariate Multiple Regression.  In P.R. Monge & J.N. Cappella  (Eds.), Multivariate techniques in human communication research.  New York:  Academic Press.

Monge, P.R., and Miller, G.R.  (1985).  Communication networks.  In A. Kuper  and J. Kuper (Eds.), The Social Science Encyclopaedia (pp. 130-132).  Runsburgerweg, The Netherlands:  Routledge and Kegan Paul.

Monge, P.R. & Cozzens, M.D.  (1986).  Innovation through participatory management:  The case for the Scanlon process.  In D. Gray, T. Solomon & W.H. Hetzner (Eds.), Strategies and Practices for Technological Innovation (pp. 319-329).  Amsterdam, The Netherlands:  Elsevier.

Monge, P.R.  (1987).  Communication at the network level.  In C.R. Berger and  S. Chaffee (Eds.), Handbook of communication science (pp. 239-270).  Newbury Park, CA:  Sage.

Monge, P.R., & Eisenberg, E.M.  (1987).  Emergent communication networks.  In  F.M. Jablin, L.L. Putnam, K.H. Roberts, and L.W. Porter, (Eds.), Handbook of organizational communication (pp. 304-342).  Newbury Park, CA:  Sage.

Monge, P.R., & Contractor, N.  (1988).  Communication networks:  Measurement techniques.  In C.H. Tardy (Ed.), A handbook for the study of human communication (pp. 107-138).  Norwood, NJ:  Ablex.

Monge, P.R., & Miller, K.I.  (1988).  Communication processes in participative systems.  In G.M. Goldhaber (Ed.), Handbook of organizational communication (pp. 213-230).  New York, NY:  Ablex.

Monge, P.R. (1993).  (Re)Designing dynamic organizations.  In G.P. Huber &  Glick W.H. (Eds.), Mastering organizational change (pp. 323-345).  Oxford, England:  Oxford University Press.

Monge, P.R.  (1995).  Global network organizations.  In R. Cesaria & P.S. Shockley-Zalabak (Eds.), Organization means communication.  (Pp.  135-151).  Rome, Italy:  SIPI

Monge, P.R. & Contractor, N.S.  (1995).  Communication networks.  In A. Kuper & J. Kuper (Eds.), Social Science Encyclopedia (2nd Ed., pp 108-109).  London, England:  Routledge.

Monge, P.R., & Kalman, M.  (1996).  Sequentiality, simultaneity, and synchronicity in human communication.   In J. Watt and A. Van Lear (Eds.), Cycles and dynamic patterns in communication processes  (Pp. 71-92).  New York, NY:  Ablex.

Monge, P.R., Fulk, J., Parnassa, C.,  Flanagin, A.,  Rumsey, S., & Kalman, M.  (1996).  Cooperative interagency approaches to the illegal drug problem.  In M. Pagon (Ed.),  Policing in Central and Eastern Europe:  Comparing firsthand knowledge with experience from the West.  (Pp. 279-298).  Ljubljana, Slovenia: College of Police and Security Studies.

Monge, P.R. (1998).  Communication Theory in a Globalizing World.  In J. S. Trent (Ed.). 
Communication:  Views from the helm for the 21st century.  (pp. 3-7).  Boston, MA:  Allyn and Bacon.

Monge, P.R. & Fulk, J.  (1999).  Communication technology for global network organizations.  In G. DeSanctis & J. Fulk (Eds.),  Communication technology and organizational forms.  (pp. 71-100).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.

Monge, P.R., & Contractor, N.S. (2001).  Emergence of communication networks.  In F.M. Jablin and L.L. Putnam (Eds.), Newhandbook of organizational communication (Pp. 440-502).  Newbury Park, CA:  Sage.

Hollingshead, A. B., Fulk, J., and Monge, P.  (2002).  Fostering intranet knowledge-sharing: An integration of transactive memory and public goods approaches.  In S. Keisler & P. Hines (Eds.),  Distributed Work:  New Research on Working across Distance using Technology (Pp. 235-255).  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Contractor, N.S., & Monge, P.R. (2003). Adversarial networks. In R. Brieger and K. Carley (Eds.).  Dynamic Social Network Modeling and Analysis (Pp. 324-344).  Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences Press.

Fulk, J., Monge, P.R., & Hollingshead, A. B. (in press).  Knowledge resource sharing in dispersed multinational teams: Three Theoretical Lens.  In Shapiro, D., von Glinow, M. A., and Schoonhoven, C. B.. (Eds.), Managing Multinational Teams:  Cultural, Organizational, and National-Influences.

Mohrman, S. A., Galbraith, J. R., & Monge, P. R. (in press).  Network attributes impacting the generation and flow of knowledge with and from the basic science community. In J. Hage and M. Meeus (Ed.), New Directions in Research on Innovation, Learning, and Institutional Change. Oxford University Press.

Yuan, Y., Monge, P. R., & Fulk, J. (In press, 2005). Social capital and transactive memory systems in work groups: A multilevel approach. In K. Mark Weaver (Ed.), Best Paper Proceedings of the Sixty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (CD), ISSN 1543-8643.

Mohrman, S. A., Galbraith, J. R., & Monge, P. R. (2006). Network attributes impacting the generation and flow of knowledge with and from the basic science community. In J. Hage and M. Meeus (Ed.), New Directions in Research on Innovation, Learning, and Institutional Change (Pp.196-216). Oxford University Press.

Journal Articles in Preparation

Shumate, M., Bryant, J.A., Monge, P., Matsaganis, M., Yuan, Y., & Fulk, J.  (Mostly written but not yet submitted). The impact of task assignments on knowledge networks.

Bryant, J.A., Shumate, M., Matsaganis, M. Monge, P. Yuan, Y. & Fulk, J. Convergence of group transactive memory.  (Data are gathered.  Paper is outlined, some parts of text written, some parts of analysis completed.)

Monge, P.R., Heise, B.R., & Margolin, D. Network evolution in organizational communities. (Will be submitted to Communication Theory within the month.)

Heise, B.R., & Monge, P. R. Organizational Network Implications of Relating as Communicating: Recommendations for Prudent Uses of the Multitheoretical, Multilevel Framework. (First draft completed.).

Monge, P., Fulk, J., Chatterjee, J., Heiss, B.M.R., Lee, S., Margolin, D.B., Shen, C., Stephens, K. & Weber, M.S.. The structural evolution of organizational communities: How Variation, Selection, and Retention processes operate in NGO networks. (First draft completed.)

Shen, C. & Monge, P. The network structure of the Open Source Software community. (First draft completed.).

Stephens, K., Fulk, J., & Monge, P. Cupid alliances, Exploring behavior dynamics during alliance formation between unembedded organizations. (First draft completed)

Weber, M. S., & Monge, P. Brokerage in On-Line News Networks. (First draft completed.)

Journal Articles under Review

Bryant, J. A., & Monge, P. R. The evolution of the Children’s Television Community, 1953-2003. International Journal of Communication.

Yuan, Y., Monge, P. R., & Fulk, J. (Under Review). The impact of social capital on the development of transactive memory systems in work groups: A multilevel approach. Human Relations.