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The existing academic field of corporate silence is relatively young. After an exstensive literature review, we can recommend these primary publications:

  • Morrison, E.W. & Milliken, F.J. (2003). Speaking Up, Remaining Silent: The Dynamics of Voice and Silence in Organizations’, Journal of Management Studies 40(6), p. 1353-1358.


  • Greenberg, J. &  Edwards, M.S. (2009). Voice and silence in organizations. View preview of the book


  • Perlow, L. & Williams, S. (2003), ‘Is Silence Killing Your Company?’, Harvard Business Review, Vol 81 (5): p 52-59.


  • Morrison, F. J., Milliken E.W., & Hewlin, P. F. (2003). An exploratory study of employee silence: issues that employees don’t communicate upward and why. Journal of Management Studies, 40(6), 1453-1476.


  • Vakola, M., & Bouradas, D. (2005). Antecedents and consequences of organisational silence: an empirical investigation. Employee Relations, 27(5), 441-458.


  • Van Dyne, L., Ang, S., & Botero, I. C. (2003). Conceptualizing employee silence and employee voice as multidimensional constructs. Journal of Management Studies, 40(6), 1359-1392.


Interested in the complete background on corporate silence?

For now the book will only be available in Dutch. It is being printed now, and available in June. You can preorder your copy here, at Adformatie Group.

The research that formed the basis of the book, including an extended literature review is available in English. Interested? Let us know
and e-mail Mark