ISBN-10:
0895033720
ISBN-13:
2900895033726
Pub. Date:
08/01/2007
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Communicative Practices in Workplaces and the Professions: Cultural Perspectives on the Regulation of Discourse and Organizations / Edition 1

Communicative Practices in Workplaces and the Professions: Cultural Perspectives on the Regulation of Discourse and Organizations / Edition 1

by Mark Zachry
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ISBN-13: 2900895033726
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/01/2007
Series: Baywood's Technical Communications Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Understanding Regulative Processes, Practices, and Effects
Chapter 1
Using Texts to Manage Continuity and Change in an Activity System Dorothy Winsor
Chapter 2
Regularized Practices: Genres, Improvisation, and Identity Formation in Health-Care Professions Catherine F. Schryer, Lorelei Lingard, and Marlee Spafford
Chapter 3
Who Killed Rex? Tracing a Message Through Three Kinds of Networks Clay Spinuzzi
Chapter 4
The PowerPoint Presentation and Its Corollaries: How Genres Shape Communicative Action in Organizations JoAnne Yates and Wanda Orlikowski
Chapter 5
Reason and Rationalization: Modes of Argumentation among Health-Care Professionals Martin Ruef
Chapter 6
Writing and Relationship in Academic Culture Kenneth J. Gergen

Part II: Regulation and the Possibilities of Action: Agency, Empowerment, and Power
Chapter 7
Shifting Agency: Agency, Kairos, and the Possibilities of Social Action Carl G. Herndl and Adela C. Licona
Chapter 8
Rhetoric of Empowerment: Genre, Activity, and the Distribution of Capital David Clark
Chapter 9
Power as Interactional Accomplishment: An Ethnomethodological Perspective on the Regulation of Communicative Practice in Organizations Barbara Schneider

Part III: Critical Research Perspectives
Chapter 10
Discourse and Regulation: Critical Text Analysis in Workplace Studies Brenton Faber
Chapter 11
The Antenarrative Turn in Narrative Studies David M. Boje
Chapter 12
Hearing Discourse Robert P. Gephart, Jr.

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