Leadership, discourse and ethnicity
Holmes, J., Marra, Meredith and Vine, Bernadette (2012) Leadership, discourse and ethnicity. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199730759Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730759...
This book is about workplace discourse and it examines the relationships among leadership, ethnicity, and language use. Taking a social constructionist approach to the ways in which leadership is enacted through discourse, the book problematizes the concept of ethnicity and demonstrates the importance of context—particularly the community of practice—in determining what counts as relevant in the analysis of ethnicity. The chapters analyze everyday workplace interactions supplemented by interview data to examine the ways in which workplace leaders use language to achieve their transactional and relational goals in contrasting “ethnicized” contexts, two of which are Māori and two European/Pākehā. The analysis pays special attention to the roles of ethnic values, beliefs, and orientations in talk.
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for Applied Linguistics|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Place of Publication:||Oxford, U.K.|
|Book Title:||Leadership, Discourse, and Ethnicity|
|Official Date:||12 January 2012|
|Number of Pages:||216|
|Status:||Not Peer Reviewed|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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