Doing leadership in intercultural workplace contexts
Holmes, J. (2011) Doing leadership in intercultural workplace contexts. In: Conference at the Research Center on Multilingualism, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, May 5th, 2011 (Unpublished)Full text not available from this repository.
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Workplace leaders are required to balance the often conflicting demands of different facets of social identity including gender identity, professional identity and ethnic identity. Adopting a social constructionist framework, and drawing on the extensive research of the Wellington Language in the Workplace Project, this paper examines how leaders in a range of professional organisations manage the conflicts and complexities of reconciling different aspects of their leadership role. The analysis identifies a range of different discourse strategies used to accomplish this balancing act, encompassing both formal and formulaic routines in some contexts, alongside informal pragmatic particles and colloquialisms in others. The analysis is contextualised within a theoretical framework developed by the Language in the Workplace project team.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (Lecture)|
|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|
|Official Date:||5 May 2011|
|Status:||Not Peer Reviewed|
|Conference Paper Type:||Lecture|
|Title of Event:||Conference at the Research Center on Multilingualism|
|Type of Event:||Conference|
|Location of Event:||University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany|
|Date(s) of Event:||May 5th, 2011|
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