Power and professional identity in the workplace: models, methods and interpretations
Holmes, J. (2009) Power and professional identity in the workplace: models, methods and interpretations. In: Halliday Centre Guest Lecture, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, May 20, 2009 (Unpublished)Full text not available from this repository.
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Interacting on a daily basis with colleagues and superiors in the workplace poses interesting and subtle discursive challenges for individuals, especially those in leadership positions. Through their talk, leaders need to simultaneously construct themselves as responsible professionals oriented to the transactional goals of the organisation, and as caring colleagues, concerned with developing and maintaining supportive and positive workplace relationships. This talk illustrates how the Wellington Language in the Workplace (LWP) Project tracked such discursive accomplishments by female and male leaders in a range of different New Zealand organisations, including some with distinctive ethnic orientations. The distinctive and innovative approach of the LWP Project will be discussed and illustrated.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (Lecture)|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for Applied Linguistics|
|Date:||20 May 2009|
|Status:||Not Peer Reviewed|
|Conference Paper Type:||Lecture|
|Title of Event:||Halliday Centre Guest Lecture|
|Type of Event:||Other|
|Location of Event:||City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China|
|Date(s) of Event:||May 20, 2009|
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