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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 165.00
What is an organization? What are the building blocks that ultimately constitute this social form, so pervasive in our daily life? Like Augustine facing the problem of time, we all know what an organization is, but we seem unable to explain it. This book brings an original answer by mobilizing concepts traditionally reserved to linguistics, analytical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
This work provides an exceptional case study, shedding light onto the functioning of an actual corporate board of directors. It presents analysis of a series of corporate management meetings shown in the 1974 documentary film, Corporation: After Mr. Sam . The film chronicles the discussion and communication processes as a company considers how to... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89
How can we study organizations from a discursive perspective? What are the characteristics, strengths and weaknesses of each perspective on organizational discourse? To what extent do discourse and communication constitute the organizational world? This accessible book addresses these questions by showing how classical organizational themes, objects... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 135.00
What happens when people communicate or dialogue with each other? This is the daunting question that this book proposes to address by starting from a controversial hypothesis: What if human interactants were not the only ones to be considered, paraphrasing Austin (1962), as ?doing things with words?? That is, what if other ?things? could also be granted... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00
This study pertains to the field of studies on Textual Genetics and Enunciation Linguistics and is aimed at analyzing the forms of representation of verbal erasures occurring during the writing process of a story made up by two Brazilian pupils (7 years old). Having assumed “haphazardness” and “dialogism” as the central phenomena... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
Recipient of the '2013 Top Edited Book Award', by the Organizational Communication Division of the National Communication Association (USA) This timely collection addresses central issues in organizational communication theory on the nature of organizing and organization. The unique strength of this volume is its contribution to the conception... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
Communication as Organizing unites multiple reflections on the role of language under a single rubric: the organizing role of communication. Stemming from Jim Taylor's earlier work, The Emergent Organization: Communication as Its Site and Surface (LEA, 2000), the volume editors present a communicational answer to the question, "what is an organization?"... more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69
This book examines language and communication as an inherent part of on-going organizational processes. It explores language and communication as constitutive of work; analyses how they actually 'work'; and examines their role as part of strategic and institutional work in and around organizational phenomena. more...