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  • Leadership Discourse at Workby Dr Stephanie Schnurr

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    Employing a discourse analytical approach this book focuses on the under-researched strategy of humour to illustrate how discursive performances of leadership are influenced by gender and workplace culture. Far from being a superfluous strategy that distracts from business, humour performs a myriad of important functions in the workplace context. more...

  • Exploring Professional Communicationby Stephanie Schnurr

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those beginning postgraduate studies, or taking an introductory MA course as well as advanced undergraduates. Titles in the series are also ideal for language professionals returning to... more...

  • Language and Culture at Workby Stephanie Schnurr; Olga Zayts

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Language and Culture at Work provides an overview of the complex role that culture plays in workplace contexts. Eight chapters cover the core aspects of culture at work, comprising: Face and politeness Decision making Leadership Identity Gender Work-life balance The authors draw on a significant corpus of authentic... more...

  • Challenging Leadership Stereotypes Through Discourseby Cornelia Ilie; Stephanie Schnurr

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 110.03

    This multidisciplinary volume brings together wide-ranging empirical research that goes behind the scenes of diverse organizations dealing with business, politics, law, media, education, and sports to unravel stereotypes of discursive leadership practices as they unfold in situ. It includes contributions that explore how leadership discourse is impacted... more...

  • Identity Strugglesby Dorien Van De Mieroop; Stephanie Schnurr

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 149.00

    This chapter draws on a large corpus of life stories of foreign domestic helpers (FDHs) in Hong Kong. Narratives were recorded at a church shelter that provides temporary accommodation to domestic workers, and the analyses focus on the identity struggles the women are engaged in. They have to accept an enforced identity as maids, who... more...

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