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Management and Language The Manager as a Practical Author

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ISBN-10: 076196908X

ISBN-13: 9780761969082

Edition: 2002

Authors: David Holman, Richard Thorpe

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This text explores and develops the image of the manager as one who is aware of, and attends to, the way in which language is used in everyday managerial activity.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 11/25/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 196
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Management and Language: The Manager as a Practical Author
Setting the Scene
Managers as Practical Authors
Everyday Conversations for Action
Developing and Understanding the Story
Using Narrative and Telling Stories
Full of Characters
Identity and Talk in Practical Authoring
Visual Media and the Construction of Meaning
Developing the Author's Position
The Leader as a Practical Narrator
Leadership as the Art of Translating
The Logic of Message Design in Organisational Argument
Authoring as a Collaborative Process through Communication
Rewriting the Script, Rescripting the Author
Conversations and the Authoring of Change
All in a Knot of One Anothers' Labours
Action Learning as Joint Practical Authoring
A Critical Conversation Between Author Managers and Management Authors