In this tour de force, authors Stewart R. Clegg, David Courpasson, and Nelson Phillips provide a comprehensive account of power and organizations, unlocking power as the central relation of modern organizations and society. The authors present an excellent synthesis of organization, social and political theory to offer an overview of power and organizations that is historically informed, addresses current issues, and is comprehensive in scope.

Discursive Theories of Organizational Power

Discursive theories of organizational power

Chapter Outline

In this chapter we will:

  • Introduce discourse analysis as an important approach to the study of power in organizations.
  • Explain how the linguistic turn in philosophy led to the development of linguistically oriented approaches to the study of social ...
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