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This book reconsiders organizational and managerial communication theories, research, and practice from a feminist standpoint. It looks at theoretical analyses that reconceptualize and extend boundaries in our thinking about work and organizing processes; presents women's voices through interview excerpts, poems, diary entries, and stories and explores the ways in which these concrete details of ordinary lives represent missing facets of our organizational and managerial communication work; and contains chapters that rewrite organizational and managerial constructs.

Between the Generalized and the Concrete Other: Approaching Organizational Ethics from Feminist Perspectives
Between the generalized and the concrete other: Approaching organizational ethics from feminist perspectives

Our objective is to apply feminist theorizing on ethics to discussions about how the corporation may address its two primary “ethical” concerns in relation to its various stakeholders. These ethical concerns are (a) the implementation of ethical procedures for identifying which stakeholders have legitimate values and political interests in need of representation and for identifying the character of those values and political interests, and (b) the implementation of ethical procedures that ensure that stakeholder values and political interests, once identified, are adequately represented in the corporation's internal decision-making processes.

The plural perspectives was intentional in the title. No simple unitary feminist ...

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