O gender and race

O gender and race - Defines what the workplace is...

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Theory and Philosophy of Communication Communicational Theory Lecture by: Dr. Natalie Nelson-Marsh The Organization Theory: Gender and Race in Organizational Communication The Critical Tradition Concepts Domination – resistance continuum Silence – voice Hegemonic masculinity Resistance Contradiction Power Explanations Organizations are fundamentally gendered and racial social formatted Silence and voice exists Understand roles in organization Narratives Principles Organizations are gendered sites that contain often overlooked hegemonic practices Philosophical Assumptions Epistemological (knowledge) Knowledge of workplace from interaction with employees Ontological (values) Work place constructed by…
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Unformatted text preview: Defines what the workplace is Axiological (research) Researcher is a part of organization Other Social constructs are gendered Silence voice – tension-oppressed within organization Domination/resistance Oppressing themselves too Hegemony A process, socially constructed power, way of being Reinforce power without resistance Giving up a power Reinforcing some sort of control over you Construct the gendered approach Reinforce gendered organizational A created ideology Empowering – silence – oppressed To change – must have many voices – must have a group To change hegemonic process – need numbers-what gender-means-what “it” means...
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2011 for the course COMM 421 taught by Professor Dr.natalienelson-marsh during the Fall '09 term at Boise State.

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