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Managing Professional Identities

Knowledge, Performativities and the 'New' Professional

Edited by Mike Dent, Stephen Whitehead

Routledge – 2001 – 272 pages

Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

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    978-0-415-23120-6
    October 10th 2001

Description

This book addresses the nature of current shifts in professional and managerial knowledge and practice, particularly in relation to power and accountability. Connecting with current debates concerned with work and identity, the book will present a range of theoretical and empirical accounts of the dilemmas and issues facing specialists in various organizational arenas as they seek to adapt to the challenges of organizational and cultural transformation. Contributions offer innovative and sophisticated theoretical engagements which draw upon various perspectives, including those of post-structuralism, feminism, post-marxism and post-modernism.

Contents

Part One: The Professional Under Scrutiny

Part Two: Performing and Negotiating Professional Identity

Part Three: Maps And Knowledges for the 'New' Professional

Name: Managing Professional Identities: Knowledge, Performativities and the 'New' Professional (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Mike Dent, Stephen Whitehead. This book addresses the nature of current shifts in professional and managerial knowledge and practice, particularly in relation to power and accountability. Connecting with current debates concerned with work and identity, the book will present a range...
Categories: Business, Management and Accounting, Organizational Studies