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A Performative Reading of The Work of Communication

Cabantous, L. ORCID: 0000-0003-3533-1208 and Gond, J-P. ORCID: 0000-0002-9331-6957 (2018). A Performative Reading of The Work of Communication. Management Communication Quarterly,

Abstract

The Work of Communication. Relational Perspectives on Working and Organizing in Contemporary Capitalism by Tim Kuhn, Karen Ashcraft, François Cooren , is a welcomed comprehensive and rigorous attempt at theorizing how communication ‘works’ in contemporary capitalism. In this essay, we review what we see as the contributions of this book – as organization scholars interested in performativity – and address the following question: What does this book perform?

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: Cabantous, L. and Gond, J-P. (2018). A Performative Reading of The Work of Communication. Management Communication Quarterly. Copyright © 2018 Sage. DOI: http://journals.sagepub.com/home/mcq#
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD61 Risk Management
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Departments: Cass Business School > Management
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/20711
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