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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 (2019). A Performative Reading of The Work of Communication. Management Communication Quarterly, 33(1), pp. 117-123. doi: 10.1177/0893318918809422

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: Bayes Business School > Management
Date available in CRO: 10 Oct 2018 10:06
Date deposited: 10 October 2018
Date of acceptance: 3 October 2018
Date of first online publication: 27 October 2018
URI: https://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/20711
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