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"Meaning/ful Work and Organizational Communication: Questioning Boundaries, Positionalities, and Engagements"

by Broadfoot, Kirsten J; Carlone, David; Medved, Caryn E; Aakhus, Mark; Gabor, Elena; Taylor, Karen (2008)


As organizational communication scholars, we routinely orient ourselves to organizations as places of work while often ignoring the diverse forms of communicative work and communication about our working lives that underpin such locales. In this essay, we consider how the study of meaningful work problematizes the boundaries of organizational communication. Specifically, we reflect on how definitions of meaningful work are very much caught up in our contemporary milieu. Organizational communication scholars, then, must …

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Meaningful Work, Meaning Of Work, Psychology, Happiness, Well-Being, Organisation Communication, Communication


Organisation and Management Studies, Meaningful Work

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