Toward a Discourse-Centered Understanding of Organizational Change

  title={Toward a Discourse-Centered Understanding of Organizational Change},
  author={David Stephen Grant and Robert J. Marshak},
  journal={The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science},
  pages={204 - 235}
  • D. Grant, R. Marshak
  • Published 7 February 2011
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science
Although organizational change involves a complex set of communicative and language-based processes, discourse-based approaches for understanding and managing change dynamics have been relatively underutilized by researchers and practitioners. To help address this situation, this article advances an analytic framework for explaining how discourse and organizational change are mutually implicated. Drawing on the research literature, the constructive, multilevel, conversational, political… Expand

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