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Displaying Competence in Organizations

Discourse Perspectives

  • Katja Pelsmaekers
  • Craig Rollo
  • Tom Van Hout
  • Priscilla Heynderickx

About this book

Introduction

Competence encompasses or overlaps with notions of efficiency, success, accountability, excellence and self-justification. This collection explores ways in which individuals, teams or groups in organizations discursively present themselves as competent to perform tasks or functions, possibly at a superior level.

Keywords

discourse discourse analysis German

Editors and affiliations

  • Katja Pelsmaekers
    • 1
  • Craig Rollo
    • 1
  • Tom Van Hout
    • 2
  • Priscilla Heynderickx
    • 3
  1. 1.University of AntwerpUK
  2. 2.Leiden University, University of AntwerpUK
  3. 3.Lessius University College, AntwerpUK

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