Managing Professional Identities
Knowledge, Performativities and the 'New' Professional
This book addresses the nature of current shifts in professional and managerial knowledge and practice, particularly in relation to power and accountability. Connecting with current debates concerned with work and identity, the book will present a range of theoretical and empirical accounts of the dilemmas and issues facing specialists in various organizational arenas as they seek to adapt to the challenges of organizational and cultural transformation. Contributions offer innovative and sophisticated theoretical engagements which draw upon various perspectives, including those of post-structuralism, feminism, post-marxism and post-modernism.
Table of Contents
Part One: The Professional Under Scrutiny
Part Two: Performing and Negotiating Professional Identity
Part Three: Maps And Knowledges for the 'New' Professional
Mike Dent, Stephen Whitehead