Description - The Language of Female Leadership by J. Baxter
Could language be a reason why women are under-represented at senior level in the business world? Using data from senior management meetings, this book explores how female leaders use language to achieve their business and relational goals by arguing that senior women have to develop linguistic expertise in order to be effective leaders.
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Author Biography - J. Baxter
JUDITH BAXTER is Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics at Aston University, UK. Her research interests are in the fields of gender and language, discourse analysis, classroom language, leadership language, identity and feminist post-structuralism. She is the author of Positioning Gender in Discourse: A Feminist Methodology (Palgrave, 2003) and editor of Speaking Out: The Female Voice in Public Contexts (Palgrave 2006). She recently won an ESRC grant to research the subject of gender and leadership discourse.