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Professional civility : communicative virtue at work

Author: Janie M Harden Fritz
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The crisis of incivility plaguing today’s workplace calls for an approach to communication that restores respect and integrity to interpersonal encounters in organizational life. Professional civility is a communicative virtue that protects and promotes productivity, one’s place of employment, and persons with whom we carry out our tasks in the workplace. Drawn from the history of professions as dignified  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janie M Harden Fritz
ISBN: 9781433119859 1433119854 9781433119842 1433119846 9781453909478 1453909478
OCLC Number: 813300500
Awards: Everett Lee Hunt Award, 2014 ; NCA Clifford G. Christians Ethics Research Award, 2013.
Description: xiv, 273 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction: a framework for professional civility --
Virtue ethics and the professions --
The tradition of profession as practice --
The communicative virtue of civility --
Professional civility as communicative virtue of work --
A pragmatic case for the effects of communication in the workplace --
Protecting and promoting productivity --
Protecting and promoting the good of place --
Protecting and promoting the good of persons --
Conclusion: Protecting and promoting professions.
Responsibility: Janie M. Harden Fritz.

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The crisis of incivility plaguing today's workplace calls for an approach to communication that restores respect and integrity to interpersonal encounters in organizational life. The book argues the  Read more...

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