ERIC Number: EJ457065
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Power Relations, Technical Writing Theory, and Workplace Writing.
Richardson, Malcolm; Liggett, Sarah
Journal of Business and Technical Communication, v7 n1 p112-37 Jan 1993
Summarizes traditional views about power relations in the workplace and their effects on writing. Tests these assumptions against medieval business correspondence and technical writing in the nuclear power industry. Discusses how these large-scale hierarchical organizational structures profoundly influence written communication. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Power and Professional Communication.