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Hegemonic practices and knowledge production in the management academy: An English language perspective

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  • Tietze, Susanne
  • Dick, Penny

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Summary This research note investigates the role of the English language as part of tacit, institutionalised practices in academia, specifically in management academe. It is argued that the generation and dissemination of knowledge occur increasingly, almost exclusively, in and through the English language, which is seen as perpetuating particular hegemonic patterns of knowledge production. We report on some empirical works which have begun to explore the processes surrounding knowledge production inclusive of a language perspective and on this basis future directions for research are suggested.

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  • Tietze, Susanne & Dick, Penny, 2009. "Hegemonic practices and knowledge production in the management academy: An English language perspective," Scandinavian Journal of Management, Elsevier, vol. 25(1), pages 119-123, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:scaman:v:25:y:2009:i:1:p:119-123
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    1. Jenny Rodriguez & Evangelina Holvino & Joyce K. Fletcher & Stella M. Nkomo & Marjana Johansson & Martyna Śliwa, 2016. "‘It is English and there is no Alternative’: Intersectionality, Language and Social/Organizational Differentiation of Polish Migrants in the UK," Gender, Work and Organization, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 23(3), pages 296-309, May.
    2. Tenzer, Helene & Pudelko, Markus, 2017. "The influence of language differences on power dynamics in multinational teams," Journal of World Business, Elsevier, vol. 52(1), pages 45-61.

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