Feminist Perspectives on Organizational Communication

Radical feminism: Collectivist organizations formed as alternatives (Rothschild-Whitt, 1979): Authority resides in the collective, not in individual offices. Minimal rules. Order similar from  Social control based on shared values vs. supervision or sanctions. Social relations are personal and valuable vs. the rule- and role- based relations of bureaucracy. Order similar from   Recruitment and advancement based on friendships/shared values vs. specialization and formal training. Incentives based on furthering the organization’s values and goals vs. individual economic gain. Egalitarian power sharing. Division of labour minimized; most members participate in most jobs and functions.  Order similar from