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Book: Communication and Professional Relationships in Healthcare Practice

Chapter: 11.1 Introduction 11.2 Leadership 11.3 Power 11.4 Ethical dilemmas 11.5 Summary

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.20475


This chapter examines some of the ways that contrasting styles of 
leadership can be enacted from a discourse perspective. It considers ways in which different types of power are expressed through discourse and analyzes the process of consensus building, an important process in many areas of team-based healthcare practice.

Chapter Contributors

  • Sally Candlin ( - book-auth-689) 'Macquarie University'
  • Peter Roger ( - book-auth-690) 'Macquarie University'