This qualitative study (a rhetorical/discourse analysis) explores the genre of job postings, particularly postings for writing-related jobs in the financial services sector, to determine how words like qauthorq and qwriterq are used in the discourse community of a financial corporation (a pseudo-scientific qdataq-driven organization). If one assumes there is a power struggle between the creative authorship (authority) of the Writer (Author) and the ideological authority of the Corporation, how does the Corporation negotiate with a consenting, potential employee/Writer? The space for this negotiation begins in the job posting.Table 4.3 Writing Duties Related to the Keyword aWritera Table 4.4 Educational Requirements of Various Writing Functions ... training materials...; Develops materials (such as overheads, prepared flipcharts, and posters) to supplement training materials...; Revises and updated materials. ... aLoan Underwritera ( Service Writer) 2 Financial Plans and Accounting Reports 0 Total 29 Writer 4- year No Business, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Negotiated Authorship: A Rhetorical Analysis of Professional Writer Job Postings|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|