Gender Conversation in Workplace Context

Dasopang, Aisyah Fitriani and , Sumarsih and Saragih, Amrin (2019) Gender Conversation in Workplace Context. In: Proceedings of The 4th Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL), 23 – 24 September 2019, Garuda Plaza Hotel, Medan,.

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Abstract

This study deals with Gender Conversation in Workplace Context. The subject of this study were 3 male staff and 3 female staff in Internal Auditor Unit at Universitas Islam Negeri Sumatera Utara. The object of this study were the utterances of Male and Female Staff. It specially focused on why are the conversation used by male and female staff as the ways they are. This study was conducted in descriptive qualitative research in order to describe conversational styles among male and female staff on break time in Universitas Islam Negeri Sumatera Utara Medan. The theory used in this study are based on the features of conversational styles proposed by Tannen (1992), namely status versus support, independence versus intimacy, advice versus understanding, information versus feeling, orders versus proposal, conflict versus compromise. Having analyzed the data, it was found that male and female staff used different style in conversation because male and female staff have different opinion about their status during the conversation. The reason male and female staff have different characteristics which also lead them having different style in conversation

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords: Gender Conversation; Workplace Context; Male Staff; Female Staff; Different Style
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P94 Interpersonal communication
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P99.5 Nonverbal communication
P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PE English > PE1700 Dialects. Provincialisms, etc.
Divisions: Program Pasca Sarjana
Depositing User: Mrs Catur Dedek Khadijah
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2020 03:05
URI: http://digilib.unimed.ac.id/id/eprint/38841

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