The Cringing and The Craven

Business Ethics Quarterly 17 (2):263-296 (2007)
Abstract
Work is a place where many adults devote significant portions of their waking lives, but it is also a place where civil liberties,including freedom of speech, are significantly constrained. I examine the regulation and control of expressive activity in and around theworkplace from legal, managerial, and ethical perspectives. The focus of this article is on workplace freedom of expression: the ability to engage in acts of expression at or away from the workplace, on subjects related or unrelated to the workplace, free from the threat of discipline or discharge. I present a taxonomy of workplace-relevant acts of expression, describe the present legal status of workplace expression, review and integrate theoretical perspectives on free speech, drawn mainly from legal theory and philosophy, and critically assess the state of freedom of expression in the workplace, arguing that it is excessively and unnecessarily limited in both law and management practice
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
 
Download options
PhilPapers Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy on self-archival     Papers currently archived: 10,941
External links
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Citations of this work BETA
Similar books and articles
Jeanne M. Logsdon, Jacqueline N. Hood & Michelle Detry (2007). Bullying in the Workplace. Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 18:67-71.
Analytics

Monthly downloads

Added to index

2011-12-01

Total downloads

2 ( #347,873 of 1,100,749 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

1 ( #289,565 of 1,100,749 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature


Discussion
Start a new thread
Order:
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.