Silencing/Voicing Transgender People at Work: An Organizational Perspective
Keywords:identity, silence, narratives, inclusion
Narratives are a means of voicing in organizations. What it follows is a short reflection concerning the challenge taken by narratives of being the lens through which hearing voice from transgender people in organizations. This paper is aimed to scrutinize in what extent the role of transgender people narratives aids inclusion in organizations, through an organizational account of the underlying meanings in writing organizational stories. The reflection is mainly based on two concepts: the first one is silence, as a way to hide themselves in the workplace, and the second one is identity, as an apparatus of comparison between individual and organizational subjectivity. In this reflection, transgender people played the role of being a source of knowledge, triggering a debate concerning voice and silence in organizations.
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