Publication details [#65430]

Du-Babcock, Bertha and Angela C.K. Chan. 2018. Negotiating consensus in simulated decision-making meetings without designated chairs: A study of participants’ discourse roles. Discourse & Communication 12 (5) : 497–516.
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SAGE Publications


This inquiry expands the research of communicative conduct in decision-making to a special meeting milieu where all partakers adopt similar organizational roles and where there is no assigned chair. It uses conversation analytic methods and a frame of participant roles to explore discourse strategies and roles in consensus parley.