It's all Businesslike Now: The Corporatisation and Professionalisation of in South Africa

By Rubby Dhunpath.

Published by The Organization Collection

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Keywords: NGO, Mutating identity, Professionalisation, Corporatisation, Emotions in the workplace

International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Volume 3. Article: Print (Spiral Bound), ISSN: ISSN 1447-9524, MC03-0084-2003. Article: Electronic (PDF File; 363.239KB), ISSN: ISSN 1447-9575, MC03-0084-2003.

Mr Rubby Dhunpath

Rubby Dhunpath is a senior research specialist and acting head of the Language and Literacies Studies unit within the Assessment Technology and Education Evaluation (ATEE) programme at the Human Sciences Research Council in South Africa (HSRC). He has a doctorate in Education from the University of Durban-Westville in South Africa. He served as a teacher of English in primary and secondary contexts and in a variety of school management roles, including that of deputy principal. Rubby was also a language teacher educator at the University of Durban-Westville. He has taught and researched language education, sociolinguistics and qualitative research methodology. His recent research includes an institutional biography of a language development NGO, tracing its mutating identity over two decades as it negotiated the challenges of a transitional democracy.

Rubby served as managing editor of the journal, Perspectives in Education from 1998 to 2001, and as editor of the column Conversations about research in the same journal. He has been the recepient of the SANPAD and SPENCER fellowships in addition to visitorships to the University of Ohio and Stanford University. His research interests include: critical language Literacies; organisational behaviour and identity; Information and Communication Technologies and lifehistory research.


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