Janet Brady, PhD

Organisational Linguist

Janet's Expertise

I combine my extensive practical experience with post-graduate qualifications in organisational linguistics to create unique and effective solutions

Qualifications

Janet holds the following:

  • PhD in Professional Communication (Macquarie)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Communication in Professions and Organisations (Macquarie)
  • Master of Regional Science (UQ)
  • Bachelor of Arts (UQ)
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment and Training
Memberships
  • Academy of Management
  • Asia-Pacific LSP and Professional Communication Association
  • Association of Professional Communication Consultants
  • Women on Boards
Peer-Reviewed Publications
  • Brady, J. (under review). Becoming leaders: Producing and reproducing leadership at first-level management.
  • Brady, J. (under review). Learning to manage: Pros and cons of an informal apprenticeship.
  • Brady, J. (2011). Shaping managerial practice: How a supervising manager articulates her own embodied practices. Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice, 8(3), 231-252.
  • Brady, J. (2009). From research idea to workplace project: Gaining access to the corporate world. In V. Bhatia, W. Cheng, B. Du-Babcock & J. Lung (Eds.), Language for Professional Communication: Research, Practice and Training (pp. 161-174). Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Peer-Reviewed Conference Presentations
  • Brady, J. (2012). Managing up: The impact and consequences of a risk-taking activity. A paper presented at the 2nd International Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice Conference, University of Technology, Sydney, 6-8 December 2012.
  • Brady, J. (2011). Developing reflective habits in management: The catalytic role of the 'other'. A paper presented at the First Interdisciplinary Conference on Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice, Centre for Language and Communication Research, Cardiff University, Wales, 23-24 June 2011.
  • Brady, J. (2010). Constructing the knowledge base of a novice manager: The communication strategies deployed by the supervising manager. A paper presented at the 10th European Convention of the Association for Business Communication, Lessius University College, Antwerp, 27-29 May, 2010.
  • Brady, J. (2010). Performance coaching or knowledge sharing? The supervising manager as educator. A paper presented at the 10th European Convention of the Association for Business Communication, Lessius University College, Antwerp, 27-29 May, 2010.
  • Brady, J. (2009). The construction of managerial identity in the first-line manager role. A paper presented at the 2nd International Discourses and Cultural Practices Conference, Sydney University, 7-9 July, 2009.
  • Brady, J. (2008). From research idea to workplace project: Gaining access to the corporate world. A paper presented at the Inaugural Conference of the Asia-Pacific LSP & Professional Communication Association, City University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 8-10 December, 2008.
  • Candlin, C.N., Jones, A., Atkinson, N., Bassett, L., Brady, J. and Sin, S. (2007). Dialogue: Reconciling Systems in Categorisation in Professional Discourse. Invited Colloquium. Panel Member. 1st International Discourses and Cultural Practices Conference, University of Technology, Sydney, November 29-December 1, 2007.
  • Candlin, C.N., Jones, A. and Brady, J. (2007). Joint problematisation and recontextualisation in professional communication in learning and practice. A paper presented at the 40th Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics, University of Edinburgh, 6-8 September, 2007.


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