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Title: Communication in Global Corporations
Subtitle: Successful Project Management via Email
Written By: Justyna Zajac
URL: http://www.peterlang.com/?263645
Series Title: Warschauer Studien zur Germanistik und zur Angewandten Linguistik - Band 8
Description:

This volume investigates the issues of specialist email discourse conducted in Business English as a lingua franca (BELF) by specialists working in international teams within the field of project management. It discusses aspects of team language and team culture in professional international environments taking into consideration the tenets of anthropocentric linguistics. The research project, the results of which are presented in this book, was carried out on the basis of authentic business emails received from a global company. The results of the research project are divided into two parts: the first part focuses on conventions applied by project team members, whereas the second part is devoted to the illocutionary acts relevant to communication during the execution of global projects.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Subject Language(s): English
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783631636459
Pages: 252
Prices: U.S. $ 60.95
U.K. £ 37.40
Europe EURO 46.70

 
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783653030976
Pages: 252
Prices: U.S. $ 60.95
U.K. £ 37.4
Europe EURO 46.7