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International management and language /

by Tietze, Susanne.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Abingdon [England] ; New York : Routledge, 2008Description: xii, 249 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780415403931 (hardcover); 9780203929353 (e-book).Subject(s): International business enterprises -- Management -- Cross-cultural studies | Language and culture | Communication in management -- Cross-cultural studies | Intercultural communication | Corporate culture -- Cross-cultural studies
Contents:
Setting the scene -- Introduction -- Language matters -- Management and language -- International management and language -- English as the global lingua franca -- Spreading the management gospel- in English -- Introduction -- German: a language of management designed for Klarheit (by Nigel Holden) -- Russia's long struggle with western terms of management and the concepts behind them (by Nigel Holden, Olga Kuznetsova and Gerhard Fink) -- Language and careers in multinational corporations (by Rebecca Piekkari) -- The business unit concept at Akzo and the interpreting role of the CEO (by Luchien Karsten and Luc-Jan Wopert) -- Communication strategies and cultural assumptions: an analysis of French-Japanese business meetings (by Hiromasa Tanaka) -- An Italian perspective on international meetings, management and language (by Gina Poncini and Elisa Turra) -- Humour.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Setting the scene -- Introduction -- Language matters -- Management and language -- International management and language -- English as the global lingua franca -- Spreading the management gospel- in English -- Introduction -- German: a language of management designed for Klarheit (by Nigel Holden) -- Russia's long struggle with western terms of management and the concepts behind them (by Nigel Holden, Olga Kuznetsova and Gerhard Fink) -- Language and careers in multinational corporations (by Rebecca Piekkari) -- The business unit concept at Akzo and the interpreting role of the CEO (by Luchien Karsten and Luc-Jan Wopert) -- Communication strategies and cultural assumptions: an analysis of French-Japanese business meetings (by Hiromasa Tanaka) -- An Italian perspective on international meetings, management and language (by Gina Poncini and Elisa Turra) -- Humour.

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