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Professional Communication: Collaboration between Academics and Practitioners

Winnie Cheng and Kenneth C. C. Kong

Abstract

This book presents ten studies of communication practices in a variety of professional contexts. Drawing on diverse methodologies from fields such as conversation analysis, intercultural communication, and organizational studies, the essays examine how language is constructed, managed, and consumed in various professional situations, ranging from academic settings to business negotiations. One important theme is an emphasis on collaboration between researchers and professionals. The contributors strongly believe that such collaborative partnership will provide direct implications for improving ... More

Keywords: communication, professional contexts, language, collaboration, understanding, organizational behavior

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9789622099654
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622099654.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Winnie Cheng, editor

Kenneth C. C. Kong, editor

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