Intercultural communication in German Dutch business contexts

Intercultural communication in German Dutch business contexts


  • Author : Christopher Thesing
  • Publisher : Waxmann Verlag
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783830985532


Intercultural communication in German Dutch business contexts Book Description :

Germany and the Netherlands maintain close relationships. Over the last few decades their relations have constantly intensified, resulting in today's close cooperation, consultations and interrelations in a variety of fields. However, despite their close ties and geographic proximity there are cultural differences between the two countries that lead to disturbances in cross-border cooperation. These cultural differences manifest in behavior, perceptions and attitudes and can lead to irritations, problems and even conflicts in German-Dutch interaction. This book provides an analysis of cultural characteristics that play a role in German-Dutch interaction as well as their relevance and conflict potential. With an entanglement of different methods both ...

Handbook of International and Intercultural Communication
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Handbook of International and Intercultural Communication


  • Author : Molefi Kete Asante
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0761920900


Handbook of International and Intercultural Communication Book Description :

This Second Edition illustrates how the field is composed and looks at how it has grown. The four parts examine cross-cultural communication; intercultural communication; international communication; and development communication. Each part begins with a chapter on theories and closes with one on issues. This Edition is thoroughly revised and reorganized with expanded coverage of international, development, and cross-cultural communication and new chapters....

Intercultural Communication

Intercultural Communication


  • Author : Kathryn Sorrells
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2015-08-19
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483324821


Intercultural Communication Book Description :

Intercultural Communication: Globalization and Social Justice, Second Edition, introduces students to the study of communication among cultures within the broader context of globalization. Kathryn Sorrells highlights history, power, and global institutions as central to understanding the relationships and contexts that shape intercultural communication. Based on a framework that promotes critical thinking, reflection, and action, this text takes a social justice approach that provides students with the skills and knowledge to create a more equitable world through communication. Loaded with new case studies and contemporary topics, the Second Edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect the current global context, emerging local and global is...

Culture in Communication

Culture in Communication


  • Author : Aldo Di Luzio
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
  • Release Date : 2001-01-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9027251002


Culture in Communication Book Description :

An analysis of the extent to which culture plays a part in communication. This title explores topics such as context and culture in theoretical issues in intercultural communication, and incorporates a number of case studies from East and West German communication, collaboration and pleasure at work, and negotiation to address the relation of culture to communication....

The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication

The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication


  • Author : Christina Bratt Paulston
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-02-03
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781444354324


The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication Book Description :

The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication brings together internationally-renowned scholars from a range of fields to survey the theoretical perspectives and applied work, including example analyses, in this burgeoning area of linguistics. Features contributions from established researchers in sociolinguistics and intercultural discourse Explores the theoretical perspectives underlying work in the field Examines the history of the field, work in cross-cultural communication, and features of discourse Establishes the scope of this interdisciplinary field of study Includes coverage on individual linguistic features, such as indirectness and politeness, as well as sample analyses of IDC exchanges...

Intercultural Communication  A Critical Introduction

Intercultural Communication A Critical Introduction


  • Author : Ingrid Piller
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-04-29
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780748688326


Intercultural Communication A Critical Introduction Book Description :

Combining perspectives from discourse analysis and sociolinguistics, this introduction provides students with a comprehensive, up-to-date and critical overview of the field of intercultural communication.Ingrid Piller explains communication in context using two main approaches.The first treats cultural identity, difference and similarity as discursive constructions. The second, informed by bilingualism studies, highlights the use and prestige of different languages and language varieties as well as the varying access that speakers have to them.Linguistics students will find this book a useful tool for studying language and globalization as well as applied linguistics....

Intercultural Communication for Everyday Life

Intercultural Communication for Everyday Life


  • Author : John R. Baldwin
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-12-18
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118559017


Intercultural Communication for Everyday Life Book Description :

Written for students studying intercultural communication for the first time, this textbook gives a thorough introduction to inter- and cross-cultural concepts with a focus on practical application and social action. Provides a thorough introduction to inter- and cross-cultural concepts for beginning students with a focus on practical application and social action Defines “communication” broadly using authors from a variety of sub disciplines and incorporating scientific, humanistic, and critical theory Constructs a complex version of culture using examples from around the world that represent a variety of differences, including age, sex, race, religion, and sexual orientation Promotes civic engagement with cues toward individual intercultural ef...

The Handbook of Critical Intercultural Communication

The Handbook of Critical Intercultural Communication


  • Author : Thomas K. Nakayama
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-03-21
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1444390678


The Handbook of Critical Intercultural Communication Book Description :

The Handbook of Critical Intercultural Communication aims to furnish scholars with a consolidated resource of works that highlights all aspects of the field, its historical inception, logics, terms, and possibilities. A consolidated resource of works that highlights all aspects of this developing field, its historical inception, logics, terms, and possibilities Traces the significant historical developments in intercultural communication Helps students and scholars to revisit, assess, and reflect on the formation of critical intercultural communication studies Posits new directions for the field in terms of theorizing, knowledge production, and social justice engagement...

Intercultural Communication Competence

Intercultural Communication Competence


  • Author : Richard L. Wiseman
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1993-02
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015028868423


Intercultural Communication Competence Book Description :

Bringing together current research, theories and methods from leading scholars in the field, this volume is a state-of-the-art study of intercultural communication competence and effectiveness. In the first part, contributors analyze the conceptual decisions made in intercultural communication competence research by examining decisions regarding conceptualization, operationalization, research design and sampling. The second part presents four different theoretical orientations while illustrating how each person's theoretical bias directs the focus of research. Lastly, both quantitative and qualitative research approaches used in studying intercultural communication competence are examined....