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The discourse of business meetings : agency and power in financial organizations

Author: Fatma M AlHaidari
Publisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the social organizational discourse of task-oriented business meetings in a Kuwaiti financial organization and an American non-profit trade organisation. Focusing primarily on the linguistic behaviours demonstrating agency and power of managers and staff members displayed during these meetings, the project is based on ethnographic data collected during eight months of fieldwork. The author  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fatma M AlHaidari
ISBN: 9783319661438 3319661434
OCLC Number: 1013825216
Description: 1 online resource (221 pages)
Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction --
Chapter 2. Business Discourse and Organizational Business Meetings across Disciplines --
Chapter 3. Fieldwork in Organizations --
Chapter 4. An integrated analytical framework for interpreting the meeting data --
Chapter 5. Analyzing Innovative Kuwait Co. meeting data --
Chapter 6. Analyzing Global Phoenix meeting data --
Chapter 7. Compare and Contrast --
Chapter 8. Conclusion and Future Directions in Business Discourse.
Responsibility: Fatima M. AlHaidari.

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