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ERIC Number: EJ534199
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0802-6106
Miscommunication and Discourse Practices in Occupational Cultures.
Norlyk, Birgitte
International Journal of Applied Linguistics, v6 n1 p7-20 1996
Focuses on the contrasting discourse practices and occupational cultures of engineers and marketing representatives. The article argues that strong occupational cultures have different value systems and discourse practices. The article stresses the need for an interdisciplinary approach combining linguistic and cultural analyses to reduce miscommunication. (25 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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