ERIC Number: EJ583527
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Cultural and Rhetorical Adaptations for South American Audiences.
Thatcher, Barry L.
Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication, v46 n2 p177-95 May 1999
Explores intercultural communication in one multinational organization in Quito, Ecuador where United States and South American personnel developed documentation and instructional texts. Finds that communication of South Americans was usually oral, contextual, concrete, personal, and narrative; and that of U.S. personnel was written, acontextual, universal, abstract, and analytical. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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