ERIC Number: EJ629241
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Technical Communication across Cultures: Five Philosophical Questions.
Weiss, Edmond H.
Journal of Business and Technical Communication, v12 n2 p253-69 Apr 1998
Challenges technical communicators to rethink some of the precepts of their discipline, in order to accommodate both global business ambitions and postmodern sensibilities. Questions core beliefs of many professional technical communicators. Suggests the clear, simple, and direct style of North American technical writers is an effective and appropriate way to write manuals and instructions for nearly every culture. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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