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ERIC Number: EJ655789
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1470-8477
Conversational Management and Involvement in Chinese-English Business Talk.
Wei, Li; Hua, Zhu; Yue, Li
Language and Intercultural Communication, v1 n2 p135-50 2001
Using conversation analysis, examines one sequence of interaction during the closing stage of a business negotiation in English among four speakers--three native Mandarin speakers who speak fluent English and one native British English speaker. Attempts to reveal how their cultural beliefs and values inform their conversational styles. Notion of involvement and its implications for conversational management and intercultural business communication are discussed. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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