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Investigating Workplace Discourse (Domains of Discourse)

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Investigating Workplace Discourse (Domains of Discourse)

Almut Koester , "Investigating Workplace Discourse"
Publisher: Routledge | 2006-05-30 | ISBN 0415364701 | PDF | 183 pages | 1.6 MB


Exploring the characteristics of different types of workplace conversations, including decision-making, training, briefing or making arrangements, this enthralling account pays particular attention to interactions with a more social focus, such as small talk or office gossip.

Presenting a range of approaches to analyzing such workplace discourse, Almut Koester argues for a combination of quantitative corpus-based methods, to compare specific linguistic features in different genres and qualitative methods involving a close analysis of individual conversations, to explore such issues as politeness, power, conflict and consensus-building. A corpus of conversations recorded in a variety of office environments both in the UK and the USA is used throughout to demonstrate the interplay between speakers accomplishing tasks and maintaining relationships
in the workplace.

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