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Author Holmes, Janet, 1947-

Title Power and politeness in the workplace : a sociolinguistic analysis of talk at work / Janet Holmes and Maria Stubbe
Published Harlow : Longman, 2003


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  650.13 Hol/Pap  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 198 pages ; 24 cm
Series Real language series
Real language series.
Contents 1. Power, Politeness and the Workplace Context -- 2. From Office to Production Line: Constructing a Corpus of Workplace Data -- 3. Getting Things Done at Work -- 4. Workplace Meetings -- 5. Small Talk and Social Chat at Work -- 6. Humour in the Workplace -- 7. Miscommunication and Problematic Talk at Work -- 8. Conclusion: Some Implications and Applications
Summary "This book aims to provide useful information to those interested in the many functions of talk at work. It should be useful to those teaching courses on business or interpersonal communications; language in the workplace; discourse analysis; communication studies; programmatics and sociolinguistics. It should also be of interest to workplace practitioners, and especially those involved in Human Resources training, communication skill development, and professional development and education."--BOOK JACKET
Analysis English in the workplace
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Business communication.
Communication in organizations.
Office politics.
Author Stubbe, Maria.
ISBN 0582368774 paperback