Investigating Workplace Discourse
By (author) Almut Koester
Normal Price: $212.00
Your Price: $190.80 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $21.20! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $9.54 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Investigating Workplace Discourse by Almut Koester
Book DescriptionExploring 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.
Buy Investigating Workplace Discourse book by Almut Koester from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780415364706
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Almut Koester
Workplace Discourse, Paperback (December 2011)
Provides a fresh overview of the rapidly developing field of workplace discourse, using both genre analysis and a corpus-driven approach
Investigating Workplace Discourse, Paperback (December 2004)
Featuring a corpus of conversations from the UK and USA, this overview of the characteristics of workplace discourse and the approaches needed to analyze them, pays attention to interactions with a social focus, such as office gossip. It also explores issues, such as politeness, power, conflict and consensus-building.
Language of Work, Hardback (May 2004)» View all books by Almut Koester
Examines language use in business and the workplace, representations of work and how people in business interact. Includes many real-world examples and a section on entering the world of work.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Investigating Workplace Discourse book by Almut Koester and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.