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Experience, Evidence, and Sense: The Hidden Cultural Legacy of English

Anna Wierzbicka

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195368000
eISBN:
9780199867653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368000.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book is based on two ideas: first, that any language—English no less than any other—represents a universe of meaning, shaped by the history and experience of the men and women who have created ... More


Interpersonal Communication

Philippe D’Iribarne, Sylvie Chevrier, Alain Henry, Jean-Pierre Segal, and Geneviève Tréguer-Felten

in Cross-Cultural Management Revisited: A Qualitative Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857471
eISBN:
9780191890253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857471.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, HRM / IR

In today’s linguistically-diverse business world, communication using English as a lingua franca (ELF)—the most frequently chosen common corporate language (CCL)—often overlooks intercultural ... More


Intercultural Team Challenges

Philippe D’Iribarne, Sylvie Chevrier, Alain Henry, Jean-Pierre Segal, and Geneviève Tréguer-Felten

in Cross-Cultural Management Revisited: A Qualitative Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857471
eISBN:
9780191890253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857471.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, HRM / IR

Working in multicultural teams can be a challenge since members do not share the same cultural references. How can they reach an agreement when decision-making does not mean the same things to ... More


Efficient Multicultural Teams

Philippe D’Iribarne, Sylvie Chevrier, Alain Henry, Jean-Pierre Segal, and Geneviève Tréguer-Felten

in Cross-Cultural Management Revisited: A Qualitative Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857471
eISBN:
9780191890253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857471.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, HRM / IR

The quick training of expatriates prior to departure meant to raise their awareness of cultural habits is insufficient to increase the efficiency of multicultural teams. Such improvement requires ... More


Cross-Cultural Management Revisited: A Qualitative Approach

Philippe d'Iribarne, Sylvie Chevrier, Alain Henry, Jean-Pierre Segal, and Geneviève Tréguer-Felten

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857471
eISBN:
9780191890253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857471.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, HRM / IR

The cross-cultural management literature is still dominated by the quantitative approach to cultures which made the research field popular in the early 1980’s. While the hegemony of this approach was ... More


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