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Communicating in Professions and Organizations

Language and Professional Identity

Aspects of Collaborative Interaction

Authors: Richards, K.

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This book explores the ways in which professional groups develop specific interactional procedures for conducting and representing their activities, all of which contribute to a distinctive collaborative identity. It highlights the drawbacks as well as the advantages of collaborative talk, pointing to ways of improving professional performance.

About the authors

Keith Richards is an Associate Professor at the University of Warwick, UK. His main research interests lie in the area of professional interaction and his recent publications include Qualitative Inquiry in TESOL, Applying Conversation Analysis (edited with Paul Seedhouse), and Professional Encounters in TESOL (edited with Sue Garton).

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'The writing style is clear and accessible. Concepts are carefully explained and the transcripts are readable and illuminating. I would highly recommend this book to researchers and postgraduate students, and trainers and managers, who are interested in talk and collaboration at work.' - Janet Maybin, Applied Linguistics


Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Language and Professional Identity
Book Subtitle
Aspects of Collaborative Interaction
Authors
Series Title
Communicating in Professions and Organizations
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-50504-9
DOI
10.1057/9780230505049
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-3800-8
Softcover ISBN
978-0-230-58011-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 245
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