Successful Project Management via Email
An Overview of the Book’s Contents
This book is theory-based and practice-driven, consisting of three parts. The first (theoretical) part contains Chapters 1, 2 and 3. The second (empirical) part includes Chapters 4 and 5. The final chapter (Chapter 6) is the last part of the book and presents the concluding remarks.The book finishes with a bibliography of around 300 entries (Chapter 7). The structure of the book is depicted en bloc in Figure 1: Introduction 19 Introduction ▪ Frameworks; ▪ Aim(s) of the book; ▪ An overview of the book’s content Theoretical part (1) Chapter 1: Model of specialist communication. Anthropocentric approach Origins and main tenets of anthropocentric linguistics; Definitions of the key terms: language/languages, knowledge/knowledges, culture/cultures, human communication; Model and characteristics of specialist intercultural and interlingual communication. Chapter 2: Communication in global corporations a) organisational issues: arenas, staffing policies, directions, patterns, and communication networks; b) linguistic issues: Business English as a lingua franca, multinational professionals, communities of practice, third culture. Chapter 3: Communication in global virtual teams Basic terminology of project management: project success, project manager, project team, global virtual team; Communication tools for global virtual teams (electronic and Web 2.0); Communication in global virtual teams: project management, team language, team culture. Part three (3) Conclusions; Research perspective. Empirical part (2) Chapter 4: Email communication in global virtual teams—linguistic considerations Characteristics of data and data donor; Specialist emails and specialist email discourse; Applied research methods; Data analysis and results; Plane of text and discourse patterns (initiating and closing specialist email discourse, addressing, allocating, and titling...
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