Essays about: "corporate communication English language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words corporate communication English language.

  1. 1. “A Must for Every Global Company” : A Study of Experiences with English as a Corporate Language in Two Swedish Companies

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Sofia Carlmatz; [2016]
    Keywords : English; corporate language; EIB; attitudes; communication; proficiency; Sweden;

    Abstract : The present study explores the use of English in multinational corporations, with the aim of investigating employees’ attitudes and experiences of having English as their corporate language, as well as to see if the use of English has any effect on communication and work. It was carried out at two large Swedish multinational companies, with approximately 400 participants in total, and the data was collected with the use of a questionnaire and interviews. READ MORE

  2. 2. BELF in the workplace: a linguistic ethnographic study : An observation of English as a lingua franca used by employees at a Swedish company

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Diana Frederiksen; [2014]
    Keywords : English as a lingua franca ELF ; Business English as a lingua franca BELF ; linguistic ethnography; social talk; international business communication; Engelska som lingua franca; affärsengelska; lingvistisk etnografi; internationell affärskommunikation;

    Abstract : This paper was aimed at researching the use of English as a lingua franca (ELF) in a business context by the use of linguistic ethnography (LE). Previous research has been primarily either survey- or interview-based or strictly qualitative in its investigation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Communicating in a second language in the corporate world

    University essay from IT-universitetet i Göteborg/Tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Sara Sternermark Petersén; [2013-09-13]
    Keywords : Communication; second language; corporate language; global; culture;

    Abstract : PurposeGlobalization is occurring around the world in a rapid pace with a rising number of companies operating globally, and therefore employing individuals from different countries that needs to work across borders to reach common goals as one cohesive unit. To facilitate cooperation English is used as a common corporate language for a numerous of global companies, but a majority of the employees have other native languages than English which can lead difference in competence and ability when communicating. READ MORE

  4. 4. Business English as a Lingua Franca - BELF in the Swedish Pharmaceutical Sector : A study of the needs of the Business English speakers when used as a Lingua Franca.

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Petra Randén; [2011]
    Keywords : BELF; Business English as a Lingua Franca; English as a Lingua Franca;

    Abstract : Abstract Multinational corporations operating in Sweden often use English as their official corporate language. The employees are expected to communicate using English both internally and with external business contacts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Effects of English as a Corporate Language on Communication in a Nordic Merged Company

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Annaliina Gynne (Leppänen); [2004]
    Keywords : organisational communication; corporate language; merged corporations; finnish culture; swedish culture;

    Abstract : In the business world facilitation of corporate communication through the use of a single language has become almost a standard procedure. There is little knowledge, however, regarding how working in a language other than the mother tongue affects our thought processes and functionality at work. READ MORE