Eastern voices : Enriching research on communication in business: A forum

Francesca Bargiela-Chiappini, Ora Ong Chakorn, Grace Chew Chye Lay, Yeonkwon Jung, Kenneth C.C. Kong, Shanta Nair-Venugopal, Hiromasa Tanaka

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A recent publication project entitled Asian Business Discourse(s) (Bargiela-Chiappini, 2005, 2006; Bargiela-Chiappini and Gotti, 2005) has brought to the attention of the international readership an original body of research on business discursive practices and organizational communication issues in a variety of Asian cultures. In this Forum, we discuss some of the topics highlighted by the project, which arise from the recent indigenous research in business discourse as a multidisciplinary field.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-152
Number of pages22
JournalDiscourse & Communication
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • communication in business
  • English for business
  • face
  • indirectness
  • linguistic politeness
  • power


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