|Thursday 1 September|
|09.30-10.00||Coffee and mingling|
Beate Sandvei, Head of Department, Professional and Intercultural Communication & Annelise Ly, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
Language in international management
Philippe Lecomte, GEM&L, French Research Group on Management & Language
Relationship between BELF and corporate language over the years
Anne Kankaanranta, Aalto University
Overt prestige and ‘covert’ practices: An analysis of linguistic choices and language practices in an international company based in Sweden
Beyza Björkman Nylén, Stockholm University
If not English as a lingua franca, then what?
Guro R. Sanden, University of Gothenburg
Lessons from BELF for teaching leadership communication
Miya Komori-Glatz, Vienna University of Economics and Business
Expressing disagreement in English as a lingua franca – how does a business context differ from everyday interaction?
Kaisa Pietikäinen, NHH
Openings and closings in workplace emails: How do people navigate without clear standards and clearly prescribed formulae?
Kristin Rygg, NHH
|Friday 2 September|
How meaning and language structure play a role in cross-cultural communication
Marie-Therese Claes, Vienna University of Economics and Business
Language Management in a Multinational Workforce: The Knowledge Worker Perspective revisited. Can standpoint theory offer new insights?
Sunniva Whittaker, University of Agder/NHH
Linguistic glass-ceiling? Highly skilled migrants’ sensemaking of local language proficiency in professional settings in Norway
Annelise Ly, NHH