Anne Kari Bjørge

Professor Anne Kari Bjørge

E-mail
Anne.Bjorge@nhh.no
Telephone
+47 55 95 93 31
Department
Department of Professional and Intercultural Communication
Office
D239
Expertise
Language and Communication English as a lingua franca Professional communication Intercultural communication Language management

BIOGRAPHY

Anne Kari Bjørge is professor of English. She has her doctoral degree in English linguistics from the University of Bergen (2001). Her present research interests and recent publications focus on English as a lingua franca (ELF) in international business, and how the choice of corporate language for a multilingual workforce impacts on social and professional identity.

Other publications concern how negotiators handle conflict in ELF negotiations discourse, and how their practice relates to relevant theory.

Her teaching profile concentrates on cross-cultural and communication issues in various professional and international settings.

Anne Kari is active in the CEMS Global management practice network and the CEMS Language subcommittee. Anne Kari received NHH's publication bonus in 2012 for her article in Applied Linguistics on expressing disagreement in ELF negotiations. She was head of department for the period 2013–2017.

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Areas of expertise (Norwegian):
Fagspråkkommunikasjon, Interkulturell kommunikasjon

 

Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Bjørge, Anne Kari; Sandvik, Alexander Madsen; Whittaker, Sunniva The recontextualisation of values in the multilingual workplace Corporate Communications. An International Journal Volume 22 (3); page 401 - 416; 2017
Bjørge, Anne Kari Conflict talk and ELF communities of practice The Cultural and Intercultural Dimensions of English as a Lingua Franca; page 114 - 133; 2016
Bjørge, Anne Kari; Whittaker, Sunniva Language management in a multinational workforce: The knowledge worker perspective. Hermes - Journal of Language and Communication Studies (54); page 137 - 160; 2015
Bjørge, Anne Kari; Whittaker, Sunniva Corporate values: A linguistic approach International Journal of Cross Cultural Management Volume 15 (3); page 347 - 362; 2015
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teaching areas

English for professional purposes, Intercultural business communication, Cross-cultural management practice