Cross-Cultural Management Revisited – A Qualitative Approach

Philippe d’Iribarne, Sylvie Chevrier, Alain Henry, Jean-Pierre Segal, Geneviève Tréguer-Felten, Oxford University Press, 2020. Read it now The cross-cultural management literature is still dominated by the quantitative approach to cultures which made the research field popular in the early 1980’s. While the hegemony of this approach was being consolidated, a French…

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Aider les étudiants à affronter un monde international et interculturel

Tréguer-Felten, Geneviève – in Fiona Rossette & Marcè Pujol Berché (eds) : Langues et pratiques du discours en situation professionnelle, Limoges : Lambert Lucas, 2020, p.43-62. Students about to enter an increasingly-diverse business world should not only be trained in speaking English, the so-called universal language, but cautioned about the pitfalls which…

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Langue commune, cultures distinctes. Les illusions du Globish

Tréguer-Felten, Geneviève – Québec (Canada) : Presses de l’Université de Laval, 2018. This book draws readers into the realm of employees’ and multinational enterprises’ (MNEs’) intercultural communication. Relying on a dual linguistic and cultural approach, the author analyses e-mail exchanges and French and Chinese MNEs’ self-presentations in English as a…

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The role of translation in the cross-cultural transferability of corporate codes of conduct

Tréguer-Felten, Geneviève – International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, 17(1), 2017, p. 137–149. Multinationals’ corporate codes of conduct (CCCs) are meant to guide employees throughout organizations. Research draws attention to their problematic cross-cultural transferability but hardly ever considers whether a monolingual version or a translation into employees’ mother tongue is used,…

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