Intercultural Organizational Communication

  title={Intercultural Organizational Communication},
  author={Jakob Lauring},
  journal={Journal of Business Communication},
  pages={231 - 255}
  • Jakob Lauring
  • Published 6 May 2011
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Business Communication
Intercultural communication has mainly been described in terms of national differences disturbing the sending and receiving of messages. In this article, it is argued that the local organizational context has to be taken into account. By linking Bourdieu’s theories on the social organization of differences to recent theories of organizational communication, the focus of the article is directed at describing the impact of informal and power-related aspects in intercultural communication. The… 

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