The Victorious English Language

  title={The Victorious English Language},
  author={Susanne Tietze and Penny Dick},
  journal={Journal of Management Inquiry},
  pages={122 - 134}
  • S. TietzeP. Dick
  • Published 1 January 2013
  • Education
  • Journal of Management Inquiry
This study explores hegemonic linguistic processes, that is, the dominant and unreflective use of the English language in the production of textual knowledge accounts. The authors see the production of management knowledge as situated in central or peripheral locations, which they examine from an English language perspective. Their inquiry is based on an empirical study based on the perspectives of 33 management academics (not English language speakers) in (semi) peripheral locations, who have… 


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