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IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication

Issue 2 • Date June 2001

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  • Profile of Richard Hill

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):142 - 146
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    Richard Hill, a graduate of Cambridge University, UK, in Economics and Modern Languages, is interviewed. Dr. Hill is an interculturalist and international communications consultant working principally in the European theater. His experience as an advisor to international organizations and multinational corporations has provided him with insights into the nature and mechanisms of European cultures.... View full abstract»

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  • Robert S. Frey Successful proposal strategies for small businesses: winning government, private sector, and international contracts, 2nd ed. [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):147 - 148
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  • Paul Dombrowski Ethics in technical communication [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):149 - 150
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  • Mary Munter Guide to managerial communication: effective business writing and speaking, 5th ed. [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):151 - 152
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  • Ava Cross Talking business-strategies for successful presentations [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):153 - 154
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  • Pradeep Henry User-centered information design for improved software usability [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):155 - 158
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  • A conceptual framework for international Web design

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):83 - 103
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    We develop a conceptual framework for exploring significant differences in how people from diverse cultural backgrounds and with diverse individual characteristics might perceive and use Web documents. This is the first stage of a large multistage empirical study of user satisfaction and effectiveness of various Web designs based on cultural and individual factors. We identify six cultural factors... View full abstract»

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  • Technical innovation and global business communication: an introduction

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):77 - 82
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    Rapid advancement in communication technology has brought with it a host of relevant questions. This paper looks at some interactions of culture, communication, behaviors, and multimedia technology View full abstract»

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  • The local and the global: an exploration into the Finnish and English Websites of a Finnish company

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):104 - 113
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    This paper compares the Finnish and English Web sites of a Finnish company to find out what culturally geared strategies emerge and what constitutes the genre of company information on the Internet. Drawing on genre theory and cultural studies, the paper further explores the relationship between linear texts and nonlinear hypertext genre. The paper shows how the Web sites aimed at the English-spea... View full abstract»

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  • Non-face-to face international business negotiation: how is national culture reflected in this medium

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):126 - 137
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    With the globalization of the world economy, it is imperative that managers, both present and future, be sensitive to differences in intercultural business communication. In particular, the context of global electronic commerce leads to an increasing use of email in negotiating deals, which to this point has been carried out almost exclusively via face-to-face (FTF) or other high-feedback media (e... View full abstract»

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  • A recipe for mission and vision statements

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):138 - 141
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    I suggest that, if correctly worded, a company's mission or vision statement serves the same function as a team jersey. Both can serve to unify the group around a task. The task defines the group in contrast to the actions of competitors. At least two fields deal with the theory of T-shirts and vision statements: language theory and social psychology. I explicitly define Unifying Action Declaratio... View full abstract»

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  • Exploratory research on the role of national and professional cultures in a distributed learning project

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):114 - 125
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    The impact of differing national and professional cultural backgrounds is a salient issue that interacts with technological support of distributed teams. As we prepare for the world of the future it becomes imperative that we give students the experience of working in multicultural distributed teams. In order to gain experience in this area, a project between ten teams of students from the City Un... View full abstract»

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The IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to applied research on professional communication--including but not limited to technical and business communication. It has been published since 1957 by the Professional Communication Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

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George F. Hayhoe
Mercer University School of Eng.