The Ins and Outs of Business and Professional Discourse Research

Reflections on Interacting with the Workplace

  • Glen Michael Alessi
  • Geert Jacobs

Part of the Communicating in Professions and Organizations book series (PSPOD)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Reflections on the Ins and Outs of Business and Professional Discourse Research

  3. In

  4. Out

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 295-296

About this book


Winner of the Association for Business Communication’s Distinguished Publication on Business Communication Award 2016

This edited volume offers a collection of original chapters focusing on the Ins and Outs of professional discourse research. Drawing on insights from LSP, ethnography and discourse analysis, it covers a wide range of issues, ranging from gaining access and collecting data to feeding results back in the form of recommendations to practitioners.


Discourse Research Reflexivity Workplace Discourse LSP professional ethnography communication discourse discourse analysis intercultural communication rhetoric

Editors and affiliations

  • Glen Michael Alessi
    • 1
  • Geert Jacobs
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Modena and Reggio EmiliaItaly
  2. 2.Ghent UniversityBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-137-50767-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-50768-6
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