Final Reflections: Patterns of Communication in Digital Age Corporations

  • Anna Danielewicz-Betz


This chapter offers a concise summary of the main observations and findings pertaining to the topic of business communication, enterprise software and digital corporations from an interdisciplinary perspective. The structure of business email communication is revisited to illustrate who communicates with whom in the corpus analysed. The similarities and differences between spoken business communication in meetings (mainly with reference to the CANBEC corpus discussed in Handford, The language of business meetings. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010) and email communication (with reference to the email corpus researched) are addressed. It concludes with reflections on the definitions of business communication, an attempt at a visualisation, a discussion of limitations in the corpus analysis and a speculation on the future.


Discursive Practice Business Meeting Business Communication Cybernetic System Enterprise Software 
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  • Anna Danielewicz-Betz
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  1. 1.Ludwig-Maximilians University MunichGermany

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