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Re: TALKING WORK vs TALKING AT WORK
Here is a pretty good book on the topic of 'talk at work':
Professional Communication in International Settings
by Yuling Pan, Suzanne B. K. Scollon, Ronald Scollon
Deborah Tannen has a book 'Talking 9 to 5' that may be of interest to you as well.
----- Original Message -----
From: Piccini Chiara <email@example.com>
Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2004 5:56 pm
Subject: TALKING WORK vs TALKING AT WORK
> Hi! Does it make sense to you distinguishing between TALKING WORK
> vs TALKING ATWORK?
> where TALKING WORK is a discursive professional activity (such as
> teaching, or a medical consultation or a problem solving meeting,
> while TALKING AT WORK is any talk occorring in workplaces (talking
> to coordinate non discursive activities, chatting during the coffee
> break, etc.)
> Shall I use a better terminology to address such a distinction?
> Does anybody know a collection of studies specifically on what I
> call TALKING WORK ?