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Managing Multilingual Workplaces Methodological, Empirical and Pedagogic Perspectives

By Sierk Horn, Philippe Lecomte and Susanne Tietze This book sets new trajectories for language-sensitive business and management research and pedagogy.  This book provides a source that unites insights from multilingual empirical research, methodological considerations and pedagogic practice in order

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New publication by Philippe d’Iribarne, co-authored by Geneviève Tréguer-Felten and colleagues

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GEM&L 2020 Strasbourg Cancelled

At an emergency meeting of the GEM&L Board, we decided that due to the rapid spread of the COVID 19, we cannot go ahead with the conference scheduled for May. This is disappointing for all of us, but in the

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Conference: Towards Constructive Intercultural Management

16-17 Avril 2020 at Turkish-German University, Istanbul Organized by:Professor Ernst Struck, Turkish- German University, IstanbulProfessor Christoph Barmeyer, University of Passau

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CPoIB special issue “Critical perspectives on the management of multilingualism in IB”

GEM&L and the co-editors of this special issue on “Critical perspectives on the management of multilingualism in IB” are happy to invite you to contribute a research paper for the ranked journal critical perspectives on international business. Submission deadline :

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Congratulations to Helena Karjalainen

Congratulations to Helena Karjalainen, a former member of the GEM&L board, for obtaining her H.D.R. (Habilitation à diriger des recherches), the French qualification for Ph.D supervision, at the Université Paris-Est Marne la Vallée.  Helena is Associate Dean of Research and

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new article by Philippe Lecomte

Recently published by EFMD Global Focus Iss.3 Vol.12   Why language matters ? There is a gap between language-sensitive IB research and international management education. Philippe Lecomte calls for increased research and an interdisciplinary approach to the subject Philippe Lecomte, President of GEM&L

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new article by Jane Kassis-Henderson et al.

Recently published by Sage, Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2018, Vol 81(3)   Boundary Crossing and Reflexivity : Navigating the Complexity of Cultural and Linguistic Identity Jane Kassis-Henderson, Linda Cohen and Rosalind McCulloch

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“Language at Work”

Claudine GAIBROIS (University of Saint Gallen, Switzerland), member of the scientific committee of GEM&L, has given a keynote speech entitled “Not only privilege and exclusion, but also resistance and democratization: The multiple power effects of multilingualism at the workplace ”

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Congratulations to Mary Vigier

Congratulations to Mary Vigier for the best paper award awarded by the  Chaire du Capital Humain et Performance Globale, Bordeaux, France The conference on« Human Capital and Culture(s) » took place in Bordeaux from June 14 to 15, 2018 Mary’s paper title  :”Language fluency

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