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LINGUIST List 23.952

Fri Feb 24 2012

Qs: Research on Telephone Discourse

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        1.     Gillian Howarth , Research on Telephone Discourse

Message 1: Research on Telephone Discourse
Date: 22-Feb-2012
From: Gillian Howarth <ghowarthamazon.co.uk>
Subject: Research on Telephone Discourse
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I am currently training Hiring Managers on how to interview effectively on
the phone. Their common complaint is that they are missing non-verbal
cues so cannot make reasonable judgements. I wonder if anyone can
recommend any papers / research that have been done on this subject.
Even if not specific to interviewing, I would be interested in any papers or
studies done on telephone dialogue and analysis on this. I realise this is
really broad - my HMs aren't linguictic experts but I just feel if I can give
them some background it might help frame the training.


Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis

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