Language and Professional Identity

Aspects of Collaborative Interaction

  • Keith Richards

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
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  6. Back Matter
    Pages 231-245

About this book


This book explores the ways in which professional groups develop specific interactional procedures for conducting and representing their activities, all of which contribute to a distinctive collaborative identity. It highlights the drawbacks as well as the advantages of collaborative talk, pointing to ways of improving professional performance.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Keith Richards
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WarwickUK

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