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Your project went off without a hitch but somebody else got the creditYou averted a crisis brilliantly but no one noticedYou came to the meeting with a sensational idea but it was ignored until someone else said the same thing HOW CAN YOU GET CREDIT GET AHEAD In her extraordinary international bestseller You Just Don't Understand Deborah Tannen. I don t remember how this got onto my book shelves but there it was when I was looking for something to readWish I d read it years ago When I think back to the times in my work life when I had difficulty it was never because I couldn t accomplish a technical task No it was because I couldn t communicate effectively with a co worker or boss Sometimes my being a knucklehead didn t help eitherThe book is written I think it s fair to say for the benefit of women but it works as a good guide for men too on how we Americans talk at work Americans because as I learned from the book other cultures the Japanese especially talk very differently than we doThe author is a college professor and linguist and sometimes uotes research studies than we need to know about Sometimes we d wish an editor had convinced her to cut to the chase or not present that particular argument at allBut if you re a woman in the work force or have a loved one who is or are a male working with women I think you ll find this book interesting and valuable You might as I did start listening to conversations at work in a different way almost as a linguist wouldOne chapter Marked Women in the Workplace is an eye opening tour de force It makes me marvel even at those isolated examples of successful women in the Fortune 500 and what barriers they overcame to achieve the top rungsThis is one of those books that s like your first pair of glasses letting you see clearly the reality that had unknowingly been a blur

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Talking from 9 to 5 Women and Men at Work

Rsational rituals and the language barriers we unintentionally erect in the business world It is a uniue and invaluable guide to recognizing the verbal power games and miscommunications that cause good work to be underappreciated or go unnoticed an essential tool for promoting positive and productive professional relationships among men and wom. Deborah Tannen is brilliant I have been devouring her books and this is the latest that I ve read Her insights are not just observations they are reinforced by scientific research She elucidates how our language works and how it is affected by status gender and specific circumstance It s fascinating but it s also really really helpful

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Transformed forever the way we look at intimate relationships between women and men Now she turns her keen ear and observant eye toward the workplace where the ways in which men and women communicate can determine who gets heard who gets ahead and what gets doneAn instant classic Talking From 9 to 5 brilliantly explains women's and men's conve. The book would probably be most helpful for people in managerial roles It is of a guide to understanding communication styles than a guide to improving one s own I did find it very interesting though It gave a concrete voice to many of my own perceptions about the way I am perceived and helped me to understand one of my co workers in particular who has a communication style at the exact opposite end of the spectrum from my own and one that I don t often encounter in southern society It was also nice to have someone with a pedegree confirm that many of the labels that have been applied to me because of my own style not confident etc are merely mis reading social cues that are so automatic to me I appreciated her even handed and nonjudgmental tone


10 thoughts on “Talking from 9 to 5 Women and Men at Work

  1. says:

    Deborah Tannen is a linguist and was affiliated with a university that my mother in law a former librarian worked

  2. says:

    I don't remember how this got onto my book shelves but there it was when I was looking for something to readWish

  3. says:

    The fear of rape is the extreme form of it; the fear of male violence is nubWomen have always be discriminated against in the workplace be it making less than their male counterparts or called names This book explains why women are always made

  4. says:

    When I started reading this book I didn't realize just how long ago 1994 was in the realm of workplace communication and office management As such a number of items especially dress and makeup are dated but some things never change in 20 years B Mikulski is still a senator and people are still giving H Clinton griefThis book is long on detail and academia speak not necessarily bad things but it is exceptionally short on action i

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    The book would probably be most helpful for people in managerial roles It is of a guide to understanding communication styles than a guide to improving one's own I did find it very interesting though It gave a con

  6. says:

    Really useful in understanding how wrong conversations can go Helps in understanding how the same words don't mean the same to the speaker and listener Adds much perspective to many of the problems we see in today's culture wars Highly recommend reading anyall of Deborah Tannen's booksI don't always agree with her but she does cause me to stop and think before getting angry I also laugh when miscommunication ha

  7. says:

    This is an excellent resource for women and a beautiful sociolinguistic bit of research Tannen is a serious linguistic researcher who

  8. says:

    Deborah Tannen is brilliant I have been devouring her books and this is the latest that I've read Her insights are not just observations; they are reinforced by scientific research She elucidates how our language works and how it is affected by status gender and specific circumstance It's fascinating but it's also really really helpful

  9. says:

    I've read several books by Deborah Tannen She offers insight into the differences between how men and women think and therefore speak differently She explains the valid reasons behind both gender styles of communi

  10. says:

    I'd really like to read of Deborah Tannen and about sociolinguistics as well

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