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The bestselling author of You Just Don't Understand and That's Not What I Meant enters the realm of the workplace and shows readers how they are too often foreigners to each other. Tannen maintains that there is no one style of speaking that is superior in all situations, fully recognizing that differences in gender, ethnicity, geography, class, and personality effect communication in the workplace.
|A Note on Notes and Transcription||19|
|1||Women and Men Talking on the Job||21|
|2||"I'm Sorry, I'm Not Apologizing": Conversational Rituals||43|
|3||"Why Don't You Say What You Mean?": Indirectness at Work||78|
|4||Marked: Women in the Workplace||107|
|5||The Glass Ceiling||132|
|6||"She's the Boss": Women and Authority||160|
|7||Talking Up Close: Status and Connection||204|
|8||What's Sex Got to Do with It?||242|
|9||Who Gets Heard?: Talking at Meetings||276|
Posted March 7, 2006
Talking from 9 to 5 truly displays many real-life examples of how men and women differ in a variety of ways, and how being flexible and aware of conversational styles will definitely help realtions with co-workers and life in general at the workplace.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.