Talking from 9 to 5: How Women's and Men's Conversational Styles Affect Who Gets Heard, Who Gets Credit, and What Gets Done at Work

Talking from 9 to 5: How Women's and Men's Conversational Styles Affect Who Gets Heard, Who Gets Credit, and What Gets Done at Work

by Deborah Tannen
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Talking from 9 to 5: How Women's and Men's Conversational Styles Affect Who Gets Heard, Who Gets Credit, and What Gets Done at Work by Deborah Tannen

Your project went off without a hitch—but somebody else got the credit...You averted a crisis brilliantly—but on one noticed...You came to the meeting with a sensational idea—but it was ignored until someone else said the same thing...

WHY DOESN'T ANYONE UNDERSTAND YOU AT WORK?

In her extraordinary international bestseller, You Just Don't Understand, Deborah Tannen 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 done.

An instant classic, Talking From 9 to 5 brilliantly explains women's and men's conversational rituals—and the language barriers we unintentionally erect in the business world. It is a unique 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 more positive and productive professional relationships among men and women.In her extraordinary international bestseller, YOU JUST DON'T UNDERSTAND, Deborah Tannen transformed forever the way we look at intimate relationships between men and women. 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 done.

An instant classic, TALKING FROM 9 TO 5 brilliantly explains women's and men's conversational rituals—and the language barriers we unintentionally erect in the business world. It is a unique and invaluable guide torecognizing the verbal power games and miscommunications that cause good work to be underappreciated or go unnoticed—an essential tool for promoting more positive and professional relationships among men and women.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780688112431
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/28/1994
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.39(d)

About the Author

Hometown:

Washington, D.C. metro area

Date of Birth:

June 7, 1945

Place of Birth:

Brooklyn, New York

Education:

B.A., Harpur College, 1966, Wayne State University, 1970; M.A. in Linguistics, UC Berkeley, 1976; Ph.D., 1979

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Guest More than 1 year ago
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.