Business Language Need/ Program Development
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Ahmed, Zafar V, & Krohn, Franklin B. 1994. “The Symbiosis of Liberal Arts and International Business”. Pp. 199 in Journal of Education for Business v. 6 Issue 4
Arpan, Jeffrey. 1998. “International Business Content”. Pp. 61-76 in Spanish and Portuguese for Business and the Professions, edited by Bruce Fryer and Gail Guntermann. Lincolnwood, IL. National Textbook Company.
Barrier, M. 1990. “Helping U.S. Business speak in Foreign Language”. Pp. 16 in Nation’s Business v. 78 Issue 8.
Bowley, Barbara A. “Support for Foreign Languages in International Busines Programs.” ADFL Bulletin, 16:3 (1985 Apr), pp. 38-41. Includes figures. http://www.adfl.org/. Available to ADFL members only.
Brown Stokely, Sonja. 2000. “Fluency in a Foreign Language can Translate into a World of Professional Possibilities”. Pp. 125-129 in Black Enterprise v. 3 No. 10.
Cornick, M.F., & Roberts-Gassler, V. 1991. “The Value of Foreign Language Skill for Accounting and Business Majors”. Pp. 161-164 in Business Education v. 66 Issue 3.
Cowles, Antonia. 1998. “Needs Analysis in Program Development”. Pp. 23-42 in Spanish and Portuguese for Business and the Professions, edited by Bruce Fryer and Gail Guntermann. Lincolnwood, IL. National Textbook Company.
Critz, Mary Anne, Grosse, C. U., & Vladimir Tuman, Walter. 1998. “The Economic Utility of Foreign Language Study”. Pp. 457-472 in The Modern Language Journal v. 82.
Edwards, Nathan. “Language for Business: Effective Needs Assessment, Syllabus Design and Material Preparation in a Practical ESP Case Study.” English for Specific Purposes, 19:3 (2000), pp. 291-96.
Ferraro, Gary P. 1996. “The Need for Linguistic Proficiency in Global Business”. Pp. 39-46 in Business Horizons v. 39.
Galloway, Vicki. 1998. “Curricular Connections in Language and International Business”. Pp. 43-60 in Spanish and Portuguese for Business and the Professions, edited by Bruce Fryer and Gail Guntermann. Lincolnwood, IL. National Textbook Company.
Grosse, C.U. 1982. “A Survey of Spanish for Business at AACSB Colleges and Universities in the United States”. The Modern Language Journal, 66, P.p. 383-390.
Grosse, C.U., & Voght, G.M. 1990. “Foreign Languages for business and the Professions at US Colleges and Universities.” Modern Language Journal, 74, Pp. 36-47.
Ireland, R. Duane, & Ramsower, Raegan M. 1994. “Critical Business Trends: Views from a Business School’s Advisory Board”. Pp. 190-195 in Journal of Education for Business v. 69 Issue 4.
Johns, Ann M. “The Language of Business.” Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 7(1986), pp. 3-17.
Kelm, Orlando. 1998. “The Potential for Media in Language for Business and the Professions”. Pp. 229-240 in Spanish and Portuguese for Business and the Professions, edited by Bruce Fryer and Gail Guntermann. Lincolnwood, IL. National Textbook Company.
Kordsmeier, William, Arn, Joe, & Rogers, Betty. 2000. “Foreign Language Needs of U.S. Businesses”. Pp. 169, 3p in Journal of Education for Business v. 75 Issue 3.
Lambert, Richard D. “Foreign Language Use among International Business Graduates.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 511 (1990 Sept), pp. 47-59.
Lee, Louis. 2000. “Speaking the Customer’s Language. Literally”. Pp. 178-179 in Business Week, Issue 3700.
Martin, Elizabeth. 2000. “Designing and Implementing A French-For-Specific-Purposes(FSP) Program: Lessons Learned From ESP.” Global Business Languages, 17-33.
Peterson, Thane. 2002. “The Importance of Being Multilingual”. Business Week Online
Slessarev, Helg. “Foreign Languages and International Business: What’s the Right Mix?.” PEALS (Colorado Cong. of Foreign Lang. Teachers), 18:4 (1979), pp. 5-8.
Sprung, Robert. “Crossing Cultures.” Language International: The Business Resource for a Multilingual Age, 11:6 (1999 Dec), pp. 22-25.
Staczek, J. 1984. “A Case for the FL in the MBA and MIB.” Journal of Language for International Business, 1, Pp.1-8.
Suárez, J.I. 1998. “The Internship and Other Practical Training Experiences.” Pp. 253-262 in Spanish and Portuguese for Business and the Professions, edited by Bruce Fryer and Gail Guntermann. Lincolnwood, IL. National Textbook Company.
Weiss, Stephen E.; and Stripp, William. “Negotiating with Foreign Business Persons: An Introduction for Americans with Propositions on Six Cultures,” pp. 51-118. Niemeier, Susanne (ed. and introd.); Campbell, Charles P. (ed.); and Dirven, René (ed.). The Cultural Context in Business Communication. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Benjamins, 1998. vi, 269 pp.