Università della Svizzera italiana

Fostering teamwork and socialization in collaborative working environments : Insights from a situated study on a university research team

Meschitti, Viviana ; Carassa, Antonella (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2012 ; 2012COM005.

Collaborative practices in real groups are rarely studied as they develop in research teams, despite the importance of the topic. The present study aims to address this lack and is focused on how collaboration develops in an academic research team. It draws specific attention to group practices that enhance mutual engagement within the team and the socialization of doctoral students....

Università della Svizzera italiana

The arguments of corporate directors in takeover bids : Comparing argumentative strategies in the context of friendly and hostile offers in the UK takeover market

Palmieri, Rudi ; Rigotti, Eddo (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2010.

This dissertation analyzes argumentative interactions in the context of corporate takeover bids, representing thus a first systematic study of financial communication from the perspective of argumentation theory. In general, the importance of financial communication is justified by the relevance of information for making sound investment decisions (cf. Healy Williams 2008)....

Université de Neuchâtel

Représentations linguistiques et plurilinguisme

Petitjean, Cécile ; Pekarek-Doehler, Simona (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2009 ; Th. 2128.

La notion de représentation linguistique (RL) constitue aujourd’hui un enjeu théorique majeur en sociolinguistique. En effet, si l’on s’est prioritairement intéressé, dans ce domaine, à la dimension variationnelle des productions langagières, on a également pu constater que l’analyse des dynamiques linguistiques ne pouvait reposer sur la seule prise en compte des pratiques :...