Behavior in Foreign Languages

Experimental Evidence on Creativity, Cooperation, and Culture-related Effects
 
 
Springer Gabler (Verlag)
  • erscheint ca. am 3. Dezember 2020
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • XIX, 162 Seiten
978-3-658-31852-9 (ISBN)
 

Working and interacting in foreign languages is widespread. While the relationship between language and behavior has been discussed for many years, empirical evidence for behavioral effects of foreign language use is surprisingly scarce. Stefan Nothelfer has conducted a series of laboratory studies to investigate and disentangle effects of language and culture on creativity and cooperation, important behavioral foundations of innovation. He draws insights from a large cross-country dataset with pairings between three languages, using a custom-built mobile laboratory. The author's findings challenge theories of linguistic relativity, foreign language effects, and cultural accommodation, and enrich the empirical basis for fundamental research on language and behavior.


1st ed. 2020
  • Englisch
  • Wiesbaden
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  • Deutschland
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • 25 s/w Abbildungen, 12 farbige Abbildungen
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  • 12 Illustrations, color; 25 Illustrations, black and white; XIX, 162 p. 37 illus., 12 illus. in color.
  • Höhe: 21 cm
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  • Breite: 14.8 cm
978-3-658-31852-9 (9783658318529)
10.1007/978-3-658-31853-6
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Dr. Stefan Nothelfer completed his dissertation under the supervision of Prof. Dietmar Harhoff, Ph.D. and Dr. Marco Kleine at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, the Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM) and Columbia University.

Preface.- In search of Cultural Accommodation, Ethnic Affirmation, and Foreign Language Effects.- Foreign Language Effects on Creativity.- Cooperation in Foreign Languages.- Conclusion and Outlook.- Appendix.
Working and interacting in foreign languages is widespread. While the relationship between language and behavior has been discussed for many years, empirical evidence for behavioral effects of foreign language use is surprisingly scarce. Stefan Nothelfer has conducted a series of laboratory studies to investigate and disentangle effects of language and culture on creativity and cooperation, important behavioral foundations of innovation. He draws insights from a large cross-country dataset with pairings between three languages, using a custom-built mobile laboratory. The author's findings challenge theories of linguistic relativity, foreign language effects, and cultural accommodation, and enrich the empirical basis for fundamental research on language and behavior.

The Author

Dr. Stefan Nothelfer completed his dissertation under the supervision of Prof. Dietmar Harhoff, Ph.D. and Dr. Marco Kleine at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, the Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM) and Columbia University.

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