foreign language needs of U.S.-based corporations

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National Foreign Language Center at the Johns Hopkins University , Washington, DC (1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington 20036)
International business enterprises -- Management., Corporations, American -- Management., Businesspeople -- United States -- Foreign language compet


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Other titlesForeign language needs of US-based corporations.
StatementCarol S. Fixman.
SeriesNFLC occasional papers
ContributionsJohns Hopkins University. National Foreign Language Center.
LC ClassificationsHD62.4 .F59 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1910855M
LC Control Number90116836

The purpose was to help identify the foreign language needs of U.S.-based corporations. These needs seem to depend in part on a company's type of product or service, its corporate culture, its geographical areas of involvement, and its size.

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Questions focused on foreign language needs within the firms and on relations with outside parties, including joint venture partners, customers, distributors, suppliers, and foreign governments. This report summarizes the findings on the needs of small and medium-sized companies vs.

large multinationals, the employment levels at which foreign language skills are important, the types of. Linguistic Auditing: A Guide To Identifying Foreign Language Communication Needs In Corporations.

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Abstract and Key Results In this article, we examine the effects of language on the transfer of knowledge within multinational companies. We unbundle language from the culture box and use the basic communication model to show how language affects all stages. We also examine a range of influences — cost, transfer medium, teams, networks, trust, staff movements and motivation — on Cited by: A foreign corporation is an existing corporation that is registered to business in a jurisdiction (such as a foreign country) other than the one where it was originally incorporated.

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In order to do business in the U.S., a foreign corporation must be registered at the federal level of a country or at the sub-federal (state or province) level of. Companies could also move departments that need foreign language speakers to one of the remaining 27 EU countries.

Best of all would be a Brexit agreement that allows EU workers to come and go as. Most companies therefore, look for candidates with foreign language skills. If you are already working, knowing a foreign language may lead to special recognitions or promotions.

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Legend: NYSE - New York Stock Exchange AMEX - American Stock Exchange NMS - Nasdaq Stock Market-National Market System SM CAP - Nasdaq Stock Market-Small Cap Market. How Learning An Additional Language Could Influence Your Business need to adapt to the needs of foreign clients as well as to communicate with foreign partners effectively.

The book Author: Cheryl Conner. However, overseas subsidiaries of U.S. corporations are entitled to a tax deferral of profits on active income until repatriated to the U.S., and are regarded as untaxed.

When repatriated, the corporations are entitled to a foreign tax credit for taxes (if any) paid in foreign countries. Locally Researched by: Amy Shapiro, Charlotte Business Journalam EDT This is a list of foreign-based companies, ranked by number of.

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In R. Lambert & S. Moore (Eds.), Foreign language in the workplace: Special issue of the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences (pp. Get this from a library. Linguistic auditing: a guide to identifying foreign language communication needs in corporations. [Nigel Reeves; Colin Wright] -- Linguistic Auditing tackles an important but overlooked dimension in the drive for quality: capability in foreign language communication, which puts the needs and sensibilities of the customer first.

Foreign corporation is a term used in the United States to describe an existing corporation (or other type of corporate entity, such as a limited liability company or LLC) that conducts business in a state or jurisdiction other than where it was originally incorporated.

U.S. companies will find the personnel they need to compete in export markets, and are perfectly happy to hire English-speaking foreigners rather than foreign language-speaking Americans.

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Foreign Investment and Activity in the United States Through Corporations, By James R. Hobbs* domestic corporations "controlled" by a for-eign person generated $ billion of worldwide receipts for and reported total assets amounting to $ billion [1].

The 1 percent of U.S. corporations that were foreign. Only those companies that have foreign operations need to be aware of what is occurring globally in foreign markets and their industry.

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Foreign Investment and Activity in the United States Through Corporations, and By James R. Hobbs* Fordomestic corporations each "con-trolled" by a foreign person generated $ billion of worldwide receipts and reported total assets amounting to $ billion [1].

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