International Journal of Language & Linguistics

ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online)

Language Management and Translation: How Companies Deal with Language Diversity in Taiwan
Jia-chen Chuo

Abstract
With the globalization trend, the economic boundaries among countries have been blurred. In order to search for the best way to survive, businesses have tried to divide traditional manufacture processes into different parts to remain competitive. One of the inevitable result for this trend is the frequent communication with staff from foreign countries. Translation fees become necessary costs for a business. However, translation alone cannot solve all the problems. Sometimes, even high quality translation does not guarantee expected effect. This research aims at investigating the language policies in Taiwan-based businesses and the way corporates deal with language management.

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