Related research projects and resources
The following projects are related to the work being done in the Language in the Workplace Project:
- English for Employment: Pascal Brown has developed a website for students learning English as a second language in New Zealand. The site aims to help develop students' skills in business English and workplace communication, as well as everyday English. It includes a range of useful information and online exercises.
- Work Talk—NZ Workplace Communication: A tool developed by Immigration New Zealand in collaboration with the Language in the Workplace team. It is designed to help improve communication between New Zealand employers or managers and new migrant employees from other cultures.
Organisational management and communication studies
- Emerald: a trading name of MCB UP Ltd., publishes the world's widest range of management and library & information services journals. There are numerous full-text articles about organisations and communication.
- Communication Institute for Online Scholarship: general communication research and information. Some fun stuff too.
- Linguistic Society of New Zealand: information on the linguistic history of New Zealand, and links to current research and academic departments.
- The Linguist List: a comprehensive source of international information, contacts and links.
- Community Languages and English for Speakers of Other Languages (CLESOL): major New Zealand conference for language teachers and educators. It has been held every two years since 1988, and includes speakers, presenters and participants from ESOL, Community Languages and Te Reo Maori.
- Applied Linguistics Association of New Zealand (ALANZ): provides access to a network of people interested and active in applied linguistic research. Regular research seminars and an annual research symposium are also held.
General research resources
Royal Society of New Zealand Code of Ethics: The Royal Society puts out a code of ethics which should apply to all those carrying out scientific research. The Language in the Workplace Project complies with these standards and we encourage all those intending to carry out similar research to follow them as well.