Publication details [#65074]

Chan, Angela, Stephanie Schnurr and Olga Zayts. 2018. Exploring face, identity and relationship management in disagreements in business meetings in Hong Kong. Journal of Politeness Research 14 (2) : 279–166.
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De Gruyter


This article explores the discursive processes implied in face building and negotiation in discords in Chinese business meetings in Hong Kong. It claims that the processes of doing facework and managing relationships are tightly entwined, and also elucidate the notable role of identity in these processes.