Harvard MBAs Already Know This

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“Hiroshi Mikitani: And now I will let you in on a bit of information that many at my alma mater have already received.In 2011, almost two decades after I graduated from Harvard Business School, I was…”

Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight:

This article presents an interesting question: is English truly the "business language", just as French was once considered the diplomat’s language? With the globalization of English due to the Internet, did Mikitani make a smart decision, and do you think he’s a trendsetter or expecting too much? What about other non-English speaking countries, or have English as a second language? I teach Technical and Business Writing classes in American English to business people from both English- and non-English speaking countries, so it’s definitely at the forefront. What would you do if your company insisted that you needed to become proficient in a language other than your own? And with translation services, would that need disappear in time? It brings up lots of interesting ideas to ponder and discuss…


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Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who has recently started her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, and BASF North America, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daniellemvillegas, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.
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