The role of language in business settings

Date: 16 September 2015

Venue: UAntwerp, Stadscampus, Grauwzusters, Promotiezaal - Lange Sint Annastraat, 7 - 2000 Antwerp

Time: 2:00 PM

Organization / co-organization: ACED

PhD candidate: Vasiliki Gargalianou

Principal investigator: Prof Arjen van Witteloostuijn (UAntwerp)

Short description: PhD defence Vasiliki Gargalianou - Faculty of Applied Economics, MNG/ACED



Abstract

This phd focuses on the impact of language on human behavior on the level of cooperation versus competition. We test the underlying mechanisms which make an individual switch to a more cooperative or competitive behavior in the display of different languages in different countries.