Literature on intercultural technical communication suggests that cultural differences influence communication variables. however, there does not seem te be a convincing empirical base upon which the bold assumptions in scientific and practical publications van be founded. A smal-scale study was carried out to look for culture-related textual differences in user manuals from Spain and the Netherlands. The results do not support the assumptions made in the literature.
|Title of host publication||Rearching Technical Documents|
|Editors||T. Ensink, C. Sauer|
|Place of Publication||Groningen|
|Publisher||University of Groningen|
|Publication status||Published - 1996|
|Name||Groningen series on language use and communication|