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Alexander Beer

ao.Univ.Prof. Mag.Dr.rer.soc.oec. Alexander Beer
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CV

1999
Visiting Scholar at Georgetown University, Washington DC
1995
Dr.rer.soc.oec.degree Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
1991
Mag.rer.soc.oec.degree Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration

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Awards and Honors

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Classifications

  • 5344 Foreign trade (Details)
  • 6603 American studies (Details)
  • 6605 English language and literature (Details)

Expertise

  • international trade policy
  • international trade
  • business terminology

Activities

Organization scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2010-2011 Symposium "Dictionaries and beyond – lexicography for specific purposes"
Organization other meeting (Excursion etc.)
  2009-2014 Austrian Scholars Exchange Program with Miami University of Ohio
Position in administration
  since 2010 Studienkommission der WU
  since 2009 Bereichsdirektor Sprachen
  since 2005 stv. Institutsvorstand Englische Wirtschaftskommunikation
Academic advisor
  since 2012 Boston College
  since 2003 University of Miami, FL
  since 1998 UW Madison
Supervisor dissertation
  since 2015
Research and Teaching Stay
  1999 Georgetown, Washington, D.C.
Attendance scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2014 ABC-SE Regional Conference

Publications

Book (monograph)

2004 Beer, A.. 2004. The Impact of Electronic Mail on Business Processes and the Relevance of Proper English in This Context. Wien, Peter Lang (Details)
1998 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin. 1998. Vienna - The Economic Hub Linking East and West. An Investor's Guide to the Most Important Legal and Economic Regulations. Vienna Business Agency: Vienna (Details)
1996 Beer, Alexander. 1996. Corporate Communication and Corporate Language - Illustrated by the Example of Walt Disney World. Wien: Service Fachverlag (Details)

Journal article

1998 Herles, Martin (with Beer, Alexander). 1998. Das Testen von Sprachkompetenz anhand von Übersetzungen - eine Rechtfertigung. ÖDaF Mitteilungen 2/1998, Österreichischer Verband für Deutsch als Fremdsprache/Zweitsprache, Vienna, 21-26 (Details)
  Zeilinger, Romana (with Herles, Martin, Beer, Alexander). 1998. There is life outside our university!. ELT News, nb. 36 (June 1998), 40-46 (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2017 Beer, Alexander. 2017. From business letters to e-mail and mobile communication. In: Handbook of Business Communication, Hrsg. Gerlinde Mautner, Franz Rainer, 153-173. Boston/Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. (Details)
1998 Beer, Alexander. 1998. The Concept of Corporate Language and Its Impact on Business Performance. In: Rainer, Franz, Stegu, Martin (Hrsg.): Wirtschaftssprache. Anglistische, germanistische, romanistische und slawistische Beiträge. Festschrift für Peter Schifko, Peter Lang, Frankfurt/Main (Details)

Contribution to conference proceedings

1999 Herles, Martin, Beer, Alexander. 1999. Article-based teaching and testing. Proceedings of the 11th BESIG International Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2017 Beer, Alexander. 2017. A Look at Local Adaptations of Movie Titles and Related Issues. ABC Annual Conference, Dun Leoghaire, Irland, 18.10-21.10. (Details)
2016 Beer, Alexander. 2016. This is a Mickey Mouse paper - is that a good or a bad thing? ABC EMEA Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 06.01-08.01. (Details)
2014 Beer, Alexander. 2014. The Inevitability of Electronic Business Communication and the Resulting Demise of Proper Language -- Fact or Fiction? ABC SE Conference, Orlando, FL, United States/USA, 27.03 - 29.03. (Details)
2010 Beer, Alexander, Obenaus, Wolfgang, Kast, Judith. 2010. The woes and wonders of creating an international business dictionary. ABC Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, United States/USA, 27.10 - 30.10. (Details)
2007 Obenaus, Wolfgang, Beer, Alexander. 2007. Teaching English Business Communication at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration: The Impact of the Bologna Process. 9. Jahreskonferenz von ABC Europe mit dem Generalthema 'Communication: Spanning Cultures, Change and Challenges, Istanbul, Türkei, 23.5.-26.5.2007. (Details)
2006 Beer, Alexander, Obenaus, Wolfgang. 2006. The pitfalls of sloppy e-mail management. ABC Annual Conference, San Antonio, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 25.10.-28.10.2006. (Details)
2005 Beer, A.. 2005. Is there room for pop culture in business English?. 39th IATEFL International Annual Conference, Cardiff, Großbritannien (5.4. - 9.4.2005) (Details)
  Beer, A.. 2005. Using cartoons to teach basic finance and economics. BESIG Annual Conference, Monaco (10.11. - 13.11.2005) (Details)
2004 Obenaus, Wolfgang/Beer, Alexander. 2004. "E-mail - A Business Application in Its Own Right". Vortrag im Rahmen der 69.Jahreskonferenz von ABC (The Association for Business Communication) mit dem Grundthema 'Exploring the Impact of Technology on Business Communication Practice and Pedagogy'. Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A., October 27-30 (Details)
2003 Obenaus, Wolfgang, Beer, Axel. 2003. The Perceived Impact of E-mail on Business Processes and the Relevance of Correct English. Vortrag im Rahmen der 68. Jahreskonferenz von ABC (The Association for Business Communication) mit dem Generalthema: Communication and Ethics: Challenges for Research, Teaching and Training. Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A., October 22 - 25, 2003 (Details)
2002 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin. 2002. Combining Content and Culture in Teaching Business English. TEA Workshop English Across The Curriculum, Wien, 1-5 Juli (Details)
2001 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin. 2001. No SECs please, we're European linking puns and pundits. Vienna Exchange International TEA Conference, Wien, 28.-30. September (Details)
2000 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin. 2000. 'No SECs please, we're European-linking puns and pundits'. 13th BESIG International Conference, München, 13-15 November (Details)
  Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin. 2000. 'What means this?' and other howlers revisited. 34th IATEFL International Conference in Dublin, Ireland, 27-31 March (Details)
1998 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin. 1998. Article-based teaching and testing. 11th BESIG International Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 13-15 November (Details)
  Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin. 1998. Translations in tests - A means to an end. Joint TEA/IATEFL TEASIG/ ÖDAF International Symposium 'Exploring TEA (Testing - Evaluation - Assessment) in the Language Classroom', Vienna, 25-28 March (Details)

Textbook

2000 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin, Weidacher, Josef. 2000. Business English Part II Studies. Terminology, Legal English, Grammar. Mit Diskette, 5. aktualisierte Auflage, MBS, August (Details)

Lecture notes/article in lecture notes

2018 Herles, Martin, Beer, Alexander, Jacobeit, Barbara, Gasser, Werner, Raab, Michael. 2018. EBC 3. Fremdsprachliche Wirtschaftskommunikation III - Englisch. Newly revised edition. Wien: Management Book Service. (Details)
  Herles, Martin, Beer, Alexander. 2018. Life in Britain and the U.S. 19th edition . Wien: Management Book Service. (Details)
2017 Herles, Martin, Beer, Alexander, Gasser, Werner, Raab, Michael, Jacobeit, Barbara. 2017. EBC 3. Fremdsprachliche Wirtschaftskommunikation III - Englisch. Revised edition . Wien: MBS. (Details)
  Herles, Martin, Beer, Alexander. 2017. Life in Britain and the U.S., 18th edition. Vienna: Management Book Service. (Details)
2016 Beer, Alexander, Gasser, Werner, Herles, Martin, Jacobeit, Barbara, Raab, Michael. 2016. EBC 3. Fremdsprachliche Wirtschaftskommunikation III - Englisch. Revised edition Wien: MBS. (Details)
2015 Herles, Martin, Beer, Alexander. 2015. Life in Britain and the U.S. 17th edition. Wien: MBS. (Details)
2013 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin. 2013. Life in Britain and the US.. 16. Auflage Wien: MBS. (Details)
2012 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin. 2012. Life in Britain and the US. 15. Auflage Wien: MBS. (Details)
2010 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin. 2010. Life in Britain and the US. 14.Auflage Wien: MBS. (Details)
  Beer, Alexander, Gasser, Werner, Herles, Martin, Jacobeit, Barbara, Raab, Michael. 2010. EBC 3. Fremdsprachliche Wirtschaftskommunikation III - Englisch. Wien: MBS. (Details)
2009 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin. 2009. Life in Britain and the U.S.. 13.Auflage Wien: MBS. (Details)
2006 Herles, Martin, Beer, Alexander. 2006. Life in Britain and the U.S. 11. aktualisierte Auflage . MBS Verlag, Wien. Wien: MBS. (Details)
2005 Beer, A., Herles, M.. 2005. Life in Britain and the U.S.. 10. aktualisierte Auflage, MBS Verlag, Wien (Details)
2004 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin. 2004. Life in Britain and the U.S.. 9. aktualisierte Auflage, Wien, MBS (Details)
2003 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin, Weidacher, Josef. 2003. Business English Sample Second Diploma Exams with Solutions and Useful Hints. Volume 3 (Scriptum accompanying a series of lectures at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration), Management Book Service, Wien (Details)
2002 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin, Weidacher, Josef. 2002. Business English Sample Second Diploma Exams with Solutions and Useful Hints. Begleitmaterial zur Vorbereitung auf die schriftliche 2. Diplomprüfung aus Wirtschaftsenglisch, 7. Auflage, Management Book Service, Wien (Details)
  Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin, Weidacher, Josef. 2002. Business English Sample Second Diploma Exams with Solutions and Useful Hints. Volume 2, Begleitmaterial zur Vorbereitung auf die schriftliche 2. Diplomprüfung aus Wirtschaftsenglisch, 4. Auflage, Management Book Service, Wien (Details)
2001 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin, Weidacher, Josef. 2001. Business English Sample Second Diploma Exams. 5. aktualisierte Aufl., MBS Wien (Details)
  Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin, Weidacher, Josef. 2001. Business English Sample Second Diploma Exams. Volume 2, 3. Aufl., MBS Wien (Details)
  Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin. 2001. Life in Britain and the U.S.. 8. aktualisierte Auflage, MBS Wien (Details)
2000 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin, Weidacher, Josef. 2000. Business English Sample 2nd Diploma Exams with Solutions and Useful Hints. Vol. 2, 2. Auflage, MBS, August (Details)
  Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin, Weidacher, Josef. 2000. Business English Sample 2nd Diploma Exams with Solutions and Useful Hints. 5. Auflage, MBS, August (Details)
  Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin. 2000. Life in Britain and the U.S.. 7. upgedatete Auflage, MBS, September (Details)
1999 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin, Weidacher, Josef. 1999. Business English Part II Studies. Terminology, Legal English, Grammar. (Skriptum accompanying a series of lectures at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration.), 4th ed. Wien: Management Book Service (Details)
  Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin, Weidacher, Josef. 1999. Business English Sample Second Diploma Exams. Volume 2, 1st ed., Wien: Management Book Service (Details)
  Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin, Weidacher, Josef. 1999. Business English Sample Second Diploma Exams with Solutions and Useful Hints. Skriptum accompanying a series of lectures at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, 4th ed., Wien: Management Book Service (Details)
  Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin. 1999. Life in Britain and the U.S.. (Skriptum (published lecture notes) accompanying a series of lectures at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration.) 6th ed. Wien: Management Book Service (Details)
1996 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin, Weidacher, Josef. 1996. Business English Part II Studies. Terminology, Legal English, Grammar. Skriptum accompanying a series of lectures at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. Wien: Management Book Service (Details)
  Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin, Weidacher, Josef. 1996. Business English Sample Second Diploma Exams with Solutions and Useful Hints. Skriptum accompanying a series of lectures at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Wien: Management Book Service (Details)
1995 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin. 1995. Life in Britain and the U.S.. (Skriptum [published lecture notes] accompanying a series of lectures at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration.) Wien: Management Book Service (Details)

Dictionary

2012 Beer, Alexander, Herles, Martin, Obenaus, Wolfgang. 2012. Schäfer Wirtschaftswörterbuch Finanz- und Rechnungswesen Englisch-Deutsch / Deutsch-Englisch. (Details)

Habilitation

2003 Beer, A.. 2003. The Impact of Electronic Mail on Business Processes and the Relevance of Proper English in This Context. Habilitation, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Details)

Dissertation

1995 Beer, A.. 1995. Corporate Communication and Corporate Language - Illustrated by the Example of Walt Disney World. Dissertation, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Details)

Diploma thesis

1991 Beer, A. 1991. Militärmetaphorik in der englischen Wirtschaftssprache / Military metaphors in business English. Wirtschaftsuniv., Wien (Details)

Unpublished lecture

2007 Beer, Alexander, Beer, Michael. 2007. Corporate Website Communication - Localization vs. Globalization. WU Competence Day 2007. Fremdsprachen im Fokus: Internationale Kommunikation als Schlüssel zum Unternehmenserfolg, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, 14.06. (Details)

Projects

1998
International business (1998-2000) (Details)
The language of negotiations (1998-2000) (Details)
1997
The impact of electronic mail on business processes and the relevance of proper English in this context (1997-2002) (Details)