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Dimensions of the translation organization

Type of translation organization.

What is the background of people doing the translation?

Size of translation organization.

Amount of employees

Nature of the entire organization.

What is the business of the company?

Size of the entire organization.

What is the amount of employees?
What is the turnover of the company?

Amount of international activity.

What proportion of the employees is directly involved in international activities? What is the share of exports of the whole turnover?

Nature of international activity.

Language policy of the organization.

What is the official language of an organization?

Typical profiles.

Free-lance translator.

Aids used in decreasing probability:

Translation company.

Organization with centralized internal translation department.

Organization with subcontracted translation.

Organization with decentralized translation.

Bi/multilingual organization.

International organization.

Organization with hybrid profile.


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