Schmooze/Schmoozer/Schmoozing

12:09 Jan 19, 2015
English to Serbian translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Psychology / Business communication
English term or phrase: Schmooze/Schmoozer/Schmoozing
Kontekst:
E-mail negotiations, over considerable distances with strangers, misses the traditional social lubricants: getting to know your opponent, breaking ice, small talk, background chats, rapport building. Michael Morris and his colleagues call this the 'schmooze' factor. Can negotiation outcomes be enhanced with some schmoozing? This question intrigued them, so they decided to put it to the test. They compared e-negotiators who had a prior, just five-minute, phone call to chat about themselves (but not about the actual negotiation) with negotiators who were communicating exclusively by e-mail. The 'schmoozers' developed more realistic goals, generated a bigger range of outcomes and were less likely to conflict and flame. A little schmoozing, it seems, can go a long way.

Dictionary entry for schmooze:
Making ingratiating small talk – talk that is business oriented, designed to both provide and solicit personal information but avoids overt pitching. Most often an artifact of “networking.” It is more art than science but can be learned.

Hvala.
Jovana Zivanovic
Local time: 07:00


Summary of answers provided
3 +1ležerni razgovor, ćaskanje, "šmuz"
sofijana
5 -1ulizivati se, ulizica, ulizivanje
Aleksandar Stanković
Summary of reference entries provided
schmooze
Daryo
zbližavanje
Daniela Slankamenac

Discussion entries: 1





  

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1 day 28 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): -1
schmooze/schmoozer/schmoozing
ulizivati se, ulizica, ulizivanje


Explanation:
Ulizivanje, sa primesom sarmiranja

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"talk in a cozy or intimate manner to (someone), typically in order to manipulate, flatter, or impress them"

https://www.google.com/#q=schmooze

Aleksandar Stanković
Macedonia (FYROM)
Local time: 07:00
Native speaker of: Native in MacedonianMacedonian, Native in SerbianSerbian

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  sofijana: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/shmooze, "a warm heart-to-heart talk",
1 hr

agree  zoe1: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/schmooz... ulagivanje, laskanje
5 hrs

disagree  Miroslav Jeftic: Nikako u ovom kontekstu
1 day 2 hrs
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15 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
schmooze/schmoozer/schmoozing
ležerni razgovor, ćaskanje, "šmuz"


Explanation:
http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/schmooze

http://hrvatski.enacademic.com/3759/šmuz

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Examples of SCHMOOZE

- People will have time to schmooze during the cocktail hour.
- Spent every spare minute of the conference schmoozing with the industry's power players.

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http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schmooze

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http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/שמועסן#Yiddish: to talk, converse, chat


sofijana
Serbia
Local time: 07:00
Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Branka Ramadanovic: može i "zezanje", zavisi od konteksta ...
4 hrs
  -> Hvala!

agree  Natasa Ikodinovic: mozda i sa nekim dodatkom, ciljano ćaskanje, ulagivačko ćaskanje ili nešto sasvim drugačije - šmuzovanje!
1 day 9 hrs
  -> Hvala!

disagree  Aleksandar Stanković: Da su mislili na caskanje, napisali bi chatting u izvornom tekstu. Ovakvim prevodom vam izmice sama sustina reci schmooze: "in order to manipulate, flatter, or impress".
1 day 10 hrs
  -> Nije samo "manipulate, flatter, or impress" i zato ne može da se posmatra samo kao "pokušaj iskorišćavanja". Reč nije engleskog porekla, kao što ni "divaniti" nije srpskog, a opet označava ćaskanje, razgovor... (bez ikakvih skrivenih namera)!
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Reference comments


1 day 6 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Reference: schmooze

Reference information:
schmooze
WOTD – 19 July 2008

English[edit]

shmooze
Etymology[edit]
From Yiddish שמועס (shmues).

Pronunciation[edit] enPR: shmo͞oz, IPA(key): /ʃmuːz/
Audio (US) Rhymes: -uːz

Verb[edit]
schmooze (third-person singular simple present schmoozes, present participle schmoozing, simple past and past participle schmoozed)

To talk casually, especially in order to gain an advantage or make a social connection
I wish he could do his job as well as he schmoozes with the boss.
...
Noun[edit]
schmooze (plural schmoozes)

A casual conversation, especially one held in order to gain an advantage or make a social connection.
http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/schmooze

U pitanju nije držati ćapraz-divan / unterhaltovati / bogougodno ćaskanje "da prođe vreme";
jeste vrsta naizgled ležernog razgovora, ćaskanja ali sa određenim ciljem.

dodvoravanje? ulizivanje?

Daryo
United Kingdom
Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian, Native in FrenchFrench

Peer comments on this reference comment (and responses from the reference poster)
neutral  sofijana: "an exchange of ideas via conversation", "a warm heart-to-heart talk" - ne bih rekla da se radi o dodvoravanju/ulizivanju, već pre o ležernom/neobaveznom razgovoru... bez obzira na cilj :)
1 hr
  -> "bez obzira na cilj" NAPROTIV cilj postoji - uspostaviti "prijateljski odnos" s nekim ko će kasnije biti od koristi // prevod koji zameruje taj element je pogrešan, "ulizivanje" je suviše grub izraz ali odražava tu ideju
agree  zoe1: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/schmooz... ili ulagivanje, laskanje
5 hrs
  -> ostaje samo jedna sitnica - to i prevesti ... Hvala!
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1 day 7 hrs
Reference: zbližavanje

Reference information:
Faktor zbližavanja (kroz razgovor), zbližavanje, oni koji su se zbližili.

Mislim da bi u vašem pasusu ovo rešenje moglo dobro da predstavi o čemu se radi - ćaskanje u cilju zbližavanja. Jeste da se zbližavanje, generalno, ne dešava obavezno samo kroz priču, ali kasnije imate onaj primer sa telefonskim razgovorom gde se shvata o čemu se radi. Oni koji su se prethodno zbližili (kroz neobavezno ćaskanje), imali su bolje rezultate kasnije. Ako kažemo samo "ćaskanje", čini mi se da fali cilj. S druge strane, "ulizivanje" mi zvuči prejako.

Daniela Slankamenac
Serbia
Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian
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