Anthony's Dilema - Dear Anthony, Inclusive language is very...

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Dear Anthony, Inclusive language is very important when writing. You need to use it so that you do not offend anyone. You need to be careful with your word selection to avoid any misunderstandings again. To avoid repeating this mistake, you should read what you write aloud. You should also maintain a professional dialogue. Also, keep the audience you are writing to in mind. If you use these tips, it should help you to prevent from making this mistake again. You always need to be careful with your word selection when making posts or e- mails. Many words can be misconstrued as sexist. One mistake you made was that you recommended using the businesswoman’s advice to “any man who wants to advance”. Although you didn’t mean to offend anyone, by saying “any man” instead of “anyone”, you excluded any females in that statement. Another statement you made that could have caused offense was “all the managers and their wives”. Because you only wrote “their wives” you give the impression that there are no female managers. A better word
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2011 for the course GEN 105 taught by Professor Adams during the Fall '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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Anthony's Dilema - Dear Anthony, Inclusive language is very...

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