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What are three examples of occurrences of bias in business writing? Identify two strategies you consider important to use when working to reduce bias in business writing.
Bias is prejudice toward or unfair characterization of the members of a particular group. Bias is so common in speech and writing that we often are not even aware of it. [ But it is the responsibility of everyone to become conscious of and write without bias. The following guideline will help you to accomplish this objective. When writing, avoid using offensive terms when referring to an
individual or group of people. Not: They have hired more broads this year than men. Nobody used to hire micks around here. This example was written at by By Stacie Heaps Professional Writer and Editor. Her article talks about how to avoid bias in business writing. There are also examples there of a bias sentences and paragraphs. You'll learn a lot from it. ]
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