RE: Help with last names issue

Subject: RE: Help with last names issue
From: James Leatherwood <JLeatherwood -at- aflac -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 08:07:36 -0400

I'm surprised no one has mentioned the drive to multi-culturalism I've noted in standardized tests and online courses. I see many examples of non-WASP names in these contexts:
e.g., "Rajneesh is a manger who is preparing an appraisal for his direct report Miyoko."

I've not seen any research showing greater acceptance/engagement in such documents by multicultural readers, but I suspect it's at least marginally higher.

James Leatherwood

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