Referring to women as "girls", Ms Cooper said, was sexist and inappropriate for the workplace because it was often used to exclude and demean women. Tony Abbott praises Fiona Scott's 'sex appeal'. It's about infantilising them, in a way. In a study for Fortunelinguist and tech entrepreneur Kieran Snyder analysed workplace performance reviews collected from employees men and 75 women. WordsAtWork aims to encourage people to think about how the language they use in the workplace affects others.
Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton is regularly called a "ball breaker" on Twitter.
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If she acts in ways that are expected of a person in authority, she may be respected but will probably be viewed as too aggressive," Ms Tannen said. Media Video Audio Photos. Among these words, only aggressive shows up in men's reviews at all. Snyder found two things: It shows up three times, twice with an exhortation to be more of it. Diversity Council chief executive Lisa Annese said WordsAtWork had predictably been criticised for being "too politically correct", but added the campaign simply aimed to encourage people to think about how the language they use in the workplace affects others.