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Culture is created through the use of language first in the creation and implementation of a shared vision articulated in a company mission statement. This vocabulary steers the organization toward what will become their [pronoun agreement: since the antecedent (organization) is singular, the pronoun (their) must be singular {his or her}] shared culture. This culture is then reinforced through all manners of language, evidenced in corporate communications such as press releases and company policy, the semantics of job titles and descriptions, and in everyday jargon that is used around the legendary water cooler, in stockholder meetings, and in every employee office, desk, and cubicle throughout the organization.
Knowing the risk of how powerful the words we [APA restricts the use of editorial "we" to mean only yourself and coauthors, not general humanity; check for usage throughout the essay.] use is the first step to adapting and functioning in a new culture. Each action, each word stated by the organization or its members contributes to the overall image projected by the corporation. It is ["It" must refer to a specific word in the sentence or the reader can become confused by the vague pronoun reference. Example – It demonstrated his recent achievement. (This usage is incorrect...

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