Sally McBeth

The Clarity Kit: Effective Communication for Municipalities (2006)

Part 3: Analyzing Municipal Communications: the Clarity Audit™

"The Clarity Audit" is the third part of the three-part "Clarity Kit," which was developed to assist municipal workplaces to improve their communication by encouraging the use of clear language. A clarity audit is a tool for gathering information about how an organization communicates, from the perspective of both management and unionized employees.

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2007-09-24

The Clarity Kit: Effective Communication for Municipalities (2006)

Part 2: Promoting Clear Communications in Your Municipality

"Promoting Clear Communications in Your Municipality" is the second part of the three-part "Clarity Kit," which was developed to assist municipal workplaces to improve communication in the workplace by encouraging the use of clear language. In this part, the authors explain what is meant by "clear language," why it is of growing importance for the municipal workplace, and the problems caused by unclear language in the workplace.

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2007-09-24

The Clarity Kit: Effective Communication for Municipalities (2006)

Part 1: Developing a Strategy for Clear Language in Municipal Communications

"Developing a Strategy for Clear Language in Municipal Communications" is the first part of the three-part "Clarity Kit," which was created to assist municipal workplaces to improve communication in the workplace by encouraging the use of clear language.

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2007-09-24

A Brief History of Plain Language (2002)

Although we often think of George Orwell's classic essay on the politics of language as the starting place for the plain language movement, we are part of a tradition of advocacy for grace, simplicity, and equity in communication that goes back to Chaucer and beyond him, to the hybrid beginnings of the English language. Sally's short historical tour honoured the work of the plain language pioneers in our midst.

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2002-01-01
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