Q. How does accent affect a businessperson's communication?
I searched in the databases called Business Source Complete and ABI/Inform and found many articles that look like they will be helpful with your topic. Search terms that I tried in varying combinations included the following:
Accents & accentuation
Discrimination in employment
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