Workplace Communication Comparison
Complete the following matrix. For each communication method, list its purpose in the workplace, whether it is a technical or expository form of written communication, and why you classified it as such.
Written communication method
Purpose in the workplace
Technical or expository writing
Why the classification was chosen
Computer based letter to someone
The use of a computer is vital
Written communication with group of people
The use of writing on paper
Written communication to someone
This method is still old fashion writing
Can be both
It can be written on paper or typed on the computer
Gives info about the company
This involves the use of the internet
Communicate with people while they are signed on computer.
Answer the following questions:
What is the most common form of written communication in your workplace or in a workplace with which you are familiar? Is expository writing or technical writing the most common form of written communication in this workplace? Who is responsible for most of the technical writing in this workplace?
The most common form of communication is email. The company I work for is open 24 hours and sometimes people need to communicate with someone that does not work their shift. They will probably never see each other epically if one works nights and one works mornings. Email is a for sure way to get in touch with them.
What are some common issues you have seen with written communication in the workplace?
Things like notes and letters get lost all the time especially being the type of workplace that it is. A lot of workers do not have offices and mailboxes to put anything in but they do have a login on the computer that they have access to and a written email to that person will be notified that they have an email.
How can an organization