Management Communications with Technology Tools
October 6, 2008
Explain your strengths and weaknesses with word-processing, as well as a plan of action to correct any problems and improve your abilities. Also, include an explanation of why these skills are important to effective communication skills.
Word Processing Competency
Word-processing software is a computer program from the office application set that is used to build, change, format, copy, print and file text documents. Different types of word-processing are used for creating and filing documents. Some of these softwares are Microsoft Office Word 97, Microsoft Office Word 2003, Microsoft Office Word 2007, and Corel WordPerfect. Word processing program is used to create and open previously saved documents. It allows you to rename these documents as well as work on multiple documents at the same time. It also entitles you to select text or paragraph, delete it or move it, copy or even paste the selection. You can also drop caps, change the font of the letters. Using word processing program at work helped create less grammatical and spelling error paragraphs, through the spelling and grammar check tool, and helped me also use different word for the same meaning through synonyms and thesaurus, which made my documents rich in meanings and vocabulary.
Most of my writing during work hours is the lab reports. Jennie Skerl mentioned in Lap Report from http://www.rpi.edu/web/writingcenter/labs.html “different kinds of laboratory...