"Poorly Written Communication"
Poorly Written Communication 2
After a poorly written memo caused hard feelings and loss of morale, the company decided to
start writing courses, believing that the effectiveness of enhancing written communication skills
within a work place is necessary for any successful business.
In "A case for clear writing" C. Petrini states, the ability to communicate written
information in a clear, concise and accurate manner can provide significant benefits to
employees and their companies. Poor communication within a work place can cause serious
miscommunication, which in ways could cause loss of work time, due to doing the wrong job.
Another problem that could dampen works productivity is hurt feelings. This alone could cripple
a business by causing lack of productivity and lack of morale. If you ever plan to expand, your
business and have a successful one, you need good writing skills.
If our business continues to have a lack of writing ability, it could result in personnel
quitting or total lack of respect in the end. There are many other areas in which this could
affect our business but one, which would really be an eye opener, is a possible lawsuit. In the
article " The you understood" P. Vassallo it says When writing we don't have the
luxury of using vocal intonations or body language to add to our meaning. If you call someone
crazy in writing, you suggest either that person lacks sanity or that you lack judgment.
A writing workshop would benefit our business in many ways. The first thing
that comes to mind is higher morale, Since the workshop would teach us to write clear and
concise papers, this could cause less confusion with the employees when reading bulletins
published by management and a lot less hurt feelings. As stated in " Improving your technical
writing" by R. Ramsey, the ability to...