Question and answer
What types of communication today require writing?
Written communication involves any type of interaction that makes use of the written word. Communication is a key to any endeavor involving more than one person. [ Communicating through writing is essential in the modern world and is becoming ever more so as we participate in what is now commonly called the information age. In fact, written communication is the most common form of business
communication. It is essential for small business owners and managers to develop effective written communication skills and to encourage the same in all employees. The information age has altered the ways in which we communicate and placed an increasing emphasis on written versus oral communications. The ever-increasing use of computers and computer networks to organize and transmit information means the need for competent writing skills is rising. Dr. Craig Hogan, a former university professor who now heads an online school for business writing, receives hundreds of inquiries each month from managers and executives requesting help with improving their own and their employees' writing skills. Dr. Hogan explains, in an article entitled "What Corporate America Can't Build: A Sentence," that millions of people previously not required to do a lot of writing on the job are now expected to write frequently and rapidly. According to Dr. Hogan, many of them are not up to the task. "E-mail is a party to which English teachers have not been invited. It has companies tearing their hair out." Survey results from The National Commission on Writing study back up this assessment. They found that a third of employees in the nation's "blue chip" companies write poorly and are in need of remedial writing instruction. Read more: ]
Expert answered|matahari|Points 2711|
Question
Asked 300 days ago|10/23/2013 9:51:58 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
17,083,194 questions answered
Popular Conversations
A day on Venus lasts longer ________?
Weegy: User: The most massive planet in our solar system with dozens of moons and an enormous magnetic field is
8/19/2014 5:24:35 AM| 2 Answers
The Mayflower Compact was:
Weegy: The Mayflower Compact provided the colony of Plymouth with ( 1 )a simple constitution by which (2 ) the freemen ...
8/19/2014 8:08:50 AM| 2 Answers
Natural
8/19/2014 11:01:12 AM| 2 Answers
What is a verb?
8/19/2014 2:04:34 PM| 2 Answers
What is the term for a tale about a human hero that is based on ...
Weegy: The term for a tale about a human hero that is based on historical fact is a legend. User: n "The Red-Headed ...
8/19/2014 4:26:07 PM| 2 Answers
The charge on a proton is a. negative, and the charge on an ...
Weegy: Protons have a positive charge, electrons have a negative charge, and neutrons have no charge. User: The ...
8/19/2014 4:27:36 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
R
L
1
1
P
C
1
P
1
1
L
P
C
P
C
1
P
C
L
P
C
1
P
C
P
C
Points 1682 [Total 23282]| Ratings 2| Comments 1662| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
L
Points 1316 [Total 5292]| Ratings 5| Comments 1266| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
C
P
C
1
L
L
Points 1194 [Total 14808]| Ratings 7| Comments 1124| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
1
1
1
L
1
Points 1119 [Total 8826]| Ratings 2| Comments 1099| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
P
C
Points 1018 [Total 16045]| Ratings 2| Comments 998| Invitations 0|Online
S
L
P
C
P
C
1
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
P
C
P
C
Points 840 [Total 18411]| Ratings 0| Comments 840| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
Points 388 [Total 4952]| Ratings 0| Comments 388| Invitations 0|Online
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
Points 336 [Total 10997]| Ratings 1| Comments 326| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 223 [Total 223]| Ratings 1| Comments 203| Invitations 1|Offline
S
Points 217 [Total 228]| Ratings 3| Comments 157| Invitations 3|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.