Apa and Written Communication

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APA is Easy: The Importance of Written

The Importance of Written Communication
How one chooses to use language in written form can and often will strongly affect the intended message that is perceived by the targeted audience. This is true of designers when someone visits a website of a new artist and isn’t familiar with that person’s sensibilities. Hobbies, likes, dislikes and the sort may be misunderstood if the communication is poorly thought out.
The three imperative components of effective written communication are the message, the audience, and the purpose. In the message, one wants to inform the audience of a specified topic and for a specific reason. If any of these elements are lacking, the entire concept of effective communication is lost.
There are some considerations one has to make in order to make sure that his or her writing is communicating the proper idea. If the message isn’t entirely clear, or the meaning of the message is subject to interpretation, the more one has to monitor and consider the methods used to form the message.
A failure to communicate can be a failure to connect with the audience. If one cannot proffer a connection to the audience, there can be no reasonable expectation for the audience to follow or even consider any persuasion by the message even if the message is full of merit. Consider how the audience connects to what is being said and how the message is conveying this information.
Communication in Business
Any type of communication in a business setting makes an impression on co-workers, clients, and managers. Everything written in a business setting is a record, so writers should be aware of tone, clarity, and grammar, even in communications that have a tendency to fee
“Communication is one of the basic functions of management in any organization, and its importance can hardly be overemphasized. It is a process of transmitting information,...