Workplace Communication Comparison
William H. Kershner II
April 22, 2013
Janet Chappell

Workplace Communication Comparison
When performing technical writings there are many different methods.   Some methods include e-mail, memos, letters, manuals, and websites.   These method have various purposes in the workplace and can be utilized in many different ways.
E-mail is one of the most popular methods used in the workplace today.   E-mail can save an organization time and money by allowing the writer to communicate instantly.   E-mail's are classified as technical writings due to their ability make the reader understand easily and quickly on what the writer is saying.   Another method of writing is using memos.   Memos can be issued by e-mail or paper.   Memos are another method that is classified as technical writings.   Memos use short sentences or paragraphs and are clear and to the point.   They can be written about changes in services, etc.   Letters, another method of writing, can be classified as a form of expository writing.   There purpose is greatly decreasing the workplace.   Letters are generally longer in length and can be used to compare, give cause and effect, or can be used to persuade the reader.   Manuals serve as guidelines or instructions to guide or inform the reader to do a specific task.   They are a form of technical writing because the writer explains a topic so that the reader may understand it.   Websites are a form of expository writing.   Websites can be used by organizations to persuade the reader to use a product.   They can also allow readers to compare products.  
I started my career in my workplace seventeen years ago and since then I have seen a lot of transformation occur in the way my organization communicates.   When I first started seventeen years ago the most common form of written communication in my workplace was memo's and letters.   As technology developed and online communication became the standard for businesses, e-mail...