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Completing Your Message in the Workplace - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
Carrying out clear communications within the workplace can be an integral part of being an effective employee. This chapter's experienced instructors present important facets of communications, from low-tech methods to those depending on recent technologies. After you have worked your way through this chapter's video lessons with quick quizzes, you should feel comfortable with the following topics:
- How to proofread and revise your messages
- Way to compose messages using technology
- Methods for choosing the most appropriate methods of communication
- Ways to offer and respond to constructive feedback
|Proofreading Your Message for Spelling, Grammar, Accuracy & Clarity||Outline how to check messages for grammar, spelling, accuracy and clarity.|
|Revising Your Message for Errors, Conciseness & Readability||Identify the steps for revising grammar, spelling, clarity and readability issues found in your messages.|
|The Importance of Message Follow-Up||Explain the process and the importance of message follow-up and checking for understanding.|
|Using Technology to Help Compose Your Message: Formatting & Effectiveness||Explore how computerized word processing programs may be used to set up and compose professional documents.|
|Choosing the Channel of Message Distribution: Types & Considerations||Address how to decide whether written, oral, visual or electronic methods of sending messages are the most appropriate when considering convenience, cost, security, time, and privacy.|
|Giving and Responding to Constructive Feedback||Explain the concept of constructive feedback and discuss how to offer and receive this type of message.|
1. Proofreading Your Message for Spelling, Grammar, Accuracy & Clarity
One of the final stages of completing a business message is to proofread the communication for spelling, grammar, accuracy and clarity by completing different review options. Learn how to proofread in this lesson.
2. Revising Your Message for Errors, Conciseness & Readability
The three parts of producing a message are planning, writing, and completing. In the completing stage, it is crucial for business writers to examine their message for errors, conciseness, and readability.
3. The Importance of Message Follow-Up
Business communications depends on excellent writing and good message follow-up. In order to get a response for feedback, comments, information or purchase orders there are some suggestions to follow to have a successful result.
4. Using Technology to Help Compose Your Message: Formatting & Effectiveness
An important skill for individuals to develop for the work place is the ability to use technology to compose messages. Word processing software can help improve formatting and the overall effectiveness of your message.
5. Giving and Responding to Constructive Feedback
Giving and receiving feedback in a work environment allows individuals to understand how they are performing in their job. There are suggestions that individuals can follow to better understand how to deal with criticism.
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Other chapters within the Business 113: Business Communication course
- Communicating in the Workplace
- Communication and Diversity
- Communicating in Groups
- Interpersonal & Group Communication
- Leadership in Management
- Roles and Responsibilities of the Supervisor
- Communication as a Supervisor
- Messaging in Business Communication
- Planning to Communicate in the Workplace
- Developing Your Message in the Workplace
- Using Visuals in Workplace Communication
- Communicating with Technology in the Workplace
- Business Reports and Proposals
- Delivering Business Presentations
- Resumes and Cover Letters
- Required Assignments for Business 113
- Studying for Business 113