Workplace Communication Comparison

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University of Phoenix Material Workplace Communication Comparison Complete the following matrix. For each communication method, list its purpose in the workplace, whether it is a technical or expository form of written communication, and why you classified it as such. Written communication method | Purpose in the workplace | Technical or expository writing | Why the classification was chosen | E-mail | Internal and external: correspondence written to friends and acquaintances, co-workers within a company, and clients and vendors | Expository Writing | writing where the purpose is to inform, describe, explain, or define the author's subject to the reader | Memo | Internal: correspondence written to colleagues within a company | Expository Writing | It is used to explain, describe, give information or inform on what is being discussed. | Letter | External: correspondence written outside the business | Expository Writing | Letters are a form of communication that gives others information or expresses answers to previous questions. | Manual | For training or company guidelines | Technical | More than just a memo or email explanation. It helps to train or explain how to complete a task. | Website | Used for many things, products, information, training. | Expository Writing/Technical | This would depend on what in regards to the website that it was referring to. It could be technical if it was set by step on how to update or change things to the company website. If not it could be expository if there is something on the website that they what you to look at. | Other | | | | Answer the following questions: * What is the most common form of written communication in your workplace or in a workplace with which you are familiar? Is expository writing or technical writing the most common form of written communication in this workplace? Who is
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