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Writing workplace cultures

an archaeology of professional writing

by Henry, Jim

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.,
  • English language -- Technical English -- Research.,
  • English language -- Business English -- Research.,
  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Research.,
  • Technical writing -- Research.,
  • Business writing -- Research.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-254) and index.

    StatementJim Henry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1404 .H398 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 260 p. ;
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL59834M
    ISBN 100809323206
    LC Control Number99088861

    Based on 55 semi-structured in-depth interviews, this book investigates 15 high-tech engineering co-op professionals’ writing experience in the workplace. It shows how the digital age has had a marked impact on the engineers’ methods of communication at work, and how on-the -job writing has affected engineers’ technical competence, shaped. The diversity in today's workplace means we must be more sensitive to those other cultures, as much as people from other cultures must be sensitive to yours. However, it also means that the culture of the workplace has changed. We'll examine what that means to you and your organization in this article. As with a lot of words in the English.

    Since the sample group interviewed in this book is engineers who studied at universities in the United States and have a foot in the world of school and work as well as knowledge of both Eastern and Western cultures, the book appeals to teachers, students, engineers and scientists who are interested in scientific and technological writing. Marie’s Annotated Bibliography Allen, Jo. Writing in the Workplace. New York: Longman, Allen addresses the realities of workplace writing and reflects on her experience, and those of other students. The book is divided into two sections, section one is about the writing process and section two focuses on letters, memos, and reports.

     Diversity in the Workplace As stated in our book, workplace diversity is defined as “diversity at work means having a workface comprised of two or more groups of employees with various racial, ethic, gender, cultural, national origin, handicap, age, and religious backgrounds. Culture is the environment that surrounds you at work all of the time. It is a powerful element that shapes your work enjoyment, your work relationships, and your work processes. However, culture is not something that you can see, except through its physical manifestations in your workplace. In many ways, culture is like personality. In a Author: Susan M. Heathfield.


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These ethnographies were composed by either practicing or aspiring writers Cited by: In the twentieth-century United States, writing in the workplace and writing in academic settings coevolved perniciously. In the high-volume production workplace of the early century, writing requirements at most levels of organizational pyramids were relatively simple: workers had to interpret executive commands, enact them properly, and report on this execution.

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