A Practical Guide to the Production of Basic Business Documentation to help those making a start in writing business documentation, or those needing to improve upon their style of communications and documentation. It is designed to be particularly useful to junior staff in the smaller business, especially in the engineering, manufacturing and service sectors. More
This book explains some basic principles and techniques applicable to the preparation of a range of documentation commonly encountered in the work place. What I have presented here I have learned by actually producing a multitude of documents throughout my career. Some of the formats shown may appear a little over-complicated, but they are based upon what was generally accepted in my working environment. They may not be applicable in every business or industry and may be modified as necessary to meet specific needs. Being faced with writing documents in the work place need not be a daunting task. But, by learning the straightforward principles presented here, and by reference to the examples provided, newcomers to writing business documentation should find their task very much easier. To begin with, the basic principles of writing a variety of business documents are explained. Effective formats, use of language and procedures that will introduce a professional finish to your documents are also covered. Examples are included to assist in developing business writing skills.