Chapter 4- Writing Collaboratively

Chapter 4- Writing Collaboratively - There are three basic...

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Chapter 4. Writing Collaboratively © 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 1 There are three basic patterns of collaboration: collaboration based on job specialty collaboration based on the stages of the writing process collaboration based on the section of the document
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Chapter 4. Writing Collaboratively © 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 2 Collaboration has five advantages: It draws on a greater knowledge base. It draws on a greater skills base. It provides a better idea of how the audience will read the document. It improves communication among employees. It helps acclimate new employees to an organization.
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Chapter 4. Writing Collaboratively © 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 3 Collaboration has six disadvantages: It takes more time than individual writing. It can lead to groupthink. It can yield a disjointed document. It can lead to inequitable workloads. It can reduce collaborators’ motivation to work hard on the document. It can lead to interpersonal conflict.
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Chapter 4. Writing Collaboratively © 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 4 Follow these seven suggestions in managing your projects: Break down a large project into several smaller tasks. Plan your project.
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2010 for the course COM 2610 taught by Professor O'donnell during the Summer '10 term at Metropolitan State College of Denver.

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