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O In every sentence
O Put the key item within the first few words.
s O In every paragraph
O Put the key item within the first sentence.
s O In every page
O Put the key item within the first paragraph.
(Flood, pg. 75) Tip 9
O Topic: Identify the issues.
O Emphasis: Indicate clear relevance and motivation.
O Actionability: Include specific reference to all required tasks.
O Catalog / Chart / Course: Offer a list of topics you’ll cover in the document, an internal outline. O Assessments / Application: Include information that ties directly to the actionability items. O Reiteration of actionability: Rephrase or reemphasize all actionable items. O Touch: Connect, quickly and in closing, with the person as well as the information or activity. Tip 10
O Use spell and grammar check.
O Revision: “to see again”, look at your rough draft with fresh eyes, as if the reader and not
O Things to review: Clarity, Structure, Grammar, Spelling, Punctuation use
(Flood, Appendix B) References
Flood, T., E. (2008). MBA Fundamentals:
Business Writing: Kaplan Publishing, a
division of Kaplan, Inc. New York, New
York. ISBN: 978-1-4277-9717.
Thomas, E. (n.d.) Newsweek Video Series
Weiss, E.H. (2005). The Elements of
International English Style; A Guide to
Writing Correspondence, Reports,
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This homework help was uploaded on 03/31/2014 for the course BG 512 taught by Professor Flynn during the Winter '14 term at Kaplan University.
- Winter '14