CHAPTER 8 Doing Research and Documentation on the Job
these lists, with some exceptions in APA style (interviews, surveys, personal com
versations, emails, and IMs).
Beyond these two shared points, however, MLA and APA follow different
citation formats. T
Part 1 of Lecture 1
ACCORDING TO THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
A. 402 companies identified writing as "the most
valued skill of employees"
B. 80% of their em
Part 2 of Lecture 1
OF JOB -RELATED
THE 6 CHARACTERISTICS:
1. Providing practical information
2. Giving facts, not impressions
3. Providing visuals to clarify and condense information
4. Giving accurate measureme
Sources Of Information
Two Types Of Research: Primary And Secondary
Conducting Research at Workplace
Consulting sources of
Consulting existing print
information not found in and online sources.
printed documents or on
TABLE 10.1 Types of Workplace Visuals
Types ofVisuals and Their Functions
Table I Presents large amounts of data in a compact space
Table 1. Chartlng the Lesson . ' '
I " PW P. P. I C.la531f.1es data (gures, facts) into easyto-read ca