1Why Worry About Grammar and Proofreading?
By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:
• State the need for correct usage in business writing.
• State at least one important advantage of professional writing skills.
• List two common problems many writers share and know how to overcome them.
• List key components of any well-written business document.
A MANAGER’S WRITING PROCESS
7:45 Chris arrives at work. Chris’s supervisor requests an important letter go out as soon as possible.
7:55 Chris goes to make a cup of coffee.
8:00 Returning from the coffee machine, Chris proceeds to sort mail from the “In” basket, ...