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ULM - Bus 3005 - Class Notes - Week 3

School: University of Louisiana at Monroe
Department: Business
Course: Business Communication
Professor: Allison Jarrell
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: business and communication
Name: BUSN 3005 - Business Communications Week 3 (9.7.16)
Description: These notes cover revising and improving communication in businesses through various forms of media.
Uploaded: 09/19/2016
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background image Revising: improving content and sentence structure Proofreading: correcting grammar, spelling, punctuation, format, mechanics Revising takes the most time in the writing process Eliminate flabby expressions. Flabby Concise At this point in time Now Due to the fact that Because In very few cases Seldom Despite the fact that Although In the near future Soon Revising for Conciseness Limit long lead-ins. Wordy Concise This is to let you know that 
Monday is a holiday
Monday is a holiday I am sending this email to 
announce that our internal 
audit begins on January 5th.
Our internal audit 
begins on January 5th
Drop Unnecessary thiere is/are and I is/was fillers. Wordy Concise There were more than 45 visitors who commented 
on her blog
More than 45 visitors commented on 
her blog
It was a hilarious animal video that went viral A hilarious animal video went viral Reject redundancies Redundant Concise Combined together Combined Exact same Exact OR same My personal opinion My opinion Refer back Refer Pure empty words Wordy Concise In the case of general motors, the car company was 
reorganized
General motors was reorganized We are aware of the fact that many managers need  We know many managers need  9.7.16 CH 6 Wk. 3 Wednesday, August 31, 2016 11:27 AM     BUSN 3005 Page 1    
background image We are aware of the fact that many managers need 
assistance
We know many managers need 
assstance
When it arrived, I deposited your check immediately I deposited your check immediately Keep it short and simple (KISS) Wordy Concise It would not be inadvisable for you to affix your signatre at 
this point in time
You should sign it now Here are implements that are necessary for the job to be 
cmpleted in a satisfactory manner
Here are tools to do the job 
satisfactorily
Dump trite business phrases Trite Improved Persuant to your request As you request Please do not hesitate to Please Thanking you in advance Thank you Enclosed please find Enclosed Drop cliches (worn phrases) slang (informal words with extravagant meanings), and business 
buzzwords.
Cliché, Slang, Buzzword Improved Last but not least, we must cut costs. Finally we must cut costs Hey, prof, what u think of my killer paper? Professor, wht dd you think of my 
paper
Our point man will telephonically communicate 
our
?? Unbury verbs that are needlessly converted to wordy noun expressions Buried Verbs Improed Give vonsideratio to Consider Reach a conclusion Conclude Create a reduction in Reduce Make a decision about Decide Control Exuberance by using sparingly such wrods as very, definietlym quite, totally, etc Excessive exuberance Businesslike We are acutually very certain that they otally agree 
with our proposal
We are certain that they agree with 
our proposal
Making your message clear     BUSN 3005 Page 2    

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School: University of Louisiana at Monroe
Department: Business
Course: Business Communication
Professor: Allison Jarrell
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: business and communication
Name: BUSN 3005 - Business Communications Week 3 (9.7.16)
Description: These notes cover revising and improving communication in businesses through various forms of media.
Uploaded: 09/19/2016
3 Pages 8 Views 6 Unlocks
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