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Workplace Communication Comparison
Complete the following matrix. For each communication method, list its purpose in the workplace, whether it is a technical or expository form of written communication, and why you classified it as such.
|Written communication method |Purpose in the workplace|Technical or expository|Why the classification was chosen |
| | |writing | |
|E-mail |Provides communication |E-mail could be either |E-mail could be used in a variety of ways.|
| |between employees or |technical or |The way it is written could decide if the |
| |departments. Could |expository. |e-mail is technical or expository. I feel |
| |provide a means of | |as though e-mail in the workplace would |
| |ordering supplies and | |more than likely be expository unless it |
| |communication with those| |was an employee who was looking for |
| |suppliers. | |something technical. |
|Memo |Memos would be used in |expository |Memos are usually informal bits of |
| |the workplace to send | |information and are commonly used as a way|
| |short notes from one | |to remind employees of something. |
| |employee to another. | |...