Communication in the Workplace

Communicating professionally in the workplace requires good communication and good grammar skills. In fact, according to one web site, 75% of Americans who has an associate degree but will not go on to a 4-year degree, needs to be trained.
According to Forbes writer Susan Adams, “ Why Grammar Counts at Work”. She claims that grammar counts at work because it makes employees look intelligent when communicating with others. she adds, good grammar counts at work because it makes a good reputation of people who are not communicating physically with others, which in other words people who are using social media to communicate with others such as Facebook and Twitter. In addition, good grammar shows respect to readers. For instance, when a nurse reports patients’ medical records, physicians and surgeons will read these records, and a clear usage of grammar will help readers understand these records, such as clarity of scientific terms, prescriptions of medicines, clear explanation of patients’ conditions and such. Furthermore, good grammar shows that a person is listening and paying attention closely to others and that he or she is serious about what they want to convey to others. Finally, unlike poor grammar that shows sloppiness of a person’s thoughts and intentions when communicating with others, good grammar shows a person with an organized thoughts, details, and intentions with others and especially when speaking and writing. People with good grammar think before they speak or write (Adams). Adams agrees with ifixit CEO Kyle Wien, who says “I will not hire people with grammar errors and sloppiness.” He says because people who make grammar errors are likely to make errors in other areas of their work. In addition, bad grammar can lead to misinterpreted details, and those misinterpreted details can cause grammar sloppiness in each document and report an employee writes, because the readers and other people may misunderstand an employee’s thoughts, intensions, and the message he or she is trying to convey. It is ungrammatical, people will judge a person based on his or her usage of grammar; Therefore, good…



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