The Government Manager's Guide to Plain Language

The Government Manager's Guide to Plain Language

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The ability to write well correlates highly with the ability to think wella€”to analyze information, weigh alternatives, and make decisions. Government managers must make instructions and policies clear to employees, give effective presentations, and communicate effectively with the public. In addition, government managers must model clear, effective writing for their staffs. A comprehensive chapter on using social media effectively and appropriately is included. Contents: Succeeding as a Writer in Todaya€™s Government Workplace a€c Getting Started: The Planning Stage a€c Drafting: Writing it Down a€c Editing: Using the Right Voice and Tone a€c Editing: Writing with Clarity and Conciseness a€c Editing: The Final Phase a€c Emailing the Right Message a€c Writing Effective Letters a€c Preparing Reports a€c Other Forms of Government Workplace Writing a€c Using Social Media About the Author Judith Gillespie Myers, PhD, has taught writing skills to thousands of government employees. Her publications include Essentials of School Management, Banishing Bureaucratese: Using Plain Language in Government Writing, Plain Language in Government Writing: A Step-by- Step Guide, and How to Select and Use Learning Tools. Dr. Myers received her doctorate from American University in Washington, D.C.retransmission of chain letters or other unauthorized mass mailings regardless of subject matter. ... The following is a sample policy on workplace violence issued by OPM4: Sample Written Policy Statement ... to working with its employees to maintain a work environment free from violence, threats of violence, harassment, anbsp;...

Title:The Government Manager's Guide to Plain Language
Author:Judith Gillespie Myers
Publisher:Do Sustainability - 2013-07-01


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