Sets of Instructions

Sets of Instructions

PLANNING THE SET OF INSTRUCTIONS
WRITING THE SET OF INSTRUCTIONS
FIELD·TESTING INSTRUCTIONS

Sets of instructions appear everywhere. Magazines and books explain how to canoe, how to prepare income taxes, how to take effective photographs; consumer manuals explain how to assemble stereo systems, how to program VCRs, how to make purchased items work. On the job you will write instructions: to explain how to enveloper  many processes and how to run machines.Careful planning and writing will produce clear instructions that ‘guide readers through the task at hand, This chapter explains how to plan and write a set of useful instructions.