- WRITING IN THE WORKPLACE
- PRELIMINARY DEFINITIONS
- DEFINITION OF TECHNICAL WRITING
In industry and business today, technical writing is an important part of everyone’s career. People write to propose projects, to document their own actions, to help others understand the results of research, to analyze and solve problems, to describe procedures and objects. Done weir technical writing is an exciting, fulfilling experience. Done poorly, it is frustrating, even harmful to career advancement. This chapter will introduce you to this rewarding and challenging dimension of your professional life. This chapter reviews the importance of writing in professional careers, defines basic concepts that this book uses to discuss,.writing, and 0f fines technical writing.