A substantial part of business communication within the organization is accomplished through business memos (memorandum). Memos facilitate organizations in written communication and are a great source of sharing the information with relevant people especially the routine information. Via memos a small group or specific people within an organization are addressed and most of the time new information is shared such as changes in schedules, meeting timings, and news about a specific event celebrated by the organization. The main objectives of memos vary to a great extent and it includes the sharing of neutral, good, and negative information or news with readers to pursue them for taking an action.
Modern Business memos are of two types’ hard-copy memos and e-memos. Utilization of e-memos is mounting considerably as compared to the hard-copy memos due to efficiency of e-mail systems but still both types require a professional business writer with an expertise in writing business memos and letters.
This unit offers an outstanding introduction to writing memos along with its purpose and value. It also describes the anatomy of a memo and techniques for reviewing your writing. Discover how to write memos effectively.