Memoranda, HR Management

MEMORANDA : Memoranda (though some prefer "memorandums" and others refer to "memos") are commonly used for written communications within a workplace, within departments, etc. They are much like letters in general layout and content but differ in certain specific details. They all have similar headings which are illustrated in Figure.

1187_MEMORANDA.png

Figure: Memo Headings.

Memos dispense with the need for giving instructions, salutations, greetings and a complimentary close. A signature is not necessary in a memo, although it may be initialled. While it is not true that memos are always brief, they are essentially an aid to quick and direct internal communications. They should therefore, be written in clear, concise English, and in continuous prose rather than in note form. It is a good idea to number or letter each topic for clarity.

Try also to plan the contents of your memo so that they follow some sort of logical sequence, instead of presenting statements as they occur to you. You should not forget the usual words of courtesy and politeness, too. These belong as much in a memo as in conversation or letters.

Posted Date: 4/18/2013 6:04:23 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Memoranda, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Memoranda, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Memoranda Discussions

Write discussion on Memoranda
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
what are the best way to improve the compensation system in the firm?

Discuss that technological breakthrough has brought a radical changes in HRM.


Explain External communication channels in an organization? a) Oral - meeting, conference/seminar, conversation, telephone, teleconference, presentation. b) Written - a

The concept of progressive discipline states that penalties must be appropriate to the violation. If inappropriate behaviour is minor in the nature and has not previously occurred,

Q. Effectiveness of Performance and reward management? The effectiveness of an organization performance and reward management can have a major impact not only on morale and pro

Problem 1: (a) Explain carefully the motivational process, identifying each of the elements of the process. (b) Using the process and concrete examples, describe David McC


Question 1: (a) Define work teams. In what ways do you think team work is more beneficial than the individual input in Organisations? (b) What are the types of teams tha

Question 1: Distinguish between Training, Education and Learning as components in the employee development process. Question 2: With the use of appropriate models, el