Style in Business Writing. The Most Common Problems in Business Documents. Long sentences Passive voice Weak verbs Superfluous words Legal and financial terms Numerous defined terms. The Most Common Problems in Business Documents (cont’d). Abstract words
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“Our company was bought.”
IBM “A” CommonConsider Levels of Abstraction Carefully as You Write
in the event that
despite the fact that
because of the fact
in light of
owing to the fact that
because, sinceOmit Superfluous Words
does not have
not the same
not . . . unless
If you’ve been around your industry for awhile, it may be hard to spot jargon and legalese in your writing. Ask someone from outside the industry to read your writing.