(Reporting Method) 5WH1
In the workplace, arguments such as “You didn’t send me the report I wanted” or “I wanted to report but I haven’t finished yet” can cause stress to everyone. This can also be one of the causes of trouble.
5W1H is very useful for writing reports in matters such as this. If you can use 5W1H correctly, the sentences will be easy to understand, and you will be able to express what you want to convey accurately. So what does 5W1H mean? First of all, we will explain the meaning of 5W1H.
5W1H refers to the concepts of When, Where, Who, What, How, and Why. These are collectively referred to as abbreviations.
Who (Dare ga) I will (Watashi ga)
When (Itsu) When (Itsu)
Where (Doko de) Where (Doko de)
What (Nani wo) Do this—- work (—no sagyou wo)
Why (Naze) —due to this reason (—toiu riyuu de)
How (Dono you ni) It occurred like this (Kono you ni okotta)
What do you think about the 5W1H method? If you use this reporting method habitually, you will be able to communicate naturally and smoothly with the people in your workplace.