Titles in Barron’s Business Success series are quick reads for busy people. They advise career-minded men and women on how to succeed at all levels of management, marketing, and other business undertakings, with emphasis on survival in the corporate environment. This book helps make business writing easy, with tips on matching business language to the proper format—memos, reports, proposals, letters, and more. This new edition also gives attention to e-mail, which in recent years has become a dominant medium for business communication. An appendix presents a quick-reference grammar guide, and cartoon-style line art captures the author’s light approach.
Discusses voice, layout, clarity, expressing ideas, preparing reports and proposals, revision, and handling specific situations, and provides examples
Discusses the organization of the various forms of business correspondence and suggests techniques for clear and concise business writing
This volume stresses the value of mastering basic written communications skills as a business tool. It shows how to get the message across clearly, directly and persuasively.
This widely-used, activity-oriented favorite teaches basic principles of business writing, as well as approaches to letter and memo writing.
Provides a valuable guide to planning and drafting a variety of business letters and memos, including announcements, performance evaluations, sales letters, cover letters, and more, and features sample letters for different business situations, as well as a CD-ROM containing more than six hundred templates. Original.
SUCCESSFUL WRITING AT WORK, 11th Edition, features an abundance of real-world examples and problems, an accessible writing style, and detailed guidelines for planning, drafting, revising, editing, formatting, and producing professional documents and graphics in the global workplace. Students are presented with topics in four logically sequenced sections, beginning with a discussion of the writing process and collaboration, followed by material on basic business communications (including e-communications and social media), letters, and resumes; conducting research and documenting sources; and more advanced tasks such as preparing visuals, websites, instructions, procedures, proposals, short and long reports, and presentations. With each new writing assignment, students learn to become effective problem solvers, to work effectively as members of a collaborative team, to understand their global audience, and to select the best communication technologies to accomplish their goals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The ability the write well in professional situations is a muchsought-after and all too rare skill. Business Writing takesa hands-on approach to help you excel in writing a range ofhard-copy and electronic documents. Learn how to write effective: letters memos emails reports website text. Expert communicator Baden Eunson shows you how to designdocuments, employ persuasive techniques and how to recognise (andfoil) the mind games some people play. Also, discover how to avoidthe pitfalls of planning and editing documents to become aproficient and fluent writer. Effective writing is a skill that everyone can develop and is avital attribute for those who wish to succeed in the highlycompetitive business world.
This brief, practical guide illustrates the most common kinds of business correspondence that a university professor is required to produce and offers useful advice to make these communications as effective as possible. The author also offers general suggestions on effective writing, including brainstorming and collaborating, persuasion, outlining and revising, and designing documents.
Reference provides the basics you need to get your message across clearly and effectively.
Guidelines and practical exercises introduce students to the techniques involved in writing effective letters that inform or persuade
Few skills are more powerful or influential in a company or organization than effective writing skills. a poorly written document, whether letter, memo, email, report, or procedure, can make its reader confused, impatient, and unresponsive. Effective writing can help organizations become more productive by eliminating waste from the communication process and enabling readers to spend less time understanding written materials. Therefore, becoming a more effective communicator enables you to become more valuable to your organization and advance more quickly in your career. This book shows how to apply effective writing techniques to meet the needs of your organization, your co-workers, and your customers. it provides you with practical guidelines for writing and designing clear, well-organized, and readable documents. the writing skills you learn in this book will help you to better organize your thoughts and write more directly and concisely. the book demonstrates how to format documents to allow for more effective communication, and provides the structure and content guidelines for writing letters, memos, emails, reports, proposals, and recommendations.
BUSINESS WRITING THAT WORKS! is a practical, indispensable guide based on an award-winning national workshop that shows how to master business writing tasks that face professionals everyday. The 10 chapters provide useful tips on how to: write for different business audiences; project a positive, natural, & personal tone; eliminate wordiness & overused expressions; maintain a succinct & clear style; write effective letters, memos, & e-mail; tactfully deliver negative news; identify & eliminate major grammar errors; use lists to your business' advantage; & learn to correct the top 100 word choice errors. The 4 appendices provide: grammar assistance; letter & memo typing information; exercises for further development; & answers to exercises. The author teaches in the MBA program at Old Dominion University & consults extensively in business writing & communications. Early reviews of BUSINESS WRITING THAT WORKS!: "Cynthia Bischoff has hit a home run--a grand slammer--with BUSINESS WRITING THAT WORKS! She shares a practical, applied treasury of immediately useful business writing ideas & approaches."--Fred Talbott, Communications Specialist & Professor, Vanderbilt University. Order from: White Raven Press, 115 Conway Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23505-4421. Phone: 757-451-0751, FAX: 757-683-6052; E-mail: [email protected]
This important work collects studies and reflections on such relevant themes about LSP as medical English, the language of advertising and journalism, telecommunications, data processing terminology, trade and juridical English¿ Although most of the works are related to English, there are also works related to German or French among others. .
This text-workbook contains the materials necessary to help students learn to write effective business letters, memos, and informal reports. Numerous examples provide opportunities for students to analyze and model effective writing techniques and strategies. This revised edition of the former "Modern Business Correspondence" contains an Instructor Annotated Edition with CD-ROM and a student CD-ROM packaged with the student edition. The student CD-ROM provides hands-on completion of editing and proofreading exercises, as well as composition of letters, memos, reports, and other documents; it also contains the "Glencoe Interactive Grammar" program for refreshing your grammar skills.
(back cover) How to Write Better Business Letters Fourth Edition This practical instruction guide shows you how to write effective business letters of every kind. It will also help you make optimal use of word processing software and teach you to communicate professionally on the Internet. You'll find more than 70 examples of model letters, including credit applications, letters of inquiry, orders of goods and services, formal business announcements, letters of recommendation, and sales promotional letters of the type used by direct marketers. The newly expanded chapter on e-mail correspondence will help you design an effective résumé for Internet presentation.
Improve your writing and communication skills and break free from bad writing habits.
Offers information on writing for business, including proofreading, concise writing, revising, grammar, and punctuation.