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Successful Writing at Work

Successful Writing at Work - 9th edition

ISBN13: 978-0547147918

Cover of Successful Writing at Work 9TH 10 (ISBN 978-0547147918)
ISBN13: 978-0547147918
ISBN10: 0547147910

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 2010
International: No

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Successful Writing at Work - 9TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0547147918

Philip C. Kolin

ISBN13: 978-0547147918
ISBN10: 0547147910

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

To teach the communication skills necessary for success in the workplace, Kolin offers an abundance of realistic situations, examples, and clear, detailed guidelines. The text guides students from basic concepts such as audience analysis, tone, and format, through the overall writing process. The text's hallmark pedagogical features, including a handbook of style and mechanics, present information in a manner that is accessible to students and instructors alike.

* Up-to-date coverage of communication protocols and strategies includes computer graphics and document design, e-mail, and the creation and use of web sites.
* A strong emphasis on collaborative writing, viewed as part of the writing process, is carried out in sample memos and reports and in case studies.


Table of Contents

Preface.
Part I: BACKGROUNDS.
1. Getting Started: Writing and Your Career.
2. The Writing Process at Work.
3. Collaborative Writing and Meetings at Work.
Part II: CORRESPONDENCE.
4. Writing Routine Business Correspondence: Memos, Faxes, E-mails, IMs, and Blogs.
5. Writing Letters: Some Basics for Audiences Worldwide.
6. Types of Business Letters.
7. How to Get a Job: Searching, Preparing, Applying, and Interviewing.
Part III: GATHERING AND SUMMARIZING INFORMATION.
8. Doing Research for and Documentation for the Job.
9. Summarizing Material.
Part IV: PREPARING DOCUMENTS AND VISUALS.
10. Designing Clear Visuals.
11. Designing Successful Documents and Websites.
12. Writing Instructions and Procedures.
13. Writing Winning Proposals.
14. Writing Effective Short Reports.
15. Writing Careful Long Reports.
16. Making Successful Presentations at Work.
A Writer's Brief Guide to Paragraphs, Sentences, and Words.
Proofreading Marks.