Real-world training for the business world of today and tomorrow. The field's leading text for more than two decades, Business Communication Todaycontinues to provide the cutting-edge coverage that readers can count on to prepare them for real business practice. Other textbooks release new editions that don't reflect their copyright year, training readers in practices from last decadeBovée/Thill provides real-world training for the business world of today and tomorrow. This edition includes up-to-date coverage of the social communication model that's redefining business communication and reshaping the relationships between companies and their stakeholders.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Understanding the Foundations of Business Communication Chapter 1: Achieving Success through Effective Business Communication Chapter 2: Mastering Interpersonal Communication Chapter 3: Communicating in a World of Diversity Part 2: Applying the Three-Step Writing Process Chapter 4: Planning Business Messages Chapter 5: Writing Business Messages Chapter 6: Completing Business Messages Part 3: Crafting Brief Messages Chapter 7: Crafting Messages for Electronic Media Chapter 8: Writing Routine and Positive Messages Chapter 9: Writing Negative Messages Chapter 10: Writing Persuasive Messages Part 4: Supporting Messages with Quality Information Chapter 11: Finding, Evaluating, and Processing Information Chapter 12: Designing Visual Communication Part 5: Planning, Writing, and Completing Reports and Proposals Chapter 13: Planning Reports and Proposals Chapter 14: Writing Reports and Proposals Chapter 15: Completing Reports and Proposals Part 6: Designing and Delivering Oral and Online Presentations Chapter 16: Developing Oral and Online Presentations Chapter 17: Enhancing Presentations with Slides and Other Visuals Part 7: Writing Employment Messages and Interviewing for Jobs Chapter 18: Building Careers and Writing Résumés Chapter 19: Applying and Interviewing for Employment
Appendix A: Format and Layout of Business Documents Appendix B: Documentation of Report Sources Appendix C: Correction Symbols