9780130118974

Effective Writing : A Handbook for Accountants

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130118974

  • ISBN10:

    0130118974

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/1999
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

An appropriate supplement for any accounting course, business communications (for accounting majors), or any writing courses containing accounting majors. This text, the largest selling book of its kind, discusses the communication, both written and oral, actually done by professional accountants. It uses real-world accounting situations and includes major sections on Communication Strategies, Business Documents, and Oral Communication.

Table of Contents

I. COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES.

1. Accountants as Communicators.
2. The Writing Process: An Overview.
3. The Flow of Thought: Organizing for Coherence.
4. A Sense of Style: Writing with Conciseness and Clarity.
5. Standard English: Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling.
6. Format for Clarity: Document Design.
7. Accounting Research.

II. BUSINESS DOCUMENTS.

8. Letters.
9. Memos.
10. Reports.

III. WRITING AND YOUR CAREER.

11. Writing Essay Exams: Academic Courses and Professional Certification Exams.
12. Writing for Employment: Résumés and Letters.
13. Writing for Publication.

IV. ORAL PRESENTATIONS.

14. Oral Presentations.

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