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This user-friendly, compact text presents the most necessary, useful skills and strategies for successful workplace writing. Based on the successful parent text, Successful Writing at Work, 8/e, the Concise Edition maintains a practical approach, an abundance of realistic situations and problems, real-world examples, and detailed guidelines for drafting, editing, and producing professional documents and graphics. The Second Edition features a contemporary, open, and user-friendly design, including a wider trim size to allow for marginal note-taking and many new and up-to-date visuals.
Table of Contents
|Getting Started: Writing and Your Career|
|Writing for the Global Marketplace|
|Four Keys to Effective|
|Writing Characteristics of Job-Related|
|Writing in the Workplace|
|The Writing Process and Collaboration at Work|
|Is Not and Is Researching|
|Collaboration Is Crucial to the Writing|
|Guidelines for Successful Group|
|Writing Sources of Conflict in Group|
|Dynamics and How to Solve Them|
|Faxes, and E-Mails|
|Faxes, and E-Mails|
|Have in Common|
|Memos Faxes E-Mail|
|Letters in the Age of the Internet|
|Guidelines on Printing Your Letters|
|Parts of a Letter Organizing a Standard|
|Making a Good Impression on Your Reader|
|Types of Business Letters|
|Inquiry Letters Special Request|
|International Business Correspondence|
|How to Get a Job|
|R?sum?s, Letters of Application, and Interviews|
|Steps the Employer|
|Takes to Hire|
|Steps to Follow to Get Hired|
|Analyzing Your Strengths|
|Looking in the Right Places for a Job|
|Preparing a R?sum?|
|Letters of Application Going to an Interview|
|Preparing Documents and Visuals|
|Documents and Visuals Organizing|
|The ABCs of Print Document|
|Design Three Rules of Effective|
|Page Design: A Wrap-Up|
|The Purpose of Visuals|
|Two Categories of Visuals|
|Using Visual Ethically|
|Using Appropriate Visuals for International Audiences|
|Writing Instructions and Procedures|
|Instructions and Your Job|
|The Variety of Instructions|
|A Brief Overview|
|Assessing and Meeting Your Audience's|
|Needs The Process of Writing Instructions|
|Using the Right Style|
|Using Visuals Effectively|
|The Five Parts of Instructions|
|Model of Full Set of Instructions|
|Writing Procedures for Policies and Regulations|
|Some Final Advice|
|Short Reports and Proposals|
|Why Short Reports|
|Are Important Types of Short Reports|
|Guidelines for Writing Short Reports|
|Periodic Reports Sales Reports|
|Progress Reports Trip/Travel Reports|
|Incident Reports Writing|
|Guidelines for Writing|
|Characteristics of a Long Report|
|The Process of Writing a Long Report|
|Parts of a Long Report|
|The Whys and Hows of Documentation|
|A Model Long Report|
|Making Successful Presentations at Work Types of Presentations|
|Informal Briefings Formal Presentations|
|Analyzing Your Audience|
|The Parts of Formal Presentations|
|Presentation Software Noncomputerized Presentations|
|Rehearsing Your Presentation|
|Delivering Your Presentation|
|A Writer's Brief Guide to Paragraphs|
|Sentences, and Words Paragraphs|
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