The Business Writer's Handbook (Hardcover)

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Gerald J. Alred is professor of English at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, where he teaches business and technical writing. He is also the coauthor ofWriting That Works, Seventh Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2001), and the author ofThe St. Martin's Bibliography of Business and Technical Communication (St. Martin's Press, 1997).

Charles T. Brusaw is presently a business writing consultant for corporations worldwide. He retired from NCR Corporation after working for twenty years as a technical writer. He has also worked in advertising, public relations, and curriculum development. He is also the coauthor of Writing That Works, Seventh Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2001).

Walter E. Oliu is Acting Director of the Division of Freedom of Information and Publications Services at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and has taught at Miami University of Ohio and Slippery Rock State University. He is the coauthor ofWriting That Works, Seventh Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2001).

Now in its tenth edition, this classic book remains the complete business-writing reference for students and professionals alike. Alphabetically organized and easy-to-use, its nearly 400 entries provide guidance for writing all the most common types of business documents and correspondence, from brochures, press releases, and resumes, to executive summaries, proposals, and reports. Abundant, real-world sample documents and visuals throughout the book demonstrate effective business communication, reflecting current practices for formatting documents and using email. In addition, advice for organizing, researching, writing, and revising complements thorough treatment of grammar, usage, style, and punctuation to provide comprehensive help with writing skills. Up-to-date coverage of workplace technology gives users the latest advice on writing for the Web, designing Web pages, conducting Internet research, using software tools, and working with electronic documents.

This edition has been thoroughly revised to include expanded coverage of audience and context and reflects the impact that e-mail and technology have had on workplace communication. Comprehensive yet concise,The Business Writer's Handbook remains the quick reference faithful users have come to appreciate.

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ISBN 9781250004420
Genre BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Communication / General
Format Hardcover
Pages 640
Publisher Date 2011-11-22 00:00:00.0
Publisher St Martins Pr
Copyright Year 2012
Height 8.75 in
Wdth 5.75 in
Thickness 1.25 in
Unit weight 1.75 lb
Language English
Edition Number 10
Audience General/trade
Authors Alred, Gerald J.
Country of Origin United States

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