xii, 258 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"Résumés, reports, e-mails, proposals, business plans, letters, presentations"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part One: First Things First
Ch.1 Before You Write
Ch.2 Create a Road Map
Ch.3 What's Your Point?... and Other Principles
Ch.4 Write, Write, Write
Ch.5 Revise, Revise, Revise
Ch.6 Edit, Edit, Edit
Part Two: Perfect What You've Written
Ch.7 Write with Style, Voice, and Tone
Ch.8 Punctuation Slam Dunks
Ch.9 Caution: Yield to Grammar and Usage - or Not!
Ch.10 Misused, Confused, and Abused Words
Ch.11 Business Writing Etiquette
Part Three: The Shapes of Business Communications
Ch.12 The Email Animal (and All It's Electronic Relatives)
Ch.13 Memos That Make the Point
Ch.14 Letters That Hit the Mark
Ch.15 The Business Plan That Gets Action
Ch.16 The Report That Changes Things
Ch.17 Proposals and Grant Applications That Get Approved
Ch.18 The Presentation That Gets the Contract
Ch.19 The Speech That Gets Applause
Ch.20 The Resume That Gets the Interview
So much of success in business depends on writing well. From résumés to reports, proposals to presentations,Writing Well for Business Success will help you communicate your ideas clearly, quickly and effectively. It will help you distill your message into a well-targeted statement and ace the elements of style. You'll learn to write what you want to say in emails, business plans and more while mastering the tricks of editing yourself. Presented in author Sandra Lambs lighthearted and easy accessible style, this little book is an essential desk reference guide for the modern working world.
14.00 CMM (99-CMM-9)