Writing & Speaking at Work, 5th edition

  • Edward P. Bailey

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Writing & Speaking at Work delivers practical insight and instruction on how to become a more effective communicator in the workplace, no matter your career path. Focusing on the "how to" rather than theory, this text gives you actionable strategies for improving your professional writing and speaking skills.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2011

ISBN-13: 9780137551125

Subject: Business Communication

Category: Writing & Speaking at Work

Table of contents

Brief Contents

Part I: Writing

  • Chapter 1: What is Good Writing?
  • Chapter 2: Developing a Good Style
  • Chapter 3: Using Examples and Comparisons
  • Chapter 4: Making Your Page Look Inviting
  • Chapter 5: Making Your Main Point Easy to Find
  • Chapter 6: Preparing Executive Summaries
  • Chapter 7: Illustrating Your Ideas
  • Chapter 8: Getting Beyond Periods and Commas
  • Chapter 9: Learning Common Sense Rules
  • Chapter 10: Making the Most of Email
  • Chapter 11: Writing for the Web
  • Chapter 12: Preparing a Résumé and Cover Letter
  • Chapter 13: Documenting Your Sources

Part II: Speaking

  • Chapter 14: What is Business Speaking?
  • Chapter 15: Using Good Techniques of Delivery
  • Chapter 16: Developing a Clear Structure
  • Chapter 17: Designing Visual Aids
  • Chapter 18: Giving a Presentation Using a Computer
  • Chapter 19: Rehearsing, Setting Up the Room, and Overcoming Nervousness
  • Chapter 20: Preparing an Annotated Presentation

Appendix A: Final Project: Learning Computer Techniques

Appendix B: Final Project: Creating Reports

Appendix C: Commonly Confused Words

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