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: Business Communication

Table of 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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