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More than just a guide, The Business Writer’s Handbook places writing in a real-world context with quick and easy access to hundreds of business writing topics and scores of sample documents. Its dedicated author team — with decades of combined academic and professional experience — has created a comprehensive reference tool for students and professionals alike, with extensive coverage of grammar, usage, and style.
Always anticipating the needs of today’s business writers, the ninth edition includes expanded coverage of audience and context, and reflects the impact that e-mail and technology have had on workplace communication. An integrated companion Web site works together with the text to offer additional resources with the same clarity of instruction.
"The Business Writer's Handbook is a 'keeper.' Students can use it for years after they graduate, and I think that many of them do."
—Linda Van Buskirk, Cornell University
"The Business Writer's Handbook is an excellent reference that students can use throughout their academic career and beyond. I intend to recommend this text to my students and to the executives I work with as a consultant."
—Anne Greenhalgh, University of Pennsylvania
"This is the best business writing handbook that I have seen. Ever since a colleague showed me The Business Writer's Handbook, I have not even been tempted by another handbook."
—William Allegrezza, Indiana University Northwest
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—Stuart Brown, New Mexico State University
"The concise grammar explanations are very useful. The Business Writer's Handbook provides excellent examples and walks students through some difficult concepts."
—Lesley Baker, Tulane University
"The Business Writer's Handbook meets the skill level and needs of my students. It is a source I encourage them to keep as part of their professional libraries…This is the only handbook I've ever considered using, and I've been using it since the first edition."
—James R. Stull, San Jose State University
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A standard guide in businesses and schools throughout the nation. Now thoroughly revised and updated - with major new entries on electronic mail, collaborative writing, word processing, and computer graphics - the Fourth Edition of The Business Writer's Handbook is more comprehensive and useful than ever.
Gerald J. Alred is Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, where he teaches courses in the Graduate Professional Writing Program. He is author of numerous scholarly articles and several standard bibliographies on business and technical communication. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Business Communication and a recipient of the prestigious Jay R. Gould Award for "profound scholarly and textbook contributions to the teaching of business and technical writing."
Charles T. Brusaw was a faculty member at NCR Corporation’s Management College, where he developed and taught courses in professional writing, editing, and presentation skills for the corporation worldwide. Previously, he worked in advertising and public relations, and he has been a communications consultant, an invited speaker at academic conferences, and a teacher of business writing at Sinclair Community College.
Walter E. Oliu served as Chief of the Publishing Services Branch at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, where he managed the agency’s printing, graphics, editing, and publishing programs. He also developed the public-access standards for and managed daily operations of the agency’s public Web site. He has taught at Miami University of Ohio, Slippery Rock State University, and Montgomery College and is currently an adjunct faculty member at George Mason University.