The Business Writer's Handbook, Tenth Edition / Edition 10

The Business Writer's Handbook, Tenth Edition / Edition 10

by Gerald J. Alred, Charles T. Brusaw, Walter E. Oliu
     
 

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 résumés, to executive

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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 résumés, 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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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781250004420
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
11/22/2011
Edition description:
Tenth Edition, Revised Edition
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
55,313
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

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 of Writing That Works, Seventh Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2001), and the author of The 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 of Writing That Works, Seventh Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2001).

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