Effective Writing: Improving Scientific, Technical and Business Communication / Edition 2

Effective Writing: Improving Scientific, Technical and Business Communication / Edition 2

by John Kirkman, Christopher Turk
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0419146601

ISBN-13: 9780419146605

Pub. Date: 05/28/1989

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Effective communication is vital to science, engineering and business management. This thoroughly updated second edition with a new chapter on the use of computers and word-processors gives clear, practical advice illustrated with real-life examples on how to select, organize and present information in reports, papers and other documents.

Overview

Effective communication is vital to science, engineering and business management. This thoroughly updated second edition with a new chapter on the use of computers and word-processors gives clear, practical advice illustrated with real-life examples on how to select, organize and present information in reports, papers and other documents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780419146605
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/1989
Series:
Routledge Study Guides Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Writing is communicating: revising basic assumptions. Thinking about aim and audience. Starting to write: a practical approach. Organization and layout of information. The use of headings and numbering. Algorithms for complex possibilities and procedures. Style for readability. Writing with a computer. Informative summaries. Choosing and using tables, illustrations and graphic presentation techniques. Writing instructions. Writing descriptions and explanations. Writing letters and memoranda. Writing minutes and reports of proceedings. Writing in examinations. Appendices. Index.

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