Successful Writing at Work / Edition 8by Philip C. Kolin
Pub. Date: 02/24/2006
Publisher: Cengage Learning
To teach the communication skills necessary for success in the workplace, Kolin offers an abundance of realistic situations, examples, and clear, detailed guidelines. The text guides students from basic concepts such as audience analysis, tone, and format, through the overall writing process. The text's hallmark pedagogical features, including a handbook of style and mechanics, present information in a manner that is accessible to students and instructors alike.
- Up-to-date coverage of communication protocols and strategies includes computer graphics and document design, e-mail, and the creation and use of web sites.
- A strong emphasis on collaborative writing, viewed as part of the writing process, is carried out in sample memos and reports and in case studies.
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Table of Contents
1. Getting Started: Writing and Your Career. 2. The Writing Process at Work. 3. Collaborative Writing and Meetings in the Workplace. 4. E-Communications at Work: Email, Blogs, Messaging, and Social Media. 5. Writing Letters: Basics for Communicating with Audiences Worldwide. 6. Types of Business Letters and Memos. 7. How to Get a Job: Searches, Networking, Dossiers, Portfolios/Webfolios, Resumes, Transitioning to a Civilian Job, Letters, and Interviews. 8. Doing Research, Evaluating Sources, and Preparing Documentation in the Workplace. 9. Summarizing Information at Work. 10. Creating Clear Visuals. 11. Designing Successful Documents and Websites. 12. Writing Instructions and Procedures. 13. Writing Winning Proposals. 14. Writing Effective Short Reports. 15. Writing Careful Long Reports. 16. Making Successful Presentations at Work. Appendix. A Writer's Brief Guide to Paragraphs, Sentences, and Words.
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