Survival Writing for Business

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Overview

To write well, you need to keep it clear and concise. But for many who struggle with writing reports, memos, e-mails, and other necessary correspondence on the job, that's easier said than done.

This no-nonsense book is a virtual lifeline to writing success. Author Steve Gladis has been a writer all his life. He has published numerous magazine and journal articles as well as 11 books.

Survival Writing for Business presents, in an easy-to-follow format, his top tips for writing clearly and briefly. The book answers your most pressing questions about writing, shows you what works and what doesn't, and reveals dozens of shortcuts you can apply today for instant results. The chapters also contain numerous examples that illustrate the content and make the lessons learned memorable.

An entire chapter is devoted to e-mail-the new backbone of business correspondence. Learn cutting-edge strategies that will help you keep e-mail brief, leave emotions out, stick to the point, avoid flaming, and much more.

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Writing clearly and concisely is vital to business communication. To help readers improve their writing, Dr. Steve Gladis has compiled his vast experience as a writer into Survival Writing for Business. By describing how reports, memos, e-mails and other business correspondence can be improved with basic techniques, Gladis illustrates the lessons that every person in business should know with straightforward rules for success. Gladis' tips include making sentences short, avoiding abstractions, using direct verbs, and keeping writing visual and organized. Copyright © 2006 Soundview Executive Book Summaries
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780874258561
  • Publisher: Human Resource Development Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 142
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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