The Literate Executive: Learn how to Write like a Leader

The Literate Executive: Learn how to Write like a Leader

by Laurie Rozakis
     
 

A refresher course on the art of business writing, which is more essential than ever to effective communication. "The art of executive writing [is] poised for a comeback," predicts The Wall Street Journal. Good writing translates into good business, because it saves time, creates good faith, and prevents expensive misunderstandings. TheLiterate Executive shows

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A refresher course on the art of business writing, which is more essential than ever to effective communication. "The art of executive writing [is] poised for a comeback," predicts The Wall Street Journal. Good writing translates into good business, because it saves time, creates good faith, and prevents expensive misunderstandings. TheLiterate Executive shows businesspeople how to become better communicators by becoming better writers. It relates the effective use of language to the real world of commerce by reviewing good writing skills—correct usage, grammar, punctuation, and spelling—in a business context. For quick reference, readers will find well-constructed models of the most common business writing forms: memos, e-mails, letters, reports, and resumes. They'll use this friendly book to get started, get their points across, and make their messages more accessible—and ultimately more profitable.

Grammarphobix? Then let this businessperson's guide to grammar and usage be your cure! Memos with careless typos and poor grammar. Reports that are unclear and uninspiring. Resumes with irrelevant information. How many of these documents have crossed your desk? Now, how many of these documents are you guilty of writing? You're not alone! THE LITERATE EXECUTIVE shows business professionals how to become better communicators by becoming better writers. With an upbeat style and easy-to-read format, this must-have guide will teach you how to use language correctly by refreshing your knowledge of grammar, usage, punctuation, and spelling. No hard-and-fast rules to memorize - just practical advice for professional people who use language in the real world. Throughout, you'll find well-constructed models of today's most common business documents: memos, emails, sales letters, proposals, press releases, annual reports, and resumes. Plus, there are doznes of practice exercises using real-life business examples. More than ever, good writing is essential for success in business. THE LITERATE EXECUTIVE can save you time, create good faith, and prevent costly misunderstanding. And that's worth writing about! Make your business documents "letter perfect" as you: form correct, concise sentences; become a better speller; put commas in the proper place; eliminate dangling modifiers; discover when to use prepositions; and more!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071352888
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/01/1999
Pages:
275
Product dimensions:
6.15(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.08(d)

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