Writing and Speaking at Work / Edition 2

Writing and Speaking at Work / Edition 2

by Edward P. Bailey
     
 

ISBN-10: 013041445X

ISBN-13: 9780130414458

Pub. Date: 05/29/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

The goal of Writing and Speaking at Work is to help students roll up their sleeves and actually learn to write and speak. This easy to read, concise text focuses directly on those two crucial communication skills. It offers students and professionals practical advice they can apply today and every day in their future!

The new edition has been fully

Overview

The goal of Writing and Speaking at Work is to help students roll up their sleeves and actually learn to write and speak. This easy to read, concise text focuses directly on those two crucial communication skills. It offers students and professionals practical advice they can apply today and every day in their future!

The new edition has been fully updated and provides the most up-to-date coverage of email communication and presentational techniques.

All NEW!!!

  • Chapter 11, Making the most of e-mail
  • Chapter 14, Developing a clear structure
  • Chapter 19, Preparing an annotated presentation

A must read for everyone in business!

  • Plain English Approach
    Teaches students to write and speak clearly and efficiently.
  • Style
    Urges a more spoken style of writing—the standard for most businesses today.
  • Organization
    Focuses on presenting the main point up front.
  • Layout
    Explains how to create documents that look inviting.
  • Speaking
    Shows students how to design a presentation so it's easier to give—and easier for the audience to understand.
  • Visual Aids
    Emphasizes computer presentations—the up-to-date approach students must master to be competitive in the job market.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130414458
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/29/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.98(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

I. WRITING.

1. What Is Good Writing?
2. Developing a Good Style.
3. Using Examples and Comparisons.
4. Making Your Page Look Inviting.
5. Making Your Main Point Easy to Find.
6. Illustrating Your Ideas.
7. Getting Beyond the Period and Comma.
8. Learning Common-Sense Rules.
9. Preparing a Résumé and Cover Letter.
10. Documenting Your Sources.
11. Making the Most of E-mail.

II. SPEAKING.

12. What Is Business Speaking?
13. Using Good Techniques of Delivery.
14. Developing a Clear Structure.
15. Choosing and Designing Visual Aids.
16. Giving a Presentation Using a Computer.
17. Giving a Presentation Using Transparencies.
18. Rehearsing, Setting Up, and Overcoming Nervousness.
19. Preparing an Annotated Presentation.
Appendix A. Final Project: Applying Computer Techniques.
Appendix B. Final Project: Creating Reports.
Appendix C. Formats for Letters and Memos.
Appendix D. Sample Papers.
Index.

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