Contemporary Business Reports / Edition 4 available in Paperback
Master the skills of CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS REPORT WRITING using this step-by-step guide to creating all types of reports, such as a feasibility studies, business plans, and employee manuals. Starting with writing fundamentals, you'll work through the processes of planning and conducting research, then drafting, revising, editing, and producing a simple report. You'll also learn presentation techniques and skills you can use to effectively communicate the information contained in your reports.
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About the Author
Shirley Kuiper is an Emerita Professor, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. She holds degrees from the University of Michigan, University of Colorado, and Indiana University. She has taught business communication at high school, community college, university undergraduate, and university graduate levels. Dr. Kuiper's communication publications include articles in journals such as Journal of Business Communication, Business Communication Quarterly, Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, and Office Systems Research Journal. In addition to CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS REPORTS, Dr. Kuiper authored or coauthored four previous editions of this book (under the titles Report Writing with Microcomputer Applications and Contemporary Business Report Writing), multiple editions of EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS, and a basic English training program for insurance employees. Dr. Kuiper has been an active member of the Association for Business Communication for 40 years. The Association honored her with a Distinguished Member award in 1995 and the Meada Gibbs Outstanding Teacher Award in 1997. She also received the Outstanding Service Award from the Moore School of Business in 1999 and the Clarice Brantley Outstanding Service Award from ABCSE in 2011.
Table of Contents
1. Report Characteristics. 2. Planning the Report. 3. Writing the Report. 4. Writing Style and Lapses. 5. Illustrating the Report. 6. Formatting the Report. 7. Writing Routine Reports. 8. Writing Nonroutine Reports. 9. Planning and Delivering an Oral Report. 10. Planning Research. 11. Selecting Data Sources. 12. Using Primary Data Sources. 13. Using Secondary Data Sources. 14. Documenting Data Sources. 15. Analyzing Data for Complex Reports. 16. Writing Business Research Reports. 17. Writing Policies, Procedures, and Instructions. 18. Writing a Business Plan.