Straight Talk: Written Communication for Career Success / Edition 1

Straight Talk: Written Communication for Career Success / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0415801966
ISBN-13:
9780415801966
Pub. Date:
10/28/2010
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis

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Straight Talk: Written Communication for Career Success / Edition 1

Straight Talk: Written Communication for Career Success is a fresh new approach that gives tools needed to communicate with confidence. This text provides a thorough overview and hands-on practice in the written communication skills essential for life and work success. Whether writing person to person, or to a group, plenty of practical applications give hands-on experience in: practicing effective writing, handling professional memos, participating in teams, and gaining confidence in delivering formal and informal professional documents. This book also helps students prepare for competitive events and includes a 5-Step Strategic Communication tactic which students can immediately apply and practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415801966
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/28/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors vii

1 Introduction to Straight Talk Writing 1

2 Define Context Before Writing 30

3 Consider Your Media, Source, and Timing Options 60

4 Select and Organize Your Message Content 86

5 Enhance Your Writing With Graphic Elements 124

6 Delivering Effective Workplace Writing 148

7 Evaluate Feedback for Continued Success 176

Reference Tool for Straight Talk Writing 194

Notes 233

Index 235

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