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Writing & Speaking at Work (5th Edition)The practical advice needed to improve writing and speaking skills for the workplace. Writing & Speaking at Work delivers practical insight and instruction to help readers become effective communicators no matter where their careers may take them. Instead of detailing the various communications theories, this text focuses on the two critical communication needs of business people: writing and speaking. The fifth edition features a new chapter on how to prepare executive summaries. …

HBR Guide to Better Business Writing (HBR Guide Series)DON’T LET YOUR WRITING HOLD YOU BACK.When you’re fumbling for words and pressed for time, you might be tempted to dismiss good business writing as a luxury. But it’s a skill you must cultivate to succeed: You’ll lose time, money, and influence if your e-mails, proposals, and other important documents fail to win people over.The HBR Guide to Better Business Writing, by writing expert Bryan A. Garner, gives you the tools you need to express your ideas clearly and persuasively so clients, col…

Plain English at Work: A Guide to Writing and SpeakingEveryday we write countless memos, letters, and reports without a second thought. Likewise, we give presentations, both formal and informal. Often this writing and speaking gets criticized for being jargon-ridden, obscure, or long-winded–in short, for not being in “plain English.” But what is plain English, and how do we go about writing and speaking it? In Plain English at Work, Edward Bailey gives the answer, with down-to-earth tips and practical advice. Bailey, an expert in business communic…

Successful Writing at Work: ConciseThis user-friendly, compact text presents the most necessary, useful skills and strategies for successful workplace writing. Based on the successful parent text, Successful Writing at Work, 8/e, the Concise Edition maintains a practical approach, an abundance of realistic situations and problems, real-world examples, and detailed guidelines for drafting, editing, and producing professional documents and graphics. The Second Edition features a contemporary, open, and user-friendly design, includi…

Communicating in Science: Writing a Scientific Paper and Speaking at Scientific Meetings (2nd Edition)This concise, straightforward book will help workers in all scientific disciplines to present their results effectively. Chapters include: “Writing a Scientific Paper” “Before You Lecture or Talk to Us, Please Read This” “Empty Numbers” “Preparation of the Script and Figures” “For Those to Whom English is a Foreign Language” “Preparation of a Doctoral Dissertation or Thesis”…

Self-Promotion for Introverts: The Quiet Guide to Getting AheadAn indispensable guide that helps introverts excel in an extrovert’s world All professionals need to promote themselves to advance in their careers, and introverts face the unique challenge of overcoming their reserved natures to get their message out. But as Nancy Ancowitz explains in this essential resource, introverts need not battle against their natural tendencies in order to raise their career visibility. Self-Promotion for Introverts® shows readers how to leverage their quiet skills and …

Punctuation at Work: Simple Principles for Achieving Clarity and Good StyleIn the workplace, good punctuation is much more than a matter of correctness. It’s a matter of efficiency. Professionals who aren’t sure how to punctuate take more time than necessary to write, as they fret about the many inconsistent and contradictory rules they’ve picked up over the years. Good punctuation is also a matter of courtesy: In workplace writing, a sentence should yield its meaning instantly, but when punctuation is haphazard, readers need to work to understand – or guess at – the w…