Successful Writing at Work: Concise Edition

Successful Writing at Work: Concise Edition

Packed with real-world examples, SUCCESSFUL WRITING AT WORK: CONCISE, 4e delivers a practical yet succinct introduction to effective workplace writing for a variety of communication tasks. Based on the market-leading SUCCESSFUL WRITING AT WORK, 10e, the CONCISE edition covers the most essential skills for effective workplace communication. The text begins with writing basics, emphasizing the characteristics of effective writing, the writing process, ethics, and the importance of audience. It covers basic business correspondence, walks students through formatting letters for a variety of business situations, and features a step-by-step chapter on getting a job. More advanced chapters focus on document design and visuals, writing instructions and procedures, writing reports, proposals, and making business presentations. The Fourth Edition emphasizes ethical considerations throughout as well as integrates guidelines for greening the workplace. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Successful Writing at Work: Concise

Successful Writing at Work: Concise

This 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, including a wider trim size to allow for marginal note-taking and many new and up-to-date visuals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Successful Writing at Work: Concise Edition

Successful Writing at Work: Concise Edition

This 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, Ninth Edition, SUCCESSFUL WRITING AT WORK, Concise Third 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 Concise Third Edition features a contemporary, open, and user-friendly design, including a wide trim size to allow for marginal note-taking. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Successful Writing at Work

Successful Writing at Work

This user-friendly, compact text emphasizes the most necessary, useful skills and strategies for successful workplace writing. Based on the successful parent text, Successful Writing at Work, 7/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 text focuses on the most frequently written business messages, with practical examples and guidelines about preparing e-mails, memos, letters, instructions, proposals, reports, and Web sites. The emphasis on thinking globally and multiculturally prepares students for entry into the working world. Ethical and legal issues involved in using the Web and related technologies, both in the classroom and the workplace, are consistently stressed throughout the text. Accurate and relevant coverage of instructions and procedures illustrates the importance, preparation (in print and online), and implications of writing common business documents. The interrelationship of visuals to text teaches students about choosing and formatting the most effective visuals for their written work.

Strategies for Successful Writing, Concise Edition

Strategies for Successful Writing, Concise Edition

For first-year courses in Composition/Rhetoric. At every step of the writing process, Strategies for Successful Writing, Concise Edition supports students as they learn to compose in the rhetorical modes. Over 100 short examples demonstrate writing concepts and strategies, so that they can recognize them more easily in the longer reading selections and apply them in their own compositions. Instruction is kept brief and to the point, so that students spend more time writing and less time reading about writing. Also available with MyWritingLab™ MyWritingLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. In addition to the full eText, all writing activities included in the text are available within MyWritingLab, making managing and grading lower-stakes work easier for instructors. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyWritingLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyWritingLab, search for: 0134150856 / 9780134150857 Strategies for Successful Writing, Concise Edition Plus MyWritingLab with Pearson eText — Access Card Package, 11/e Package consists of: 0133944131 / 9780133944136 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText — Access Card 013394414X / 9780133944143 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText — Inside Star Sticker 0134119517 / 9780134119519 Strategies for Successful Writing, Concise Edition

Writing at Work

A Guide to Better Writing in Administration, Business and Management

Writing at Work

Many employers complain about the poor communication skills of many young people seeking employment; and many people in employment are handicapped by the poor quality of their written work. While bad spelling, ineffective punctuation and faults in grammar create barriers between the writer and the reader, good English makes the reader feel at ease. The benefits of being a good writer at work are: Managers need to be able to communicate in order to get ideas across. If they cannot, they will be unable to make their viewpoint heard and they will be unable to influence customers, suppliers and colleagues as desired If you can write well, you will find that your views are given prominence over those of others. Effective communication, and that includes writing, is the key to career success and advancement This book is for those who have difficulty in getting thoughts into words or their ideas across, as well as those who are satisfied with their writing but are ready to consider the possibility of improving it. It is all about the ways in which writing at work is important - helping the reader to observe, remember, think, plan, organise and communicate.

FOCUS on College Success, Concise Edition

FOCUS on College Success, Concise Edition

According to recent market research, students are less academically engaged than ever before--a downward trend that has nothing to do with intellect, but everything to do with motivation, focus, and discipline. Visually appealing, research-based, and highly motivational, FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS, CONCISE EDITION, completely engages students with direct applications and immediate results. Thoroughly researched, the text covers the topics most important to student success and incorporates underlying themes of motivation and self-discipline throughout. Rather than talking down to students or speaking over their heads, FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS, CONCISE EDITION, initiates a personal and informal conversation with readers--directly connecting with and drawing them into text discussions. Like FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS, this concise version of the text addresses the needs of today's college students. In this smaller version, reviewers and users recommended the author remove the chapters on writing and speaking, and wellness to concentrate on the core elements of the college success class. By holding to one good example for each chapter, Staley allows for the hands-on learning at which she excels, while creating a concise, student-focused option for the classroom. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

FOCUS on College Success, Concise Edition

FOCUS on College Success, Concise Edition

According to recent market research, students are less academically engaged than ever before--a downward trend that has nothing to do with intellect, but everything to do with motivation, focus, and discipline. Visually appealing, research-based, and highly motivational, FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS, CONCISE EDITION, completely engages students with direct applications and immediate results. Thoroughly researched, the text covers the topics most important to student success and incorporates underlying themes of motivation and self-discipline throughout. Rather than talking down to students or speaking over their heads, FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS, CONCISE EDITION, initiates a personal and informal conversation with readers--directly connecting with and drawing them into text discussions. Like FOCUS ON COLLEGE SUCCESS, this concise version of the text addresses the needs of today's college students. In this smaller version, chapters on information literacy, writing, speaking skills, and wellness have been removed to concentrate on the core elements of the college success class. By holding to one good example for each chapter, Staley allows for the hands-on learning at which she excels, while creating a concise, student-focused option for the classroom. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

10 Steps to Successful Business Writing, 2nd Edition

10 Steps to Successful Business Writing, 2nd Edition

In Today’s Business World, You Are What You Write Good writing can launch a career. It has the power to break through clutter and capture readers’ imaginations. And good writing is not just a skill that marketers must master. Most workplace communication takes written form, and with the rising number of communication channels—social media, instant messaging, blogs—we’re writing more and faster than ever. With new chapters on electronic communication, 10 Steps to Successful Business Writing is your guide to capturing readers’ attention and imagination. Writing instructor and coach, Jack Appleman uses examples and exercises to help you write with clarity and confidence. This updated edition covers the essentials of how to organize your text to hold your readers’ attention; edit yourself for grammar, tone, and excess words; and master the documents for any workplace situation. It doesn’t matter if you’re drafting a business plan, an email, or a Facebook post. Forget the shorthand, drop the exclamation points, and ditch the emojis. Learn to create concise, persuasive, and powerful text with 10 Steps to Successful Business Writing.