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Improving Writing Skills
Memos, Letters, Reports, and Proposals


Volume: 9
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Post-Graduate Study Skills

September 1993 | 96 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This brief, practical guide illustrates the most common kinds of business correspondence that a university professor is required to produce and offers useful advice to make these communications as effective as possible. The author also offers general suggestions on effective writing, including brainstorming and collaborating, persuasion, outlining and revising, and designing documents.
 
PART ONE: MEMOS, LETTERS, REPORTS, AND PROPOSALS
 
How to Write Better Memos
 
How to Write Effective Letters
 
Writing Reports
 
Proposals That Work
 
PART TWO: WRITING EFFECTIVE BUSINESS DOCUMENTS
 
Readable Writing
 
Developing Creative Ideas
 
The Process of Writing
 
Layout and Design
 
Conclusion

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Arthur Asa Berger

Arthur Asa Berger is Professor Emeritus of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts at San Francisco State University, where he taught between 1965 and 2003. He has published more than 100 articles, numerous book reviews, and more than 60 books. Among his latest books are the third edition of Media and Communication Research Methods: An Introduction to Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches (2013), The Academic Writer’s Toolkit: A User’s Manual (2008), What Objects Mean: An Introduction to Material Culture (2009), Bali Tourism (2013), Tourism in Japan: An Ethno-Semiotic Analysis (2010), The Culture Theorist’s Book of Quotations (2010),... More About Author

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ISBN: 9780803948235
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