The Business Writer's Companion - Rental Only
Eighth Edition   ©2017

The Business Writer's Companion - Rental Only

Gerald J. Alred (University of Wisconsin -- Milwaukee) , Charles T. Brusaw (Sinclair Community College) , Walter E. Oliu

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-04476-X; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-04476-3; Format: Spiral Bound, 512 pages

Concise, comprehensive discussion of the writing process and in-depth treatment of grammar and usage cover the essentials of writing well in the classroom and on the job. Students find help at every stage, from research and audience analysis to revising and proofreading.
 
Real-world sample documents offer students authentic, effective models of correspondence and presentations drawn from a wide range of professional situations, including reports, proposals, letters, memos, professional e-mails, and résumés.
 
A popular quick-reference design makes information easy to find. Entries on business writing topics are arranged alphabetically within twelve thematic units. Cross-references throughout the book help students find related entries, while the Complete List of Model Documents provides easy access to sample documents. Tips and checklists help students tackle complex tasks such as proofreading and revising, communicating with international audiences, and evaluating sources.
 
Emphasis on the latest workplace technologies stresses the importance of tailoring every document, post, and message to its purpose and medium. In addition to coverage on writing for the Web, conducting Internet research, and approaching new software.