The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course in Business Writing and Communication, Second Edition

Paperback | March 18, 2010

byKenneth Davis

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Supercharge your writing skills . . . by the end of the week!

In the workplace, your writing speaks volumes about you. Whether you’re craftinga three-line message or a 300-page report, you need to write in a polished, professionalway—regardless of your position or profession.

The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course in Business Writing andCommunication puts you on the fast track to becoming astrong, persuasive business writer. Complete with exercises,self-tests, and an online final exam, this multifaceted businesswriting “course” teaches you how to:

  • SEIZE READERS’ INTEREST INSTANTLY
  • ELIMINATE NONSPECIFIC WORDS AND PHRASES
  • MANAGE CROSS-CULTURAL WRITING
  • CRAFT COMPELLING ONLINE COPY
  • CREATE POWERFUL PRESENTATIONS

    Present yourself at the top of your game in every e-mail, memo, report, andpresentation with The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course in Business Writing andCommunication!

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Supercharge your writing skills . . . by the end of the week!In the workplace, your writing speaks volumes about you. Whether you’re craftinga three-line message or a 300-page report, you need to write in a polished, professionalway—regardless of your position or profession.The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course in Business Writing andCommunic...

Kenneth W. Davis, Ph.D., has conducted training and consulting for business and government on four continents. His clients have included the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, the Republic of Botswana, and the International Monetary Fund. Davis is past president of the Association of Professional Communication Consultants.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.58 inPublished:March 18, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071738266

ISBN - 13:9780071738262

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Chapter 1. Find the "We": Manage Your Relationship with Your Reader; Chapter 2. Make Holes, Not Drills: Manage with Purpose; Chapter 3. Get Your Stuff Together: Manage Your Information; Chapter 4. Get Your Ducks in a Row: Manage Your Structure; Chapter 5. Do It Wrong the First Time: Manage Your Drafting; Chapter 6. Take a Break and Change Hats: Manage Your Internal Writer and Editor; Chapter 7. Signal Your Turns: Manage Your Paragraphs; Chapter 8. Say What You Mean: Manage Your Subjects and Verbs; Chapter 9. Pay Per Word: Manage Your Sentence Economy; Chapter 10. Translate Into English: Manage Your Word Choices; Chapter 11. Finish the Job: Manage Your Spelling, Punctuation, and MechanicsChapter 12. Evaluate Your Writing Process; Chapter 13. Writing; Chapter 14. Writing to Sell; Chapter 15/ Writing for Presentations; Chapter 16. Writing Across Cultures; AppendixesChapter Review Answers; Resources and Information; Index; Final Examination