The Best Business Writing 2013

Author: Dean Starkman
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231160755
Format: PDF, ePub
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An anthology Malcolm Gladwell has called "riveting and indispensable," The Best Business Writing is a far-ranging survey of business's dynamic relationship with politics, culture, and life. This year's selections include John Markoff ( New York Times) on innovations in robot technology and the decline of the factory worker; Evgeny Morozov ( New Republic) on the questionable value of the popular TED conference series and the idea industry behind it; Paul Kiel ( ProPublica) on the ripple effects of the ongoing foreclosure crisis; and the infamous op-ed by Greg Smith, published in the New York Times, announcing his break with Goldman Sachs over its trading practices and corrupt corporate ethos. Jessica Pressler ( New York) delves into the personal and professional rivalry between Tory and Christopher Burch, former spouses now competing to dominate the fashion world. Peter Whoriskey ( Washington Post) exposes the human cost of promoting pharmaceuticals off-label. Charles Duhigg and David Barboza ( New York Times) investigate Apple's unethical labor practices in China. Max Abelson ( Bloomberg) reports on Wall Street's amusing reaction to the diminishing annual bonus. Mina Kimes ( Fortune) recounts the grisly story of a company's illegal testing -- and misuse -- of a medical device for profit, and Jeff Tietz ( Rolling Stone) composes one of the most poignant and comprehensive portraits of the financial crisis's dissolution of the American middle class.

Business Writing For Dummies

Author: Natalie Canavor
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119369010
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Business writing that gets results The ability to write well is a key part of your professional success. From reports and presentations to emails and Facebook posts, whether you're a marketer, customer service rep, or manager, being able to write clearly and for the right audience is critical to moving your business forward. The techniques covered in this new edition of Business Writing For Dummies will arm you with the skills you need to write better business communications that inform, persuade, and win business. How many pieces of paper land on your desk each day, or emails in your inbox? Your readers–the people you communicate with at work–are no different. So how can you make your communications stand out and get the job done? From crafting a short and sweet email to bidding for a crucial project, Business Writing For Dummies gives you everything you need to achieve high-impact business writing. Draft reports, proposals, emails, blog posts, and more Employ editing techniques to help you craft the perfect messages Adapt your writing style for digital media Advance your career with great writing In today's competitive job market, being able to write well is a skill you can't afford to be without–and Business Writing For Dummies makes it easy!

HBR Guide to Better Business Writing HBR Guide Series

Author: Bryan A. Garner
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
ISBN: 1422184048
Format: PDF, ePub
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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, colleagues, stakeholders, and partners will get behind them. This book will help you: • Push past writer’s block • Grab—and keep—readers’ attention • Earn credibility with tough audiences • Trim the fat from your writing • Strike the right tone • Brush up on grammar, punctuation, and usage

The Best Business Writing 2015

Author: Dean Starkman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780231170178
Format: PDF, Docs
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The stories in this volume explore new frontiers in the way we do chores, eat takeout, order online, and dumpster-dive, showcasing business's rapid evolution under the influence of new technologies. Profiles include the amusing portrait of a young investor who made a fortune betting on penny stocks; the inspiring and cautionary story of an undocumented immigrant who became a star trader at Goldman Sachs; and the shocking account of a troubled financial prodigy who defrauded his inner circle of millions.

The Truth About the New Rules of Business Writing

Author: Natalie Canavor
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780137015429
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Give yourself a powerful competitive advantage by becoming a better business writer. Better writers get better jobs and more promotions; they persuade people through emails, Web sites, presentations, proposals, resumes, grant proposals, you name it. Businesses know this: that's why they spend $3 billion a year helping their employees become more effective writers. The Truth About the New Rules of Business Writing shows you how to master the art of effective business communication replacing the old standards of jargon, pomposity, and grammar drills with a simple, quick and conversational writing style. Authors Natalie Canavor and Claire Meirowitz demonstrate how to plan and organize your content; make your point faster; tell your readers what's in it for them; construct winning documents of every kind, print and electronic, even blog entries and text messages! The Truth about the New Rules of Business Writing brings together the field's best knowledge, and shows exactly how to put it to work. With an "aha" on every page, it presents information in a clear, accessible style that's easy to understand and use. Written in short chapters, it covers the entire field, cuts to the heart of every topic, pulls back the curtain on expert secrets, and pops the bubble of commonly-held assumptions. Simply put, this book delivers easy, painless writing techniques that work.

The Best Business Writing 2014

Author: Dean Starkman
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231539177
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This anthology of the year's best investigative business writing explores the secret dealings of an elite Wall Street society and uncovers the crimes and misadventures of the young founder of Silk Road, the wildly successful online illegal goods site known as the "eBay of vice." It reveals how the Fed dithered while the financial crisis unfolded and explains why the leaders of a two-trillion-dollar bond fund went to war with each other. Articles from the best newspapers and magazines in the country delve into how junk-food companies use science to get you to eat more and how Amazon dodges the tax man how J.Crew revitalized itself by transforming its creative process and Russell Brand went deep on media and marketing after his GQ Awards speech went haywire. Best Business Writing 2014 includes provocative essays on the NFL's cover-ups and corporate welfare, Silicon Valley's ultralibertarian culture, and the feminist critique of Sheryl Sandberg's career-advice book for women, Lean-In. Stories about toast, T-shirt making, and the slow death of the funeral business show the best writers can find worthy tales in even the most mundane subjects.

Write to the Top

Author: Deborah Dumaine
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780307493439
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Now reorganized into an easy-to-follow, six step approach to effective writing for every business communication format.

Writing at Work

Author: Ellis Morgan
Publisher: Guidemark Publishing Limite
ISBN: 0956946623
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Would you like to be more confident about language, grammar, punctuation and spelling? Do you want to write better emails, letters, leaflets and reports to improve sales, customer satisfaction and internal communications? Writing at Work will boost your writing confidence and get you and your business communicating more successfully. Presented in bite-sized chunks with practical examples, Writing at Work is an A to Z of everything you need to know to polish up your writing skills. There's also a useful List of Everyday Words that will help you banish gobbledegook forever. Plus you'll learn how to: Find the right tone of voice for your audience. Get rid of tautologies, jargon and meaningless phrases. Tackle the important task of proof reading. Make your documents more accessible. Writing at Work will become the reference handbook you reach for whenever you need help with your writing."

Explicit Business Writing

Author: R. Craig Hogan, Ph.D.
Publisher: The Business Writing Center
ISBN: 9780977069200
Format: PDF, ePub
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Explicit Business Writing: Best Practices for the Twenty-First Century contains best practices The Business Writing Center has isolated over decades of training business people to write effectively. With the explanations and models in this book, anyone can become a competent, successful business writer. The book also contains clear, complete standards and guidelines to help businesses train employees to develop writing competence. Links to The Business Writing Center Web resources are included to provide additional training resources for business people and trainers.

10 Steps to Successful Business Writing

Author: Jack E. Appleman
Publisher: American Society for Training and Development
ISBN: 9781562864811
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A guide to sucessful business writing offers a ten-step way to improve communications describing how to organize material, construct clear sentences, choose the right tone, and edit and refine writing.