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Effective Writing: Improving Scientific, Technical and Business Communication
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EFFECTIVE WRITING: IMPROVING SCIENTIFIC, TECHNICAL AND BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

PAPERBACK BY KIRKMAN, JOHN; TURK, CHRISTOPHER

£23.99

ISBN
9780419146605
IMPRINT
SPON PRESS
 
 
EDITION
2ND REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
288 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
24 NOV 1988

DESCRIPTION

Effective communication is vital to science, engineering and business management. This thoroughly updated second edition with a new chapter on the use of computers and word-processors gives clear, practical advice illustrated with real-life examples on how to select, organize and present information in reports, papers and other documents.

CONTENTS

Writing is communicating: revising basic assumptions. Thinking about aim and audience. Starting to write: a practical approach. Organization and layout of information. The use of headings and numbering. Algorithms for complex possibilities and procedures. Style for readability. Writing with a computer. Informative summaries. Choosing and using tables, illustrations and graphic presentation techniques. Writing instructions. Writing descriptions and explanations. Writing letters and memoranda. Writing minutes and reports of proceedings. Writing in examinations. Appendices. Index.