The Business Writer's Handbook
Eleventh Edition   ©2015

The Business Writer's Handbook

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

  • ISBN-10: 1-4576-7551-X; ISBN-13: 978-1-4576-7551-5; Format: Spiral Bound, 656 pages

Clear advice + useful models = the complete guide to business writing today.

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From formal reports to everyday e-mails, The Business Writer’s Handbook uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify the ways we write today. Hundreds of topic entries, 90+ sample documents, at-a-glance checklists, and dynamic videos break down the best-practices, models, and real-world skills that successful writers use to communicate clearly and persuasively.

Developed by a legendary author team with decades of combined academic and professional experience, the book’s intuitive, alphabetical organization makes it easy to navigate its extensive coverage of grammar, usage, and style. Plus, updated, in-depth treatment of pressing issues like the job search, the writing process, documenting sources, and social media resonates both in class and on the job.

With a refreshed, integrated focus on the ways technologies shape writing, the Eleventh Edition of the Handbook is the indispensable reference tool for writing successfully in the workplace.

Every serious business student and business professional should use a credible reference book, and The Business Writer’s Handbook is one of the finest for both students and professionals.
Melodee Lambert, Salt Lake Community College