Writing That Works: Communicating Effectively on the Job

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The essential text for business and professional writing, Writing that Works offers clear guidelines for memos, reports, proposals, presentations, and more. Supported by over 200 model documents, this inviting text helps students develop the skills they need to write and communicate successfully on the job.This new edition includes even more advice on considering audience and purpose, designing documents, and using technology.

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WALTER E. OLIU until recently served as chief of the Publishing Services Branch at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. He is a communications consultant in the Washington, D.C. area and has taught at Miami University of Ohio, Slippery Rock State University, and Montgomery College.

CHARLES T. BRUSAW worked for twenty years as a technical writer for the NCR Corporation and has also worked in advertising, public relations, and curriculum development. He has served as a business-writing consultant for corporations worldwide and has taught at both NCR Corporation's Management College and Sinclair Community College.

GERALD J. ALRED is professor of English at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, where he teaches courses in professional writing and directs the Graduate Certificate Program in International Technical Communication. He received the 2004 Jay R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching Technical Comunication from the Society for Technical Communication. He is also the associate editor of Journal of Business Communication.

For Bedford/St. Martin's, all three are coauthors of The Business Writer's Handbook (2006); Handbook of Technical Writing (2006); The Business Writer's Companion (2005); and The Technical Writer's Companion (2002).

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