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A Practical Approach to Professional Writing
Author: Douglas W. Brooks
Paperback: 244 pages
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About the Book
This book approaches professional writing from a practical point of view. It deals with how to apply the concepts of effective communication in an industrial setting. In order to become a better communicator, it is extremely important that practice and exercise are an integral part of the learning process. Therefore, much of what is offered in this book will culminate in putting that knowledge to the test.
A Practical Approach to Professional Writing primarily deals with necessary communication skills for the technologies, and is geared towards industrial and business application. Emphasis is on the preparation, organization, audience, and the effective use of formats and supplements.
Table of Contents
You Can Be the Best in Your Discipline, but If You Can’t Communicate, No One Will Know It But You
Chapter One—The Writing Process
Chapter Two—Editing and Revising
Chapter Three—The Resume and Related Issues
Chapter Four—Producing the Professional Letter
Chapter Five—Writing Descriptions and Analysis
Chapter Six—Instructions, Procedures and Manuals
Chapter Seven—Proposals and Reports
Chapter Eight—Research Methods
Chapter Nine—Additional Considerations
Additional Examples of Professional Documentation