Bussiness Comunication / by Scot Ober
By: Ober, ScotMaterial type: TextPublisher: London : South Western ; 2009Description: xxv, 560 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 1439035695 (pbk)Subject(s): Business communicationDDC classification: 808.066
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Part I. FOUNDATIONS OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATION. 1. Understanding Business Communication. Communicating in Organizations. The Components of Communication. Verbal Communication. Directions of Communication. Barriers to Communication. Introducing the 3Ps (Problem, Process, Product) Model. The 3Ps in Action (Problem, Process, Product): Using Euphemisms Apropriately. Appendix: Urban Systems, Inc. 2. Contemporary Issues in Business Communication. Contemporary Business Communication Issues. Communicating in Work Teams. Communicating in a Diverse Environment. Ethics and Communication. Communicating via E-Mail. The 3Ps in Action (Problem, Process, Product): Writing an Ethical Statement. 3. Interpersonal Communication Skills. Nonverbal Communication. Listening. Communicating by Telephone. Business Meetings. The 3Ps in Action (Problem, Process, Product): A Plan for a Business Meeting. Part II. DEVELOPING YOUR BUSINESS WRITING SKILLS. 4. The Writing Process. An Overview of the Writing Process. Planning. Drafting. Revising. Formatting and Proofreading. The 3Ps in Action (Problem, Process, Product): A Simple Memo. 5. Revising Your Writing. What Do We Mean by Style? Choosing the Right Words. Writing Effective Sentences. Developing Logical Paragraphs. Creating an Appropriate Tone. Effective Business Writing. The 3Ps in Action (Problem, Process, Product): Writing an Unbiased Message. Part III. CORRESPONDANCE. 6. Routine Messages. Planning the Routine Message. Routine Requests. Routine Replies. Routine Claim Letters. Routine Adjustment Letters. Goodwill Messages. The 3Ps in Action (Problem, Process, Product): A Routine Adjustment Letter. 7. Persuasive Messages. Planning the Persuasive Message. Organizing a Persuasive Request. Common Types of Persuasive Requests. Writing a Sales Letter. The 3Ps in Action (Problem, Process, Product): A Sales Letter. 8. Bad-News Messages. Planning the Bad-News Message. Bad-News Replies. Announcing Bad News. The 3Ps in Action (Problem, Process, Product): A Bad-News Message. Part IV. REPORT WRITING. 9. Planning the Report and Managing Data. Who Reads and Writes Reports? What Data Is Already Available? Collecting and Evaluating Data on the Internet. Collecting Data Through Questionnaires. Constructing Tables. Preparing Charts. Interpreting the Data. The 3Ps in Action (Problem, Process, Product): A Questionnaire. 10. Writing the Report. Planning. Drafting. Developing an Effective Writing Style. Documenting Your Sources. Refining Your Draft. The 3Ps in Action (Problem, Process, Product): A Section of a Report. Part V. ORAL AND EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATION. 11. Making Oral Presentations. The Role of Business Presentations. Planning the Presentation. Planning Team and Video Presentations. Visual Aids for Business Presentations. Practicing and Delivering the Presentation. Post-Presentation Activities. The 3Ps in Action (Problem, Process, Product): A Business Presentation. 12. Employment Communication. Preparing Your RUsumU. Writing Job-Application Letters. Preparing for a Job Interview. Conducting Yourself During the Interview. Communicating After the Interview. Business Etiquette. The 3Ps in Action (Problem, Process, Product): An Application Letter. Reference Manual. A. Language Arts Basics. B. Formatting Business Documents. C. Common Types of Reports. D. Glossary.