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Brief Guide to Business Writing Kenneth G. Brown, Ph.D. David J. Barton, B.A. Department of Management and Organizations University of Iowa
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Table of Contents Table of Contents ….………………………………………………………………….2 Introduction ……………………………………………………………………………. .3 Document . ……………………………………………………………………………. 4 Purpose/Audience ……………………………………………………………………. .4 Format ..……………………………………………………………………………4 Word Choice ……………………………………………………………………. .4 Flow/Logic .…………………………………………………………………………….4 Introduction. .……………………………………………………………………………5 Conclusion .…………………………………………………………………………….5 Spelling ....…………………………………………………………………………. .6 Style tips ..……………………………………………………………………………6 Paragraphs ...………………………. .………………………………………………….7 Generalization and Support. .……………………………………………………………7 Transitions …………………………………………………………………………. ….7 Sentences ...…………………………………………………………………………. ..8 Complete Sentences ……………………………………………………………. .8 Wordiness ……………………………………………………………………………. .8 Grammatical ……………………………………………………………………. .8 Punctuation ……………………………………………………………………………. .8 Active/Passive word use ……………………………………………………………10 Appendix A (Business Letter) .………………………………………………. .….11 Appendix B (Memorandum) …. .………………………………………………………. .12 Appendix C (E-mail) . .…………………………………………………………………. .13 Appendix D (Word Choice list) ..…………………………………………………. .14 Appendix E (Writing Process chart) . .…………………………………………………. .16 Appendix F (Reading Resource list) . .…………………………………………………. .17 Appendix G (Self-grading checklist) ……………………………………………………18 2
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Introduction In our daily lives, either at school or on the job, there exists the need for good written communication skills. We have all turned in a report at one time or another that wasn’t
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