Contemporary Business Report Writing

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Cengage Learning, Mar 6, 2009 - Business & Economics - 560 pages
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CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS REPORT WRITING guides readers step--by--step through the process of creating business reports such as a feasibility studies,, business plans,, and employee manuals. Starting with writing fundamentals,, readers work through the processes of planning and conducting research,, then drafting,, revising,, editing,, and producing a simple report. Once readers master report preparation and writing,, the authors explore presentation techniques and skills that readers can use to effectively communicate the information contained in their reports.
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Contents

Report Characteristics
1
Planning the Report
27
Producing the Report
55
Writing Style and Lapses
67
Illustrating the Report
101
Formatting the Report
137
Writing Routine Reports
163
Writing Nonroutine Reports
185
Selecting Data Sources
273
Using Secondary Data Sources
291
Using Primary Data Sources
315
Documenting Data Sources
347
Analyzing Data for Complex Reports
365
Writing Business Research Reports
393
Writing Policies Procedures and Instructions
437
Writing the Business Plan
463

Planning and Delivering an Oral Report
213
Planning the Research
251

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About the author (2009)

Shirley Kuiper is an Emerita Professor, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. She holds degrees from the University of Michigan, University of Colorado, and Indiana University. She has taught business communication at high school, community college, university undergraduate, and university graduate levels. Dr. Kuiper's communication publications include articles in journals such as Journal of Business Communication, Business Communication Quarterly, Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, and Office Systems Research Journal. In addition to CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS REPORTS, Dr. Kuiper authored or coauthored four previous editions of this book (under the titles Report Writing with Microcomputer Applications and Contemporary Business Report Writing), multiple editions of EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS, and a basic English training program for insurance employees. Dr. Kuiper has been an active member of the Association for Business Communication for 40 years. The Association honored her with a Distinguished Member award in 1995 and the Meada Gibbs Outstanding Teacher Award in 1997. She also received the Outstanding Service Award from the Moore School of Business in 1999 and the Clarice Brantley Outstanding Service Award from ABCSE in 2011.

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