Explicit Business Writing: Best Practices for the Twenty-First Century

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Business Writing Center, Sep 1, 2005 - Business & Economics - 296 pages
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"Explicit Business Writing: Best Practices for the Twenty-First Century" contains best practices The Business Writing Center has isolated over decades of training business people to write effectively. With the explanations and models in this book, anyone can become a competent, successful business writer. The book also contains clear, complete standards and guidelines to help businesses train employees to develop writing competence. Links to The Business Writing Center Web resources are included to provide additional training resources for business people and trainers.

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R. Craig Hogan, Ph.D., is an accomplished writing trainer with 35 years of experience. He is currently the director of The Business Writing Center, a professional school that trains business writers through workshops and online courses. He has been a professor of business communications at Illinois State University, professor of writing at the University of Pittsburgh, and professor of writing at Allegheny County College. He spent much of his early career in business, writing and managing writers. He founded a company that wrote computer documentation for software developers, was general partner in a firm writing manuals for government agencies, and was manager of communications in a company. He has consulted with dozens of companies to help them improve the quality of employee writing. Dr. Hogan has published articles about teaching writing in College Composition and Communication, English Education, OUPID Newsletter, Proceedings of the National Conference on College Composition and Communication, Proceedings of the Midwest Regional Conference on English in the Two-Year College, and Research in the Teaching of English. He has written three books and dozens of courses and workshop materials that train writers and the trainers of writers.

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