How to Write for the World of Work

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Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1994 - Business writing - 559 pages
How to Write for the World of Work incorporates up-to-date research and communication practices and many other developments in the work place. The long anticipated revision reflects the increased diversification and professionalism of the workforce, the globalization of the workplace, and the expansion of computers and electronic media that have influenced all aspects of communication.

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Contents

The Process of Transactional Writing
3
Planning Graphics
10
Suggestions for Applying Your Knowledge
22
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Dr. Thomas E. Pearsall, professor emeritus and former head of the Department of Rhetoric at the University of Minnesota, is author of a number of college textbooks. He has served as president of the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing and is the founder and first president of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication. Dr. Pearsall is a fellow of both the Society of Technical Communication and the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing. He is listed in Who s Who in America and the Who s Who is the World.

Dr. Donald H. Cunningham, professor of English and coordinator of technical and professional communication in the Department of English at Auburn University, is author of a number of college textbooks. He has served as president of the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing and was founding editor of The Technical Writing Teacher (now Technical Communication Quarterly). He also has served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Conference on College Composition and Communication. He is a fellow of the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing and the Society for Technical Communication. He was awarded the Society for Technical Communication Jay R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching Technical Communication.

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