The New Office Professional's Handbook

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2001 - Business & Economics - 484 pages
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The New Office Professional’s Handbook is an indispensable tool for every modern office. Whether you work at corporate headquarters, for an Internet startup, or in a home-based business, you’ll find the information you need in this all-new revision of the authoritative handbook for today’s office professional. The book’s features include

* the latest information on the electronic office, including technical information as well as tips on "netiquette” * comprehensive coverage of modern office procedures * practical guidance on career development, including tips on using Internet resources * suggestions for how to handle human relationships in the office: your boss, coworkers, and assistants * practical advice on how to plan, arrange, and conduct meetings and conferences *country profiles with up-to-date information * grammar, usage, and punctuation guidance in an accessible format * advice on how to create, edit, proofread, send, and file professional business documents * information on basic accounting procedures and the fundamentals of business law * new and updated illustrations, charts, and tables * an easy-to-use format with a comprehensive index
 

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Contents

PROFESSIONAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT
20
HUMAN RELATIONS
55
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
77
MAIL PROCESSING
98
DOCUMENT CREATION
119
BUSINESS STYLE GUIDE
156
BUSINESS ENGLISH
207
CORRESPONDENCE
262
INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
308
MEETINGS AND CONFERENCES
332
INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC TRAVEL
354
ACCOUNTING
427
BUSINESS LAW
453
INDEX
473
Copyright

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