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About This Book
Mockup Of Moodle Training
What Do Experts Say About Reading and Writing?
How Do I Use This Book?
Why Doesn’t This Book Just Tell Me What To Do?
Activities For Further Reflection
Questions For Reflection
Brenda Knights Narrative
What is the Writing Process?
What Role Do Emotions Play in Writing?
Ways the Switch Up Your Writing Process
The Writing Process in the Workplace
Joe’s Writing Process
Test Your Knowledge
Why Use Communication Models?
The Communication Process
Applying the Communication Process
Questions for Reflection
Why Pay Attention to Style and Tone
Sailing the 7 C’s
Practice What You Learned
What is Voice?
Organizing Your Ideas
Headings, Subheading and Lists
Writing Effective Paragraphs
Meet The Genres
Writing Instant Messages
Delivering Good or Neutral News
Delivering Positive and Neutral Messages to Multiple Audiences
Bad News Messages
Delivering a Bad News Message
Breaking Bad News on Social Media
Persuasion: It's Everywhere
Two Hierarchies of Needs
The Rhetorical Triangle: Ethos, Pathos and Logos
The Spectrum of Allies
Why Use Sources
Asking Research Questions
Narrowing Your Focus
Types of Sources
Conducting Interviews and Surveys
Fantastic Sources and Where to Find Them
Making a Source Plan
What If You Can't Find Sources For Your Topic?
Workplace vs. Academic Citation
What is Academic Integrity?
What is Citing?
How to Cite Sources
Creating In-Text Citations and References
Making an Argument
Audience Analysis in Reports
Types of Reports
Writing Formal Reports
Activities For Reflection
Audience Analysis in Document Design
Types of Graphics
Working With Graphics
Importance of Oral Presentations
What's Public Speaking?
Public Speaking As Advocacy
Communication is Constitutive, Contextual and Cultural
Public Speaking Anxiety
Verbal Communication Strategies
Revising, Editing, Proofreading
What is Remixing?
Test Your Revision Skills
Social Media Communication in the Workplace
Social Media Communication in Action: Special K Cereal
Peer Review in the Workplace
Peer Review in Class
Audience Analysis and Algorithms
Audience Analysis: Customization is Key
Writing an Effective Resume
Writing an Effective Cover Letter
Rituals of Conversation
Conflict in the Work Environment
Check Your Knowledge
Understanding Team Dynamics
Before we dive into discussing each one, let’s get a brief overview of the most popular business writing genres. We’ll talk about reports in Chapter 11 and social media in Chapter 15.
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