Table of contents for Webster's New World business writing handbook / by Richard Worth.


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Introduction.
PART I: Fundamentals of Business Writing.
WHY IMPROVING YOUR BUSINESS WRITING SKILLS IS SO IMPORTANT.
THE PROBLEMS BUSINESS WRITERS FACE.
PREWRITING.
WRITING.
REVISING.
SUMMING UP THE WRITING PROCESS.
PART II: Principles of Procedure Writing.
WHAT IS A PROCEDURE?
GUIDELINES FOR PROCEDURE WRITING.
PREWRITING A PROCEDURE.
WRITING A PROCEDURE.
REVISING A PROCEDURE.
FINAL WORDS ON PROCEDURE WRITING.
PART III: Writing Letters and Memos.
ABOUT LETTERS.
ABOUT MEMOS.
LETTERS AND MEMOS THAT REQUEST.
SALES LETTERS THAT GET RESULTS.
LETTERS OF RESPONSE.
COVER LETTERS AND LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION.
COLLECTION LETTERS.
LETTER TO VENDORS OR SUPPLIERS.
MEMOS THAT DEAL WITH EMPLOYEE ISSUES.
MEMOS THAT MAKE ANNOUNCEMENTS.
MEMOS FOR POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.
FINAL WORDS ON MEMOS AND LETTERS.
PART IV: Writing Successful Proposals.
APPLYING THE WRITING PROCESS TO PROPOSALS.
RESPONDING TO REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS (RFPS).
THE LETTER PROPOSAL.
GRANT WRITING.
PART V: Writing Reports.
USING THE THREE-STAGE WRITING PROCESS.
WRITING A LONG REPORT.
FINAL WORDS ON REPORT WRITING.
PART VI: Writing for E-mail.
THE PROS AND CONS OF E-MAIL.
USING THE WRITING PROCESS FOR E-MAIL.
FINAL WORDS ON E-MAIL.
PART VII: Preparing Powerful Presentations.
THE PERILS OF SPEECHMAKING.
WHY PRESENTATIONS ARE IMPORTANT IN BUSINESS.
APPLYING THE WRITING PROCESS TO PRESENTATIONS.
PREWRITING A PRESENTATION.
WRITING A PRESENTATION.
REVISING THE PRESENTATION.
DELIVERING PRESENTATIONS.
VISUAL AIDS.
SHORT SPEECHES FOR SPECIAL SITUATIONS.
FINAL WORDS ON PRESENTATIONS.
Appendix Mechanics of Writing.
PARTS OF SPEECH.
CONJUNCTIONS.
PREPOSITIONS.
CAPITALIZATION.
PARALLELISM.
PUNCTUATION.
USAGE.
SENTENCE PROBLEMS.
Glossary.
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Commercial correspondence Handbooks, manuals, etc, Business writing Handbooks, manuals, etc