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Writing at Work: How to Write Clearly, Effectively and Professionally

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Offering businesspeople a systematic method for writing more effectively, this practical program discusses techniques for writing clear and concise professional documents, such as submissions, reports, letters, emails, and memos. All types of businesses are discussed, using actual texts from the different sectors—from government and law to business and finance to engineeri ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Allen & Unwin (first published December 31st 1899)
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Murray Irwin
May 26, 2012 Murray Irwin rated it it was amazing
I thought I could write business documents like emails, letters, memo’s, reports and submissions pretty well. But as I continually have to remind myself there is always something more you can learn or improve on. Writing at Work is one of those books that challenged the way I always did things and the result has been for the better. There is now a sticky note attached to my screen that reads SFDAP.

SFDAP stands for Simple, Formal yet friendly, Direct, Active and Personal. These are some of the k
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Aug 08, 2011 Ernest rated it liked it
While not as good as the cover promised, this book contained useful and practical advice. This book would appear to be best used in tandem with current work, and would appear to have great benefit if regularly reread.
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