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Business and Administrative Communication

Business and Administrative Communication

11th Edition
By Kitty Locker and Donna Kienzler
ISBN10: 0073403253
ISBN13: 9780073403250
Copyright: 2015
09780073403250

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Part One: The Building Blocks of Effective Messages

Chapter 1: Succeeding in Business Communication

Chapter 2: Adapting Your Message to Your Audience

Chapter 3: Building Goodwill

Chapter 4: Navigating the Business Communication Environment

Part Two: The Communication Process

Chapter 5: Planning, Composing, and Revising

Chapter 6: Designing Documents

Chapter 7: Communicating across Cultures

Chapter 8: Working and Writing in Teams

Part Three: Basic Business Messages

Chapter 9: Sharing Informative and Positive Messages with Appropriate Technology

Chapter 10: Delivering Negative Messages

Chapter 11: Crafting Persuasive Messages

Part Four: The Job Hunt

Chapter 12: Building Resumes

Chapter 13: Writing Job Application Letters

Chapter 14: Interviewing, Writing Follow-Up Messages, and Succeeding in the Job

Part Five: Proposals and Reports

Chapter 15: Planning and Researching Proposals and Reports

Chapter 16: Creating Visuals and Data Displays

Chapter 17: Writing Proposals and Progress Reports

Chapter 18: Analysing Information and Writing Reports

Chapter 19: Making Oral Presentations

Appendix A: Formatting Letters, Memos, and E-Mail Messages

Appendix B: Writing Correctly

Appendix C: Citing and Documenting Sources

About the Author

Kitty Locker

Kitty O. Locker was an Associate Professor of English at The Ohio State University, where she taught courses in workplace discourse and research methods. She received her B.A. from DePauw University and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana. She also wrote  Business and Administrative Communication (6th ed., Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 2003),  The Irwin Business Communication Handbook: Writing and Speaking in Business Classes (1993), and co-edited Conducting Research in Business Communication (1988). Her consulting clients included URS Greiner, Abbott Laboratories, the Ohio Civil Service Employees Association, AT&T, and the American Medical Association. In 1994–95, she served as President of the Association for Business Communication (ABC). From 1997 to 2000, she edited ABC’s  Journal of Business Communication. She received ABC’s Outstanding Researcher Award in 1992 and ABC’s Meada Gibbs Outstanding Teacher Award in 1998.

Donna Kienzler

Donna S. Kienzler is a Professor Emeritus of English at Iowa State University, where she taught in the Rhetoric and Professional Communication program. As the Director of Advanced Communication, she oversaw more than 120 sections of business and technical communication annually. She was also an Assistant Director of the university’s Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, where she taught classes, seminars, and workshops on pedagogy; directed graduate student programming; and directed the Preparing Future Faculty program, a career-training program for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Her research focused on pedagogy and ethics.

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