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How to write reports & proposals

Author: Patrick Forsyth
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page Ltd., 2006.
Series: Creating success.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Now in its second edition, How to Write Reports and Proposals continues to provide practical pointers for anyone who needs to impress, convince and persuade their colleagues or clients. Using checklists, exercises and examples, it explains how to make a plan of what to write, transfer ideas onto paper and edit them to achieve the best results. There is also invaluable information on creating a good report, preparing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Forsyth, Patrick.
How to write reports & proposals.
London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page Ltd., 2006
(DLC) 2005035463
(OCoLC)62738487
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Forsyth
ISBN: 0749445521 9780749445522 9780749451875 0749451874
OCLC Number: 163547680
Language Note: English.
Notes: "First edition 2003, published as, Powerful reports and proposals."--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 118 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Introduction: pitfalls and opportunities""; ""What makes good business writing?""; ""The hazards of communication""; ""Serious, and very serious""; ""Why have a report?""; ""Readers� expectations""; ""The readers� perspective""; ""Powerful habits""; ""Earning a reading""; ""The rewards of excellence""; ""A significant opportunity""; ""Creating a good report""; ""Setting clear objectives""; ""A sound structure""; ""First, the beginning""; ""The middle""; ""The end""; ""After the end""; ""Preparing to write""; ""Why this report?"" ""Research prior to preparation""""A systematic approach""; ""The power of language""; ""Cultivating a style""; ""Readers� expectations""; ""Readers� dislikes""; ""The writer�s approach""; ""Use of language""; ""Making language work for you""; ""Mistakes to avoid""; ""Following the rules""; ""Style""; ""Dealing with numbers""; ""Action to help""; ""Methods of presenting numbersclearly""; ""The contribution of language""; ""Making proposals persuasive""; ""A cumulative process""; ""A key stage""; ""Persuasive technique""; ""The don�ts""; ""The dos""; ""Quotations versus proposals"" ""Choice of format""""Timing""; ""Proposal content""; ""Checklist""; ""Covering letters""; ""The presentation of proposals""; ""Earn attention""; ""The contribution of presentation""; ""How the pages look""; ""The exhibits""; ""Other options for inclusion""; ""Overall packaging""; ""Afterword""
Series Title: Creating success.
Other Titles: How to write reports and proposals
Responsibility: Patrick Forsyth.
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The importance of clear and concise communication is paramount in business relations. How to Write Reports and Proposals provides practical advice to achieve effective writing techiniques.  Read more...

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