Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Effective Writing: A Handbook for Finance Peoplecan be used as a supplementary text for any finance course, business communications (for finance majors) course, or any writing courses containing finance majors. It is designed to help finance students and practitioners improve their communication skills by guiding readers step-by-step through the entire writing process, developing a solid, working knowledge of each stage.
Offers a detailed exploration of the writing process, examining.
Planning, including analysis of audience and purpose.
Generating and organizing ideas.
Writing the draft.
Revising for readable style and correct grammar.
Designing the document for effective presentation.
Includes chapters that focus on the various types of documents used by financial professionals in actual practice, such as...
Memos (including e-mail).
Stresses coherence, conciseness, and clarity as the most essential qualities of effective writing.
Features a section on Writing and Your Career, exploring the writing required for professional examinations, résumés and letters of application, and publication.
Reaches beyond the written word to include a chapter on oral presentations.
Includes in Chapter 7 a section on financial research, offering valuable reference material on such topics as...
Where to find financial information (including Internet sites).
How to write citations of financial sources (including Internet sources).
Provides finance-related exercises and assignments at the end of each chapter that reinforce concepts from the text.