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Business Communication Essentials, 6th Edition

By Courtland L. Bovée, John V. Thill

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 7, 2013


Directed primarily toward undergraduate business college/university majors, this text also provides practical content to current and aspiring industry professionals.

Only Bovée/Thill texts thoroughly address the new-media skills that employees are expected to have in today’s business environment. Business Communication Essentials presents these technologies in the context of proven communication strategies and essential business English skills.


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Table of Contents


1. Understanding Business Communication in Today’s Workplace

2. Mastering Team Skills and Interpersonal Communication



3. Planning Business Messages

4. Writing Business Messages

5. Completing Business Messages



6. Crafting Messages for Electronic Media

7. Writing Routine and Positive Messages

8. Writing Negative Messages

9. Writing Persuasive Messages



10. Understanding and Planning Reports and Proposals

11. Writing and Completing Reports and Proposals

12. Developing Oral and Online Presentations



13. Building Careers and Writing Résumés

14. Applying and Interviewing for Employment

Appendix A. Format and Layout of Business Documents

Appendix B. Documentation of Report Sources

Appendix C. Correction Symbols

Handbook of Grammar, Mechanics, and Usage

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ISBN-10: 0-13-297132-1

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Format: Alternate Binding

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