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Effective Writing for Engineers, Managers, Scientists

Effective Writing for Engineers, Managers, Scientists

By H. J. Tichy

This new edition of the popular handbook offers updated, practical advice on writing effective letters, reports, and memos!

Price: $136.95
ISBN: 9780471807087
Product Code: 0471807087
Year: 1988
Binding: Softcover     Page Count: 608
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Good writing is brief, clear and easily understood. This book presents examples of good writing to serve as models and also shows what to avoid.

Engineers, managers, and scientists are often very smart people that can narrow in on a subject so far that their writing becomes myoptic in scope. This book explains how to avoid this and includes illustrations of many types of good writing, culled from diverse sources.

There is material on writing:

  • Minutes
  • News releases
  • Resumes
  • And style guides

The section on writing reports has been thoroughly revised -- every phase from initial organization to final selection of style has been updated to reflect modern practice!