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Fundamentals of Business Writing by Yvonne V Chabrier, Joseph Mancuso

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3Step II: Organize the Document, Part I

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Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

• Name a five-step organizing procedure.

• Use the first three steps of this procedure.

• Name four brainstorming techniques.

• Distinguish how research in the business world differs from research in the academic world.

• Be able to name at least four generic headings used in business writing.

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WRITERS WHO DON’T TAKE TIME TO ORGANIZE

How often have your received a letter, memo, or report and had to read the ending in order to figure out what the document was about? Why do so ...

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