Synopses & Reviews
Clear and concise communication is of paramount importance in business relations.
The 3rd edition of How to Write Reports and Proposals continues to provide practical pointers for anyone who needs to impress, convince or persuade 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 very best results.
This new edition includes additional detailed information on presenting numerical data in reports, new sections on different types of reports, data selection, as well as a new lay out and brief summaries at the end of each chapter.
Anyone who writes reports or proposalsPraise for the previous edition:
"[S]lim but smart book." --Book News
"Refreshingly useful and easy to read." --Professional Marketing Magazine
<DIV><I>Praise for the previous edition:<BR></I><BR>"[S]lim but smart book." <B>--Book News<BR><BR></B>"Refreshingly useful and easy to read." <B>--Professional Marketing Magazine</B></DIV>
Getting a message across on paper and presenting a proposal in a clear and persuasive form are vital skills for anyone in business. How to Write Reports and Proposals provides practical advice on how to impress, convince and persuade your colleagues or clients. It will help you: improve your writing skills; think constructively before writing; create a good report; produce persuasive proposals; use clear and distinctive language; present numbers, graphs and charts effectively.
Full of checklists, exercises and examples, How To Write Reports and Proposals is essential reading and will help you to put over a good case with style.
- Helps create succinct reports and write persuasive proposals
- Covers how to use numbers, graphs and chart effectively
- Stresses how to think constructively before writing
About the Author
Patrick Forsyth runs Touchstone Training & Consultancy and specializes in marketing, sales and communications skills. Writing is a significant part of his own work portfolio. He is the author of more than fifty successful business books, including Successful Time Management and How to Write Reports and Proposals (all Kogan Page). He also writes regularly for a number of business journals, and for Writing Magazine.