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How to write well in the workplace (proposals/emails/meeting minutes/reports...)

Many businesspeople and professionals struggle to communicate effectively in written English.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed “Business Writing for South Africans” co-author Wena Coetzee for his weekly business book review.

Scroll down to listen to the interview.

Description of “Business Writing for South Africans” on NB Publishers:

  • How should you write and present a business proposal?

  • What is the best way to take minutes?

  • When should a work email be formal and when chatty?

Communicating in a clear, concise manner with colleagues and clients is a key aspect of professionalism and good business practice.

Yet many South African companies do not train their staff to do this, leading to confusion and lost hours - and it affects how people view your ability to do your job.

Now, help is at hand with plain-language experts Bittie Viljoen-Smook, Johan Geldenhuys and Wena Coetzee in this user-friendly guide to all aspects of written English in the workplace.

Your journey to presenting yourself in an excellent, effective way starts here.

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