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