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The business student's phrase book : key vocabulary for effective writing /

by Godfrey, Jeanne.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Palgrave study skills: Publisher: London : Macmillan Education/Palgrave, 2017Description: xii, 250 p. ; 19 cm.ISBN: 1137587075; 9781137587077.Subject(s): Business writing
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Summary: To write successfully in business - both at university and in the workplace - it is important to communicate ideas clearly and correctly. This book provides an accessible introduction to appropriate British English words and phrases to use in essays, case studies and reports. List(s) this item appears in: Learning Hub - Study Skills books
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Includes index.

Aims and arguments. Introducing your topic and identifying the issues ; Stating your aim scope ; Stating and structuring your argument -- Definitions, groupings and characteristics. Defining and classifying ; Groupings, affiliations and being separate ; Characteristics, qualities and skills -- Events, situations and business contexts. Events, situations, advantages and disadvantages ; Ownership, responsibility and loyalty ; Regulations, legalities and penalties ; Encouragement, discouragement, avoidance, prevention, counteraction and elimination ; Norms, limits, inclusion and exclusion ; Risks, threats, disputes and resolution -- Size, amount and distribution. Size, proportion, degree, level and extent ; Amount, distribution and supply -- Time, trends and change. Time, sequence, duration and frequency ; Increase, decrease, trends, cycles and speed ; Change, development, growth and progress -- Business strategy, models, methods and results. Strategy, models, methodology and method ; Cause, effect, results and findings -- Analysing and identifying common themes. Analysing ideas and arguments ; Identifying differences, similarities and common themes ; Identifying relationships and making logical links ; Identifying points of view and position -- Evaluating ideas, evidence and impact. Evaluating ideas and evidence positively ; Evaluating ideas and evidence negatively and disagreeing ; Evaluating importance and significance ; Suggesting impact and implications -- Concluding, applying ideas and making recommendations. Drawing conclusions, generating ideas and clarifying your position ; Applying theory to practice ; Justifying alternative strategies and making recommendations.

To write successfully in business - both at university and in the workplace - it is important to communicate ideas clearly and correctly. This book provides an accessible introduction to appropriate British English words and phrases to use in essays, case studies and reports.

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