| About The Book Professional Communication
With the younger generation today seeking jobs in multinational corporations, large companies, or the civil services in the government, and the competition becoming stiffer and stiffer with each passing day, it is only natural that the ability to communicate effectively, precisely as well as to acquire communication skills has become more important than ever before. A plethora of books have flooded the market to capitalize on this frantic effort of the younger generation to become adept in communication. And professional communication is no exception to this. This accessible and compact book on Professional Communication strives to focus on the communication skills needed for the professionals.
Divided into five parts and 19 chapters, the book begins with a discussion on the concept of communication, and then it goes on to give in detail features of a language as a tool of communication, the communication process models and barriers to communication. The text also elaborates on word formation, vocabulary, sentence structure and paragraph development. In addition, it explains different forms of technical communication; the format, layout and style of business communication; technical documents such as theses, scientific articles and research papers; and technical proposals. Furthermore, the book provides value-based text reading from celebrated writers.
This student-friendly book, suffused with practical examples, is primarily intended as a textbook for the first year students of engineering (B.Tech.) of UP Technical University for their course on Professional Communication. It will also be of immense benefit to undergraduate students and technical professionals across the country.
KEY FEATURES :
Gives a broader perspective on communication and its barriers.
Provides a more comprehensive division of the different types of reports.
Elaborates on various approaches to presentation strategies.
Table of Contents:
Part I: Basics of Technical Communication
1. Introduction to Technical Communication
2. Process of and Barriers to Communication
3. Communication Channels and Directions
Part II: Constituences of Technical Written Communication
4. Word Formation
6. Requisites of Sentence Construction
7. Paragraph Development
8. The Art of Condensation (Precis Writing)
Part III: Forms of Technical Communication
9. Business CorrespondenceIntroduction, Format and Layout
10. Types of Business Correspondence
11. Resume and Job Applications
12. Report WritingTypes of Report
13. Elements of a Formal Report
14. Style and Formatting in Report Writing
15. Special Technical Documents
16. Special Type of Technical Documents
Part IV: Soft Skills
17. Presentation Skills and Paralanguage
18. Visual Aids and Illustrations in Technical Communication
Part V: Visual Based Text Reading
19. Value Based Text Reading