The indispensable resource that has helped the writers and editors of The Wall Street Journal earn a reputation for the most authoritative business writing anywhere -- now fully expanded and revised for the twenty-first century In the field of business, the words you use -- and how you use them -- can either bolster your credibility or undermine your intelligence. For anyone who is faced with the task of writing a memo, report, proposal, press release or even an e-mail, The Wall Street Journal Essential Guide to Business Style and Usage is an invaluable one-stop resource. Originally intended exclusively for use by the paper's staff, the book is organized in a user-friendly A to Z format, with appropriate cross-referencing, that helps you solve almost any question of spelling, grammar, punctuation or word definition. For those seeking a competitive edge for succeeding in the world of business, The Wall Street Journal Essential Guide to Business Style and Usage is the definitive reference to keep close to your desk -- the last word for everyone who works with words.It isna#39;t a synonym for decline. direct foreign investment See balance of payments ( capital account). direct-reduced iron Made ... If in doubt, use lowercase. director The formal title for the individuals who head the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Central Intelligence Agency. ... dissemble, disservice, dissuade, dissymmetry. disability, disabled The terms are preferred in reference to physical or mentalanbsp;...
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|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2010-07-06|