Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 14. Planning Reports and Proposals
The folks at Enago Academy cover the topic.
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"Tom Peters [photo, left] reflects on a half-century spent studying management.
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"When I was in my late 20s, my boss and I used to have epic lunches where we'd chat about life.
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