For courses in Business Communications and Business Writing. Communication for the Workplace, 4th Edition focuses on the fundamentals of written communication within the context of workplace situations. This book discusses basic problems in written communication (good sentence structure, accurate punctuation, and effective mechanics and spelling) and encourages students to develop their own writing skills. Using a hands-on, concise approach, it helps students progress from a novice level of writing to a stage where they are confident in their communication skills. An abundance of business writing samples, activities and cases are included from a variety of fields such as banking, telecommunications, real estate, health care and more!