Pyramid Principle: Logic in Writing and Thinking, The (3e) : 9780273710516

Pyramid Principle: Logic in Writing and Thinking, The (3e)

 
Edition
 
3
ISBN
 
9780273710516
ISBN 10
 
0273710516
Published
 
13/01/2009
Published by
 
Pages
 
192
Format
 
Out of stock
 
Title type
 
 
 
Table of contents

Preface

Intro to Part I - The Minto Pyramid Principle: Logic in Writing

PART 1  THE PYRAMID PRINCIPLE: LOGIC IN WRITING

  • 1. Why a pyramid structure
  • 2. The substructures within the pyramid
  • 3. How to build a pyramid structure
  • 4. Fine points of introductions
  • 5. Deduction and induction: the difference
  • 6. How to highlight the structure

Intro to Part 2 - The Minto Pyramid Principle: Logic in Thinking

PART 2  THE PYRAMID PRINCIPLE: LOGIC IN THINKING

  • 7. Questioning the order of a grouping
  • 8. Questioning the problem-solving process
  • 9. Questioning the summary statement
  • 10. Putting it into readable words

Appendix: Problem Solving in Structureless Situations

 

Author biography

Barbara Minto developed The Pyramid Principle through her early years as a consultant at mckinsey & Company, Inc. She now runs her own consultancy, International, Inc., specialising in teaching the pyramid principle to people whose major training is in business or the professions. She has taught her course to most of the major consulting firms in the world's largest corporations and government organisations.