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Administrative Assistant's and Secretary's Handbook, 5th Edition by Jennifer Wauson, Kevin Wilson, James Stroman

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Chapter 5

Travel Arrangements

Today’s Business Traveler

In today’s competitive market, companies routinely buy and sell products and services both across the country and around the world. Because of this situation, business-related travel is common to every type and every size of company.

A small business just getting under way may have interest only in local markets; however, as the business grows and expands, a larger domestic market and possibly international markets will be of greater interest. Thus, as a business grows and an owner’s needs increase, your administrative duties will include keeping abreast of how to handle your employer’s travel needs quickly and efficiently, no matter how far he or she goes.

Even if you work for a larger ...

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