PLANNING, COMPOSING, AND WRITING REPORTS
“Do not put statements in the negative form. And don't start sentences with a conjunction. If you reread your work, you will find on rereading that a great deal of repetition can be avoided by rereading and editing.”
After completing this chapter, you should be able to:
- Understand the principal considerations in the drafting of a report.
- Gain a brief overview of the prefatory and supplementary parts of a report.
- Become aware of key areas to pay attention to when editing and proofreading a report to ensure a polished and professional final product.
- Differentiate between proposals and reports.
- Understand the nature of business proposals.
- Prepare a structured, persuasive ...