Chapter 1
Essentials of Successful Business Reports
Business reports are challenging and frequently used tools for virtually any organization. Whether you work in the corporate world, in a nonprofit environment, or in education, you need to organize information and present it in a format that your colleagues or others find easy to understand and interpret. Your job is to focus and shape the information; you don’t necessarily need to worry about tone, structure, or including standard elements; that’s where this book will help you.
Business reports are far more challenging than business letters. Reports are by nature more complex and detailed, and often need to make a case—that the company is on budget, that a building project needs to be awarded ...

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