SECTION 3Sample Business Documents
An abstract is a summary of a larger document, such as a report. Abstracts are also called summaries or executive summaries.
There are two types of abstracts:
Descriptive abstracts are short summaries that appear on the front page of a formal report or journal article. (Figure 3.1.)
A descriptive abstract does not summarize the facts or conclusions of the report.
A descriptive abstract introduces the ...