Ch 17 - Writing Informational Reports

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Chapter 17. Writing Informational Reports © 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 1 e-mails memos forms letters reports Informational reports can take many forms:
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Chapter 17. Writing Informational Reports © 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 2 The writing process for informational reports includes six steps: Analyze your audience. Analyze your purpose. Research the subject and compile your information. Choose an appropriate format. Draft the report. Revise, edit, and proofread the report.
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Chapter 17. Writing Informational Reports © 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 3 How might your readers react to your informational report? Will your readers be comfortable with your choice of document? Do you need to adjust your writing style? Consider three questions in writing reports for multicultural readers:
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Chapter 17. Writing Informational Reports © 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 4 directives field reports progress and status reports incident reports meeting minutes You likely will have to write five types of informational reports:
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