Markel9e-Ch17,19 - Report Writing Quiz Abstract or...

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Chapter 17 Informational Reports, Chapter 19 Recommendation Repots 2007 Bedford/St, Martins 1 Report Writing Quiz Abstract or Executive Summary? Which is longer? How long is each? Which is written last? Which is one is double spaced? Which is one is single spaced? Does the abstract or executive summary include citations? Does the abstract or executive summary introduce new topics?
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Chapter 17 Informational Reports, Chapter 19 Recommendation Repots 2007 Bedford/St, Martins 2 Writing Informational Reports Directives--procedural memo—tone is important!! Field and lab reports—example from engineering Progress and status reports— Progress is for ongoing project Status, activity report for many departments Incident reports--accident report
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Chapter 17 Informational Reports, Chapter 19 Recommendation Repots 2007 Bedford/St, Martins 3 Three Common Problems in a Progress Report The deliverable—the document or product you will submit at the end of the project—won't be what you thought it would. You won't meet your schedule. You won't meet the budget. Progress reports and signed proposals are legal documents.
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Chapter 17 Informational Reports, Chapter 19 Recommendation Repots 2007 Bedford/St, Martins 4 Writing Informational Reports Typical format for a progress report--465 Time Pattern Past Work Future Work
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Chapter 17 Informational Reports, Chapter 19 Recommendation Repots 2007 Bedford/St, Martins 5 Writing Informational Reports Typical format for a progress report--465 Task 1 Past Work Future Work Task 2 Past Work Future Work
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Chapter 17 Informational Reports, Chapter 19 Recommendation Repots 2007 Bedford/St, Martins 6 Writing Informational Reports For class informal progress report Introduction Topic, Type of report, Significance of that topic Work completed Work remaining Graphics
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2010 for the course COM 2610 taught by Professor O'donnell during the Summer '10 term at Metropolitan State College of Denver.

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