Proposal vs Report Overheads 10142010

Proposal vs Report Overheads 10142010 - specific course of...

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PROPOSAL VS REPORT Proposal Written offer to solve a problem, provide services, etc. Persuasive document Includes plan and budget May be solicited or unsolicited
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Report Informative document, usually solicited Supplies and/or analyzes information No budget or detailed plan May or may not include recommendations Management Decisions Often Based on Information in Reports Formats Letter Memo Manuscript Printed
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Functions of Reports Informative Reports Provide data without analysis or recommendations Examples: Contact or activity reports Conference reports Progress reports Investigative reports Format Introduction/Background Details Summary/Conclusion Analytical Reports Provide data, analysis, conclusions & recommendations
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Examples of Analytical Reports Justification/Recommendation Report Justify or recommend a specific action Explain why action is necessary Enlarging staff Buying equipment Changing a procedure
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Feasibility Report Examine practicality/advisability of a
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Unformatted text preview: specific course of action Will this plan work? Consolidating departments Offering on-site daycare Yardstick Report Evaluate/compare 2 or more options/solutions Measure against a set of criteria Best location for a new mall Best public relations consultant to hire Organizational Patterns Informational Reports: Direct Analytical Reports: Direct or Indirect Direct Presents findings/recommendations immediately Audiences: Informed readers (know something about the subject) Readers eager for information Indirect Presents conclusions & recommendations at the end Audiences: Readers who need to be educated on a topic Readers who need to be persuaded Examples of Analytical Report Formats: Direct Analytical Report Intro/Problem Conclusions/Recommendations Facts/Findings Discussion/Analysis Indirect Analytical Report Intro/Problem Facts/Findings Discussion/Analysis Conclusion/Recommendations...
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