Unformatted text preview: the uniformity and following of APA formatting. Communicating in business requires a different tone than an academic paper. Memos are short, to-the-point, and within a company of peers, while an academic paper is usually read by the author’s instructor for the purpose of critiquing. A memo’s purpose is generally to solve a problem; the tone must be inquisitive yet direct. The structure of both a memo and academic paper will include a section indicating the following: to, from, subject and date. A title page is used for the academic paper and a heading within the memo....
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- Spring '09