Reports Notes - Mgmt 346: Notes for Reports (Chapter 17,...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
(Chapter 17, 18, 19) Reports Overview I. How do reports relate to the information economy? A. Everyone does reports of one form or another B. Reports are “scientific,” rational, objective C. May be informal or formal. Differences? D. Functions 1. Informational 2. Analytical E. Patterns 1. Direct: reader is supportive and/or knowledgeable 2. Indirect: reader is not supportive and/or not knowledgeable F. Formats 1. Letter 2. Memo 3. Manuscript 4. Printed forms II. Apply the 3 x 3 process A. Be systematic 1. Analyze the problem and purpose—and explain these to the readers. Factoring. Look at problem statement, p. 386-387 What is the scope? What is the significance? Why is this important now? What are the limitations? 2. Anticipate the readers and the issues they are concerned with 3. Prepare a work plan if this is an extensive, in-depth report 4. Do research. How? 5. Organize findings. How? Priorities? 6. Compose 7. Revise, proofread. III. How do we do research? A. Primary sources. Which are? 1. Surveys 2. Interviews 3. B. Secondary. 1.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 05/25/2011 for the course MGMT 346 taught by Professor Vlajcic during the Spring '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

Page1 / 4

Reports Notes - Mgmt 346: Notes for Reports (Chapter 17,...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online