Executive Summary

Executive Summary - that they didn't • If you are the...

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Executive Summary Overview Allows for discussion/analysis/reference for those  unable to read full-length document Important rules to remember: The executive summary should be no longer than  10% the length of the entire document Remember to assume your reader has not read the  full length document; needs to make  sense to  such a reader No bias/opinion should be shown through your  summary
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Executive Summary Rules, Cont. No first person – don't imply author said something 
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Unformatted text preview: that they didn't • If you are the author of both full-length document and summary, you can copy and paste • If you are the author of summary only, it must be paraphrased (with the exception of jargon and technical terms); no quoting • Use formatting to ease skimming if summary is lengthy • Sub-headings, bullets, or other structural formatting may be necessary for clarity...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2011 for the course SOM 301 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at George Mason.

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