Chapter 14 - Reports and Business Plans

Chapter 14 - Reports and Business Plans - Formal Report...

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Guffey, Rhodes, Rogin Business Communication: Process and Product, Fourth Canadian Edition Ch. 14, Slide 1 Formal Report Components
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Guffey, Rhodes, Rogin Business Communication: Process and Product, Fourth Canadian Edition Ch. 14, Slide 2 Levels of Report Headings REPORT, CHAPTER, AND PART TITLES The title of a report, chapter heading, or major part should be centred in all caps.
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Guffey, Rhodes, Rogin Business Communication: Process and Product, Fourth Canadian Edition Ch. 14, Slide 3 First-Level Subheading Headings indicating the first level of division are centred and bolded. Most writers leave two blank lines before and one blank line after a first- level heading. Levels of Report Headings
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Guffey, Rhodes, Rogin Business Communication: Process and Product, Fourth Canadian Edition Ch. 14, Slide 4 Second-Level Subheading Headings that divide topics introduced by first-level subheadings are bolded and begin at the left margin. Most writers double-space (leaving one blank line) after a second-level heading. Levels of Report Headings
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Guffey, Rhodes, Rogin Business Communication: Process and Product, Fourth Canadian Edition Ch. 14, Slide 5 Third-Level Subheading. Because it is part of the paragraph that follows, a third-level subheading is also called a paragraph heading. It should appear in boldface print. [Note: Indent double-spaced paragraphs. Don’t indent single-spaced paragraphs.] Levels of Report Headings
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Guffey, Rhodes, Rogin Business Communication: Process and Product, Fourth Canadian Edition Ch. 14, Slide 6 Title page Balance the following lines: Name of the report in all caps Receiver’s name, title, and organization Authors’ name, title, and organization Date submitted See P. 471 Formal Report Components
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Guffey, Rhodes, Rogin Business Communication: Process and Product, Fourth Canadian Edition Ch. 14, Slide 7 Letter or memo of transmittal Announce the topic and explain who authorized it. Briefly describe the project and preview the conclusions – if the reader is supportive. Close by expressing appreciation for the
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course BUS 130 taught by Professor Stark during the Spring '11 term at Camosun College.

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