3 the is a brief covering letter from the report

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3) The _____________________ is a brief covering letter from the report writer explaining their causes for writing the report. 4) Arranging facts, data and information in a ______________ manner make the report clear. 5) ________________ is a report that follows a structured and well-defined format.
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261 21.8. SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS 1) Basics of Writing Reports 2) How to Write a Report 21.9. ASSIGNMENTS 1) Describe the different types of reports. 2) Elaborate the writing strategies for a report. 3) Explain the components of a formal report. 21.10. SUGGESTED READING/REFERENCE BOOKS/SET BOOKS 1) Essentials of Business Communication, Chand & Sons, New Delhi. 2) Rajendra Pal, J.S.Korlahalli, Essentials of Business Communication, Sultqnchand & sons, New Delhi. 3) Saravanavel.P, Research and Report Writing, V.K.Publishing House, Bareilly(U.P). 21.11. LEARNING ACTIVITIES You are the Personnel Manager of Raj Enterprises, a company that manufactures soaps and other beauty products. There have been a series of strikes in the past three months at the manufacturing facility in Jhansi. You have been asked to investigate the cause of the strikes. Write a report to the Managing Director regarding your findings and give recommendations for preventive measures. 21.12. KEY WORDS Reports Periodic Reports Inspection Reports Investigation Reports Interim Reports Completion reports.
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262 LESSON 22 BUSINESS REPORT WRITING 22.1. INTRODUCTION A report is a professional communication in a formal mode of an organisation. It is necessary to understand the uniqueness of business reports and the process of generating the reports. The electronic media is extensively used in Global business operations for taking quick dicisions, take minimum reaction time, send communication swiftly to out win the competition, creating awareness in the minds fo consumers, expending and making payments in time to suppliers and maintaining good relationship with Government and its agancies. 22.2. OBJECTIVES After reading and studying the lesson you would be able to Know how to write effective business reports Understand the classification of business reports Understand and write business reports effectively Learn to write an impressive Business Proposal 22.3. CONTENTS 22.3.1. Business Report 22.3.2. Classification of Business Reports 22.3.3. Format of Business Report 22.3.4. Other Specific Types of Reports 22.3.5. Business Proposal 22.3.6. Structure of Business Proposal 22.3.1. BUSINESS REPORT A report is a logical presentation of information based on facts. They are required for making decisions, evaluating or reviewing progress, and for planning. Business report is an orderly and objective communication of factual information that serves a business purpose. Business reports are important, formal, routine and periodical part of management communication in modern business. Professional communication includes a variety of reports common to business and industry. All organizations need to evolve a system whereby many reports are received in time; special reports are prepared as per the instructions of higher authorities.
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