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Structuring and Concluding the Report

After reading this article you will learn about Structuring and Concluding the Report. Structuring the Report: After the investigation is over, or while it is underway, you have to start structuring your report. Since reports can be structured in a number of different ways, you should identify the most suitable structure on the basis of […]

8 Main Elements of a Report

This article throw slight upon the eight main elements of a report. The elements are: 1. Letter of Transmittal 2. Title Page 3. Abstract 4. Table of Contents 5. List of Illustrations 6. Executive Summary 7. Glossary and List of Symbols 8. Appendix. Element # 1. Letter of Transmittal: The letter of transmittal introduces the […]

3 Main Sections of a Report

This article throws light upon the three main section of a report. The sections are: 1. Introduction 2. Body of the Report 3. Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations. Section # 1. Introduction: The introduction of a report i. Contextualizes the report by tying it to a problem or an assignment. ii. States the purpose of the […]

Report Types: Top 8 Types of Reports

This article throws light upon the top eight types of report. The types are: 1. Formal or Informal Reports 2. Short or Long Reports 3. Informational or Analytical Reports 4. Proposal Report 5. Vertical or Lateral Reports 6. Internal or External Reports 7. Periodic Reports 8. Functional Reports. Type # 1. Formal or Informal Reports: […]

4 Main Steps of Report Writing

This article throws light upon the four main steps of report writing. The steps are: 1. Defining the Problem and the Purpose 2. Zeroing in on the Problem 3. Developing the Statement of Purpose 4. Identifying Issues for Investigation. Report Writing: Step # 1. Defining the Problem and the Purpose: Research studies often have both […]