Join Judy Steiner-Williams for an in-depth discussion in this video Writing the body, part of Writing a Business Report.
- The report's body contains all the research…that has been collected and analyzed.…The main part of the report, the writer's section…this is where all the support for the conclusions…and recommendations is presented.…Think of the body as the meat, or the heart of the report.…The introduction has already prepared your reader…for the main points of the body.…The conclusion and recommendations are supported…by what is included in the report's body.…So in between that introduction and the ending…is the proof that your analysis is supported…by reputable sources and a thorough analysis.…
Now's the time to fill in those blanks…with the actual facts and figures.…Those blanks will be the data…that support your headings on the final descriptive outline.…You'll show your reader…that you do have research to back up your statements.…One of the body headings in our report is:…Revise Current Home Section of Stores.…That's not just an opinion.…You based to that recommendation on the fact,…that William's does not…currently exhibit any online merchandise in-store.…
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- Differentiate between formal and informal reports.
- Write an effective transmittal.
- Identify when to use an appendix and what to include.
- Cite the purpose of a tentative outline and create one for a report.
- Clarify and emphasize data with report graphics.
- Distinguish between primary and secondary research.
- Explain how to incorporate graphics in a report.
- Write a tentative outline.
Skill Level Intermediate
Business Writing Principleswith Judy Steiner-Williams1h 32m Beginner
Writing Recommendationswith Judy Steiner-Williams10m 52s Intermediate
1. Examining Types of Business Reports
2. Exploring the Parts of a Report
3. Preparing to Write
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