MGMT Comm – Ch.11
a. To convey information
b. To increase production
c. To answer questions
d. To solve problems
a. A report that shows a manufacturing firm has complied with environmental regulations
b. A memo report that provides two alternatives to the company’s order processing system and tries to persuade management to adopt the best one
c. A report that presents possible solutions to solve a company’s turnover problem
d. A report that tries to convince the board of directors to offer on-site child care
a. Introduction/Background, Discussion/Analysis, Summary
b. Introduction/Background, Facts/Findings, Summary
c. Conclusion/Recommendations, Introduction/Problem, Facts/Findings
d. Introduction/Problem, Facts/Findings, Conclusions/Recommendations
a. prepare a work plan
b. implement your research strategy
c. compose the first draft
d. analyze the problem and purpose
a. What do my readers need to know about this topic?
b. What sources should I consult to determine the significance and scope of the problem?
c. Should my report be analytical or informational in nature?
d. In what format should I present my findings?
a. list of all primary and secondary resources
b. detailed budget
c. list of visual aids
d. research strategy
a. a study of primary data
b. a review of secondary data
c. personal observation
d. a scientific investigation
a. Omit articles and prepositions.
b. Choose your favorite search tool to use exclusively.
c. Use uppercase letters for all searches.
d. Use verbs as search words and limit your search to one or two words.
a. Are there errors in spelling, grammar, or usage?
b. Who is the intended audience based on content, tone, and style?
c. Who published the source?
d. What is the date of the Web source?
a. Why are you in favor of a flat-rate income tax?
b. What do you think of a flat-rate income tax?
c. Do you approve of a flat-rate income tax?
d. What benefits do you think a flat-rate income tax will offer?
a. to demonstrate your command of the English language
b. to save time
c. to protect yourself against charges of plagiarism
d. to strengthen your argument
a. Use the same grammatical structure of the original document.
b. Write your own version of the original document without looking it.
c. Use synonyms periodically to replace some of the words in the original document.
d. Scan the original to get a quick understanding.
a. Pie chart
d. Line chart
a. bar chart
c. pie chart
d. line chart
a. Avoid citing any sources of graphics within a report because this information will be included at the end.
b. Use lots of color and decorations to demonstrate your artistic flair.
c. Introduce the graphic.
d. Incorporate at least six graphics within a report to break up text and to provide visual relief.