Business Report & Proposal Basics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In a business context, what is a wiki?

Question 2 2. A company has 15 different locations across the country in different states. It is experimenting with the use of a wiki so that engineers can collaborate on a new product design and share results from preliminary testing. What can the company do to ensure that all of the engineers are not overwriting important data posted by someone else?

Question 3 3. A disadvantage of wikis is:

Question 4 4. What is one benefit of using a wiki in the workplace?

Question 5 5. What does asynchronous connection enable employees to do?

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Question 6 6. What are repetitive patterns such as growth or decline data over time?

Question 7 7. As part of your new position, you have been asked to prepare a monthly report on the number and types of mortgage loan applications that were received. What would be your first step as you begin to develop this informational report?

Question 8 8. Suppose that when preparing the monthly mortgage report, management has also requested that you analyze the data for trends in mortgage loan applications. What would you need to do differently when preparing this analytical report as compared to an informational report?

Question 9 9. How would the planning process for an analytical report differ from that of an informational report?

Question 10 10. What characteristic defines an informational report?

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Question 11 11. A human resource manager for a small company is revising the company's employee handbook. Which report type should the human resource manager generate for this project?

Question 12 12. Which report provides advantages and disadvantages of taking a specific course of action such as whether to purchase a competitor?

Question 13 13. Which report examines the success of past or current decision making?

Question 14 14. Which report uses informational reporting that contains facts about monitoring and controlling operations?

Question 15 15. Which report provides critical feedback and updates on projects?

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Question 16 16. In general, how long should an executive summary be in length?

Question 17 17. The _____ section of the executive summary explains the reason for the report.

Question 18 18. Which section of the executive summary shows the important discoveries made during the research process?

Question 19 19. The subject matter, background problem, _____, methods of analysis, findings or issues, and the final section containing arguments, conclusions, & recommendations are six sections that make up the executive summary.

Question 20 20. Why is it important for the executive summary to be able to stand alone from the original business report?

Business Report & Proposal Basics Chapter Exam Instructions

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