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Business Reports & Proposals Flashcards

Business Reports & Proposals Flashcards
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Policy reports

The codes, policies, and procedures associated with specific corporate initiatives

An example of when this report would be used is if a company updates its sexual harassment code

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Decision-making reports
Write-ups and feedback on a business's operations for monitoring and control
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Analytical reports
Written work that scrutinizes data for specific business recommendations
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Informational reports

Written works containing facts and data, but which do not analyze, parse the information, or give recommendations

An examples is an overview of a company's finances for the previous year

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3 types of analytical reports

1. Investigating business opportunities

2. Problem-solving reports

3. Feasibility studies or justification reports

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4 types of informational reports

1. Decision-making

2. Policy

3. Compliance

4. Status

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A company-hosted website that allows employees to edit content and share that content with each other as well as customers and partners
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Flashcard Content Overview

Use this flashcard set to test your understanding of the key concepts involved in business reporting. The two main categories of business reports are detailed, as well as the types of reports that fall into each category. This set includes not only what is in the reports but also how businesses distribute them to all employees, customers, and/or partners.

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4 types of informational reports

1. Decision-making

2. Policy

3. Compliance

4. Status

3 types of analytical reports

1. Investigating business opportunities

2. Problem-solving reports

3. Feasibility studies or justification reports

Informational reports

Written works containing facts and data, but which do not analyze, parse the information, or give recommendations

An examples is an overview of a company's finances for the previous year

Analytical reports
Written work that scrutinizes data for specific business recommendations
Decision-making reports
Write-ups and feedback on a business's operations for monitoring and control
Policy reports

The codes, policies, and procedures associated with specific corporate initiatives

An example of when this report would be used is if a company updates its sexual harassment code

Compliance reports
Usually in regard to finances, these reports show a company's adherence to official regulations.
Status reports
Regular write-ups that reflect the development of an ongoing project
Investigating business opportunities in a report
The written work that analyzes business actions, such as making new investments and products or buying out other companies
Problem-solving report

Write-ups that include problems and potential solutions

An example of when this type of report would be used is if a new product has a design flaw that forces it to be recalled

Justification reports (feasibility studies)
This type of written work accounts for a group's history of decision-making and assesses the practicality of a new proposal.
Trends (in business reporting)
The general direction or patterns of development in an area
Recommendations (in business reporting)
Portions of analytical business reports that provide possible actions a business could take in light of relevant information
Drawing conclusions (in business reporting)
In an analytical business report, conclusions, which may include recommendations, are drawn after facts have been presented

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