Ethical Issues in Informal Report Writing Video


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Cheryl is asked to provide an informal written report for her boss. Which format would be beyond the scope of her assignment?

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1. Informal reports are:

2. Ira has to write a report, and he realizes that he wrote a paragraph in an old report that would be great for the new one. If Ira takes the paragraph and adds it to the new report without mentioning his old paper, Ira is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Informal reports are sometimes mistakenly considered less important than formal reports. In actuality, both reports are important to the workplace and are even governed by the same ethics. This short quiz and worksheet test your knowledge of informal reports. Questions explore the meaning and formats of informal reports and ethical considerations to make when creating them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test your knowledge of the following with this quiz and worksheet:

  • Formats of informal reports
  • The definition of an informal report
  • The reuse of prewritten information
  • Fairness issues in writing informal reports
  • How to determine what information is appropriate to include in a report

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz and worksheet to easily practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of informal reports in the workplace to decide how to write them ethically
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve ethics for writing in the workplace practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ethics of informal reports
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about informal reports and ethics when writing informal reports

Additional Learning

Better understand ethics involved in creating informal reports by reviewing the accompanying lesson called Ethical Issues in Informal Report Writing. In this lesson, you will learn the following:

  • Why companies use informal reports
  • How honesty factors into creating informal reports
  • Ethical issues associated with fairness
  • The importance of giving credit when due