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Long reports Business Communication

  1. 1. LONG REPORTS SHORT REPORTS
  2. 2. THE SHORT REPORT The special business report can be classified into two categories. The short report and long report, also called the INFORMAL REPORT and THE FORMAL REPORT
  3. 3. The short report may range from short statement of facts presented on a single page to a longer presentation taking several pages. The short, informal, report is usually submitted in the form of a letter or memorandum.
  4. 4. It does not carry a cover, table of contents or any special display.
  5. 5. in style, this short report is personal, informal and relaxed. It is written in the first person (I or WE), unlike the formal report in which the use of first person is usually for the sake of complete objectivity. (A state or quality of being objective).
  6. 6. Long Reports The report is always a long one and consists of only some of these parts: cover, title page, contents page, and letter of transmittal (covering letter), summary
  7. 7. conclusion with or without recommendations, appendix (A section or table of additional matter at the end of a book or document)bibliography, and index. (Record names, subjects, etc.) in an index. It is even printed sometime and bound in hard covers like a book. When it happens to be very long, a summary of its main points is given after the
  8. 8. In style, the long or formal report is impersonal and restrained in tone. The writer or writers generally do not use the first person (I or WE), but used third-person reference in some such ways. "It was found" and "the writers are of the opinion" etc.
  9. 9. n style, the long or formal report is impersonal and restrained in tone. The writer or writers generally do not use the first person (I or WE), but used third-person reference in some such ways. "It was found" and "the writers are of the opinion" etc.
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