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Business Reports for Busy People

Book Description

Business is about decisions. Reports that capture, analyze, and explain the right data in a clear, concise format allow managers and decision makers to generate the best possible results. Business Reports for Busy People is a comprehensive guide filled with a wide range of samples and templates that can be customized to produce professional-looking reports.

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Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Dedication
  5. Acknowledgements
  6. Introduction
  7. PART I - GETTING STARTED
    1. Chapter 1 - Essentials of Successful Business Reports
      1. Considerations of a Business Report
      2. Identify Your Audience
      3. Get Organized
      4. Writing With Style
    2. Chapter 2 - Components of a Business Report
      1. Beginning Your Report
      2. Hooking Interest With a Title
      3. Author and Date
      4. Introduction
      5. Main Contents
      6. Secondary Information
    3. Chapter 3 - Formatting Your Business Report
      1. Editing and Proofreading
      2. Formatting Your Text
      3. Physical Presentation
  8. PART II - BUSINESS PLANNING
    1. Chapter 4 - Recommendation Reports
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Recommendation Report Template
      4. Templates for Types of Recommendations
    2. Chapter 5 - White Papers
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. White Paper Template
    3. Chapter 6 - Primary Research Reports
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Primary Research Report Template
  9. PART III - PROJECT MANAGEMENT
    1. Chapter 7 - Progress Reports
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Progress Report Template
    2. Chapter 8 - Time Accounting Reports
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Time Accounting Report Template
    3. Chapter 9 - Incident Reports
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Incident Report Template
    4. Chapter 10 - Budget Reports
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Sample Budget Report
    5. Chapter 11 - Evaluation Reports
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Sample Evaluation Report
    6. Chapter 12 - Feasibility Studies
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Feasibility Study Template
    7. Chapter 13 - Business Plans
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Business Plan Template
  10. PART IV - MEETINGS AND PROCEDURES
    1. Chapter 14 - Business Trip Reports
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Trip Report Template
    2. Chapter 15 - Meeting Minutes
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Meeting Minutes Template
    3. Chapter 16 - Summary Reports
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Summary Report Template
    4. Chapter 17 - Policies and Procedures
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Policies and Procedures Template
  11. PART V - HUMAN RESOURCES
    1. Chapter 18 - Employee Assessments
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Employee Assessment Template
    2. Chapter 19 - Disciplinary Reports
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Disciplinary Report Template
  12. PART VI - OTHER REPORTS
    1. Chapter 20 - Inspection Reports and Situation Summaries
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Template Inspection Report/Situation Summary
    2. Chapter 21 - Marketing Research Reports
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Marketing Research Report Template
    3. Chapter 22 - Liability Reports
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Liability Report Template
    4. Chapter 23 - Annual Report
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Annual Report Template
    5. Chapter 24 - Investigative Reports
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Investigative Report Template
    6. Chapter 25 - Technical Specifications
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Technical Specifications Template
    7. Chapter 26 - Demographic Reports
      1. Introduction
      2. Step-by-Step Guide
      3. Checklist
      4. Demographic Report Template
    8. Chapter 27 - Appraisal Reports
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Appraisal Report Template
    9. Chapter 28 - Needs Assessment Reports
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Needs Assessment Report Template
    10. Chapter 29 - Statistical Samplings
      1. Step-by-Step Guide
      2. Checklist
      3. Statistical Sampling Template
  13. GLOSSARY
  14. ABOUT THE AUTHOR
  15. How to Run the Business Reports for Busy People CD