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Business Group




eports, in an information age, are essential to business writing and written communications in general.

What makes business reports different from general academic reports is the emphasis on the following qualities:

    • brevity

    • clarity

    • functionality


Reports, typically, include the following eleven parts:

    1. Title

    2. Abstract

    3. Letter of Authorization

    4. Letter of Transmittal

    5. Table of contents

    6. Introduction

    7. Body

    8. Conclusion

    9. Recommedations

    10. References

    11. Appendices


Here is a great resource for information on business report writing:


Online Writing Center --Research Reports