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General Structure or Organization of Business Reports

Business Reports generally include the sections outlined in the following table.  Depending on whether you need to use a required format, you may need additional sections.

You can click on each section name for a more detailed description of the section.

Section Name Contains

Title Section

Cover Letter, Table of Contents, Executive Summary
Introduction Purpose, Background
Main Body Description and Research
Conclusions Recommendations, Action Plan
Additional Information References, Appendices

 

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