Your next assignment is to write an analytical report that addresses a problem or issue within an organization. For this assignment, you will write a report of 2000-3000 words on a problem or issue within your workplace or community.
You will identify a problem or issue within your organization. This may be a current place of employment or a community group, such as a church, school, homeowners association, daycare, recreation center, soccer team, or other group.
You will then accomplish the following in the report:
define the problem persuasively and accurately
propose a solution or solutions to the problem or issue
present that solution to a decision-maker or group of decision-makers who can implement the recommendation
The report will include the following components:
transmittal letter or memo
table of contents
body of report, with headings and subheadings
References page, with references listed in APA format
Your report must also include the following:
At least one graphic in the text.
A minimum of five sources cited within the report.
At least one source must be a scholarly source.
APA style should be used in citing and listing the sources
The complete report should be 2000-3000 words, not including the list of references. The purpose of establishing a word count is to ensure the topic chosen is neither too big nor too small. Also, writing within parameters is a common requirement in professional communications.