2. Organization

writing a report in an unbiased manner

writing a report in an unbiased manner

The purpose of a research report is to objectively present the results of research and analysis in an unbiased manner to improve decision-making.

  • A research report provides information; it is not intended to persuade the reader or to act as a sales pitch. A research report should not “spin” the results; the results are what they are. Report the results and let the audience decide how to use them.
  • A research report reports results; it is not intended to entertain. Variation for the sake of variety is not desirable.
  • A research report is not intended to generate solutions or ideas, unless specifically requested.

Justice Picture by Jamie Hamilton from the Noun Project

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