Report FAQs:

Q: Is a report an informational work made with the specific intention of relaying information or recounting certain events in a way that is concise?

A: Yes, and factual and relevant to the audience at hand.

Q: Are reports a common and vital communication tool?

A: Yes.

Q: Are reports IMRAD: Introduction?

A: Yes, and Methods, Results and Discussion.

Q: Are reports used in government?

A: Yes, and business, education, science, and other fields, often to display the results of an experiment, investigation, or inquiry.

Q: Are reports not required to follow this pattern?

A: Yes, and may use alternative methods like the problem-solution format, wherein the author first lists an issue and then details what must be done to fix the problem.

Q: Are reports documents which present focused and salient content?

A: Yes, and generally to a specific audience.