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Terms of reference

What is it? It verifies who asked for a report. When they asked. And states the purpose/aim/objective of the report

Why is it important? It addresses the clients request. Scope  (what you can/what you can’t address. Relevance, eg can’t recommend a phone that isn’t in nz)

How is it relevant?Defines what you are researching and what the client expects

Procedure

What is it? The way of doing your report. Steps to what you want to address. Guideline (short report etc). Rules.

Why is it important? It provides a step by step guide to help find and complete a task, mission or assignment

How is it relevant? Shows how the information to be gathered is the relevant to the topic. What research is to be done and how.

Findings

What is it? Details of topic/subject. eg. mfd. It needs numbering to identify each different subject

Why is it important? It shows all the information that was found and proves that what the client wanted researched was.

How is it relevant? It provides data for a comparison table or other ways to present the information

Conclusion

What is it? A summery of all findings about the topic

Why is it important? So the reader understands your point of view

How is it relevant? It signifies good business writing

Recommendation

What is it? Advice based on your conclusion (based on your findings)

Why is it important? It addresses the clients request

How is it relevant? It provides a certified hard copy of your research

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