Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Business Proposals: Content and Purpose

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    Identifying purposes and Potential Problems with Writing Proposals Paper. Describe what are some of the key purposes and problems associated with understanding the requirements of writing a proposal.

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 8:21 pm ad1c9bdddf

    Solution Preview

    A written proposal is a communication used in several circumstances:

    1. an unsolicited bid for business
    2. a solicited response to a request
    3. a situation in which a written response is required

    Ideally, the best business proposal is no proposal. If a company is well-positioned or unique in the marketplace, has adequate business and profits, why would the company bother with a proposal? Writing a proposal takes time and energy with no assurance of any additional sales.

    On the other hand, certain situations require a proposal, such as a bid situation. The construction industry, for example, is one in which an RFP (request for proposal) is ...

    Solution Summary

    The 400 word cited solution gives a comprehensive look at business proposals including their purpose and content. Business proposals should contain five elements which are explained as to content and purpose for inclusion.