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Microsoft® business report and Yahoo! business report

Review one Microsoft® business report and one Yahoo! business report at the Web sites below:

Microsoft® Stockholder's Annual Reports page at http://www.microsoft.com/msft/ar.mspx

Yahoo! Shareholder's Annual Reports page at http://yhoo.client.shareholder.com

Post your response to the following: What common elements did you find in the organizational structure of these reports? What differences did you find regarding the content and purpose of the reports as well as the audiences for the reports?

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Microsoft® business report and one Yahoo! business report

Review one Microsoft® business report and one Yahoo! business report at the Web sites below:

Microsoft® Stockholder's Annual Reports page at http://www.microsoft.com/msft/ar.mspx

Yahoo! Shareholder's Annual Reports page at http://yhoo.client.shareholder.com

The two selected reports are Microsoft 2006 annual report and Yahoo 2006 annual report.

Post your response to the following: What common elements did you find in the organizational structure of these reports?
There are several common elements in the structures of these reports. Each of these reports has the 10-K filings, the letter to the shareholders, also both the reports have selected financial data, financial review/ management discussion and analysis of financial conditions and financial statements are provided. In the next section, the list of the directors, executive officers and corporate governance details are provided along with the compensation details of the top executives. The structure of the annual reports of the two companies seems similar and has ...

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