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    Business Writing versus Academic Writing

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    What are the key differences between writing a business report and writing an academic report? Please examine the audience and the length of the documents.

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    The difference between business writing and academic writing can be observed by reviewing the following factors:

    - Audience:
    o Academic writing focuses on anyone interested in detailed knowledge or writing that guides the individual along a certain line of thought. Often, this thought process is based on, or extended from proven concepts, knowledge and theories. The type of audience targeted by writers of academic documents ...

    Solution Summary

    The difference between business writing and academic writing can be observed by reviewing a couple of factors. The difference does not lie in superiority, but mainly in the intended application. This solution seeks to clarify in brief the major differences between the two writing forms. The audience, nature and length of the documents are examined. The key differences are given. The types of writing are given.

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