Go to AnnualReports.com (Links to an external site.) and review the annual reports recently released by two corporations in the same industry. Review each report and discuss the issues listed below.

In your paper,

  • Describe organizational differences that you see in how each corporation discusses its annual performance.
  • Explain how clearly the data is or is not presented for enabling shareholders to draw conclusions about how well the company performed.
  • Explain what goals, challenges, and plans top managers emphasize in their discussion of results.
  • Describe ways the format and organization of each report enhances or detracts from the information being presented.

The Annual Report Formats paper

  • Must two to three double-spaced in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the University of Arizona Global Campus Writing Center’s APA Style (Links to an external site.)
  • Must include a separate title with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted