comtemporary business Communication

What are the main formatting differences between the
memo and the academic paper? In what ways do audience, purpose, tone, and structure
affect the formatting of the memo and the paper?

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  1. A memo is written to people who know you through business or at least are aware of the subject about which you write. An academic paper is written for other students, instructors, or scholars and is more formal in tone.

    Check these sites for more information.

    http://oregonstate.edu/dept/eli/buswrite/memos.html

    http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/590/03/

    http://jerz.setonhill.edu/writing/academic/mla_style.html

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