Business Dress Codes
Appropriate dress at work is important for making a good impression. The term business attire typically means a business suit or dress slacks and jacket for men. For women, business attire typically means a business suit or dress. Some companies use the term business casual attire to describe appropriate dress for work. This term, however, is not as clearly defined. In this activity, you will research and write a report on this topic.
1. Use the Internet or other reference sources to find current articles that discuss business casual dress. Read the articles and make notes about the main points discussed. Record complete information for each source: author, title of article, magazine or periodical name, date of publication, and Web site address if the article is found online.
2. Compose a short report describing business casual dress. Give examples of what is and what is not considered business casual dress.Include other information you may find from reading the articles. Forexample, when do companies allow business casual dress or when dothey require formal business attire? Discuss the effect that businesscasual dress has on issues such as employee morale or productivity.
3. Format the report in unbound report style and include a page to list references at the end of the report.