TITLE

Picturing Your Performance

PUB. DATE
May 1998
SOURCE
Financial Executive;May/Jun98, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how improperly made graphs can mislead rather than inform. Common flaws include poor titles and labels, careless presentation of negative numbers, and distracting backgrounds. Striking visual effects can arrest a reader's attention, but if not properly executed can obscure the intended message. Several illustrative examples from actual corporate reports are presented.
ACCESSION #
14591096

 

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