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English definition of “reporting”

reporting

noun [U]
 
 
/rɪˈpɔːtɪŋ/
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE the act by a company of giving an official report, for example about its accounts or activities: quarterly/annual reporting corporate/company reporting a reporting deadline/requirement
HR, WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT the way that the managers and their teams are organized in a company: It is important to establish clear lines of reporting. She was not invited to the meeting as she was not in the chain of reporting.
COMMUNICATIONS articles in newspapers or on television about particular subjects: Questions had been raised about the objectivity and quality of his reporting.
→  See also credit reporting , credit reporting agency , financial reporting
(Definition of reporting noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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