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Q. I work for a company that every two or three years puts out what it refers to as a medium-term management plan. When we refer to this plan in running text, such as in our annual report and in-house publications, should we treat this as an essay and place quotation marks around the name, as a notice and use capitalized headline style, or as a freestanding publication requiring italics?
A. Someone gets to decide and tell everyone else. It can be recorded in your house style guide so everyone in the company treats it the same way. (You have a house style guide, right?)