Write a procedural email message to employees reminding them of standard
operating procedures or organizational changes that take the form of
step-by-step instructions. Be creative, or use an issue applicable to your work
environment. (Example can be found on page 105, Figure 6-14, of the course
The message should take the form of an email; however, you will
submit your assignment to the online course shell.
The procedural message
must adhere to the following requirements:
terms of content:
Introduce the main idea
of the message in a concise, informative manner.
Itemize three to five
(3-5) key points with detail.
about where and to whom questions should be directed.
terms of format:
a descriptive title or heading.
bullets to separate ideas and simplify reading.
terms of style:
Include an appropriate
and professional greeting / salutation.
Begin statements with
terms of clarity / mechanics:
Ensure that there are no
grammar or spelling errors.
Your assignment must:
typed, single-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch
margins on all sides. Check with your professor for any additional
Submitting your assignment:
Submit your assignment
through the online course shell only.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with
this assignment are:
writing process strategies to develop brief business documents, such as routine
messages, bad news messages, and persuasive/sales messages.
Support ideas or claims
in body paragraphs with clear details, examples, and
Organize ideas logically
by using transitional words, phrases, and sentences.
sentence variety and effective word choice in written
clearly and concisely using proper writing mechanics.
Grading for this assignment will be based on quality, logic / organization of
the email, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric. Click
here to view the grading rubric.