I need help with the following:
Review the Purdue's OWL site on memos, make sure you review all four areas. Accessed August 12, 2009, at: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/590/01/
Bowman, J. P. Writing Persuasive Messages. Accessed August 12, 2009, at: http://homepages.wmich.edu/~bowman/c4eframe.html
Please read the Rocky Mountain Mutual case at http://www.businesscommunication.org/publications/bcq/cases/Rocky_Mount ain.pdf
Apply as many concepts as possible from the readings. After you've written the memo, describe how you used the ideas from the readings.
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Vice President - Operations
Rocky Mountain Insurance
Rocky Mountain Insurance
Subject: Promoting Fitness Amongst Employees
Date: October 27, 2009.
Pursuant to our meeting about the status of the Health and Fitness Center I would again request you to reconsider your proposal to close the Fitness center. Though on the surface very few people are using the center frequently, our study of the usage and its impact on the performance of the workers suggests that there is more to it than meets the eye. The Fitness Center offers both tangible and intangible benefits that help the profitability of the firm and in my opinion any decision to close the center will have a negative impact on the company.
Our study of the usage has come out with the following information: people who are using the center three or more times a week have incurred a health cost of $100 per person, those who use it once or twice incurred a cost of $300 per person, and those who did not use it incurred a cost of $500 per person. As you know about 10% of the employees use the center three or more times a week, another 25% use it at least once, while 65% of the employees do not use the center. If we just ...
Rocky Mountain Mutual case is modeled in a memo.
Enron Case study
1. In a narrative format, discuss the key facts and critical issues presented in the case.
2. Enron resulted in significant legislation to prevent future ethical misconduct. Do you think that Sarbanes Oxley has been effective in managing the risks exposed through Enron, Arthur Anderson, Worldcom, etc.?
3. Do you believe we will see a new wave of legislation to prevent ethical misconduct as a result of our current global financial crisis? If so, do you think it can effectively manage these risks?
4. If you had been Ken Lay, how would you have established a system to assist you in managing the ethical culture of the organization (considering you employed 30,000 in 30 countries) and prevent the misconduct that occurred?
*150 words per question
Students should identify one or two outside sources relevant to each case and incorporate information from those sources into the posts.