Email to Miguel

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Business 100W Assignment One Fifty Points
ASSIGNMENT I. Email Revision. Due to SafeAssign by noon on April 16th
This first paper will expect the student to revise a poorly written (and, where appropriate, redacted/altered) email, one that was actually recently written within a medium sized company. Students will be expected to apply the skills conveyed through lecture and the assigned texts to revise and rewrite, within a certain set of parameters, the email that is under consideration. Lecture, discussion, UWP writing sessions (mandatory), and the Lanham will be particularly germane to this assignment.
This first assignment is the briefest of the lot and requires no oral presentation.
Context and Scenario: A friend of yours, Miguel, has heard that you are a strong writer, and he seeks your counsel regarding an email he needs to send. Miguel has learned from co-workers like Milton how important clear communication is. Being the generous person you are and are known to be (you have cultivated something of a reputation for this), you have agreed to help your friend Miguel write that email. Miguel explains that he wants to write his supervisor (Lauren Alvarez), a person whom Miguel is about to meet for the first time. Recently hired by Tech-Shield, Lauren is quite excited about her new position and eagerly awaits meeting her team of analysts. While Miguel has not actually met his supervisor, he has a number of recommendations he thinks his supervisor may be interested in. The recommendations are important and could benefit everyone involved, but they are not all equally important.
Decide what ideas you think are most important to include in the letter, keeping in mind that this is a first correspondence between a mid-level analyst and his supervisor. Also, decide which ideas are best to omit. Rely heavily on the Paramedic Method, Sentence Shapes, Voices of…...

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