Persuasive Memo – INSTRUCTIONS
This assignment needs to be 100% original. NO PLAGIARISM ACCEPTED. Please deliver in Microsoft Word file format.
Think of an idea you would like to see implemented at your job (e.g., a way to
increase productivity, improve service, increase business, improve working
Conditions, etc.). Write a routine miscellaneous memo requesting action and
persuading your audience that your idea is worthwhile.
1. Youtube videos to watch:
Management memo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLiNedh0cWA
Basic memo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5Zyn9y_MDs
2. Purdue University Online Writing Lab:
3. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Writing Center:
4. See the provided textbook files for further reading on memos and writing in general.
The persuasive memo will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
1. The memo needs to be approximately 1-2 pages in length.
2. The memo must be delivered as a Microsoft Word document.
3. The writing demonstrates an awareness of purpose, audience, context, scope,
medium, tone, and style appropriate to the situation.
4. The writing is concise, well organized, proofread, polished, and professional.
5. Visually, the documents are professional and interesting.