Bcom/230 Week 2 Memo Analysis

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BCOM/230 Abstract This exercise explains what we would write differently to our top administrators. It also indicates the way the memo should change based on its audiences. What types of information should be included in this memo what types of information should be omitted. This exercise will point out the potential repercussions of failing to know the audiences. Review Memo to the Executive Vice-President This message should be short but complete coverage of the subject matter. The information remaining should be worded concisely. The executive vice-president would like to know the differences between the two terms LIFO and FIFO so that the management can decide which inventory valuation method the company should use. Therefore, focusing on how it would affect on the P&L statements is necessary. Start the memo by mentioning to the main point that he is looking for. As a vice president, he would not concern too much on the…show more content…
We could bring up the case as a sample to demonstrate what we are discussing about. However, adding a question to prove our point is not recommended in academic writing. The subject line information to identify the situation has to be included on the head of the memo. In addition, clarity, correctness, and courtesy are very important and they represent for our efforts. The memo should be clearly written and organized in direct order, beginning with the objective and then systematically and covering the vital bits of information (Rentz, 2008). Bad spelling, illogical punctuation, awkward wording are not accepted. Such errors reflect on the writer. Therefore, they can reflect on the credibility of the message. An error-filled message strongly suggests the writer’s ignorance. References Rentz, L. F. (2008). Business Communication (11th ed.). : The McGraw-Hill
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