Assignment: Procedural Message
Write a procedural email to employees reminding them of key components of a company policy on
acceptable use of email and text messaging. The policy should address security issues, privacy issues,
and company monitoring of messages. Consider policies on appropriate message content, the
consequences for using company equipment to send harassing messages, and a policy on the use of
company system for sending personal email messages.
The message should take the ?form? of an email; however, you will submit your assignment to the online
Revise the procedural message to ensure you:
Follow proper format.
? Use a descriptive title or heading
? Use bullets as needed to emphasize key points
? Include appropriate greeting and salutation
Have the following content:
1. Introduce the main idea of the message in a concise, informative manner.
2. Itemize and explain three (3) to five (5) key points with details.
3. Provide information about where and to whom questions should be directed.
4. Use effective language and English usage.
? Begin statements with action verbs
? Use correct grammar, punctuation, mechanics
? Avoid spelling errors
Your assignment must:
? Be typed, single spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all
sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
? Use 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 explanations.
? Organize ideas logically by using transitional words, phrases, and sentences.
? Use sentence variety and effective word choice in written communication.
? Write clearly and concisely using proper writing mechanics.