Persuasive Messages

Write a 350- to 700-word persuasive e-mail in a Microsoft® Word document to a manager or coworker requesting a change to the workplace. You may select from one of the following possible topics:

  • Workplace modification or resource
  • Change in direction on a project
  • Requesting a promotion
  • Recommendations for reductions in workplace waste or money-saving opportunities
  • Requesting to hire a new worker
  • Another topic as approved by your instructor

Refer to Ch. 9 and 13 of Workplace Writing for suggestions on how to write an effective, persuasive e-mail.