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FOR KATHY KGHINAGLIA:
I have another assignment that builds onto the previous ones. I will post the info for it. Thanks for all the help!
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Long Paper (3+ pages)
Expert:  Josie-Mod replied 7 months ago.
Hi, I'm Josie and I am a moderator for this topic. I sent your requested professional a message to follow up with you here, when she is back online.

If I can help further, please let me know. Thank you for your continued patience.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.

Thank you.

Expert:  Kathy replied 7 months ago.
Thanks for your request. Please post the requirements for the next assignment as well as the due date for me to complete it on a timely manner. Thanks for the opportunity to assist you.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.

Background


The following is the basic scenario, with which you’re familiar.


Phoenix Advertising, with its main headquarters in Charlotte,


North Carolina, serves clients that include banks, insurance


companies, and retail chains. You’re vice president of human


resources management at Phoenix and report directly to


Gregory S. Forest, the company president. Mr. Forest advises


you that in the last month, four clients have complained


about the advertising work produced by the Roanoke, Virginia


branch of the agency. He reminds you that the clients served


from the Roanoke branch are vital to the overall success of


Phoenix Advertising.


Mr. Forest also explains the little he’s been able to learn


about the situation at the branch: In the last three months,


two of the top management people—an art director and an


account executive—have left the agency. Three of the graphic


designers and four of the copywriters are threatening to quit


because they feel their creative efforts are being rejected or


revised without consultation. They want to be part of a collaborative


team, not to simply produce work that the art directors


and account executives can arbitrarily alter.


In an attempt to increase revenues, the branch is accepting


new clients without evaluating the effects of the new accounts


on the current project workload. As a result, without notice or


compensation for the additional hours, all salaried employees


are required to work long hours several days each week.


Employee morale and productivity are declining day by day.


Your investigative goals are to


• Identify and describe specifically the causes


(root issues underlying) each problem


• Show the impact of each problem on the business


and on employee morale


• Provide specific recommendations for resolving the problems


to restore the Roanoke branch to full productivity


Process


Part A: Topic Outline


Prepare a topic outline (no sentences) using the four Roman


numeral points shown below. Organize all of your prewriting and


scenario information according to those four points. Subdivide


as needed. Your outline must show depth of detail, as well as


correct format. Remember, you’re preparing this outline after


you’ve finished your investigation of the site in order to organize


your thoughts for your report.


Your first Roman numeral point requires no subdivision; it


merely states the purpose of the field investigation and gives


the location. For the other points, add appropriate subdivisions


and a significant number of details beyond the scenario based


on your brainstorming. Remember that if you subdivide a point,


you must have at least two divisions. For example, if you subdivide


to level 1, you must have at least a 2 as well. You can’t


subdivide something by one. The following partial outline


will guide you, but don’t be limited by the capital letters or


numbers. Subdivide each level more or less as necessary to


incorporate all your ideas.


Revise your outline for clarity and completeness. Make sure


your points follow each other in logical order and address the


four Roman numeral points in the example. Make sure the


topics within the subdivisions (A, B, C or 1, 2, 3) are of equal


importance. Use parallel grammatical structure for each point.


Subdivide a point only if you can provide at least two subdivisions.


Otherwise, don’t break down the point further.


• For Point I, did you state the purpose and branch


location without subdivision?


• For Point II, did you list a variety of specific investigative


methods-including with whom, where, when?


• In Point III, did you specify causes for each problem


and show the impact of the problem (effect) on morale


and productivity?


• In Point IV did you provide clear solutions that address


each cause in the same order as you listed in III?


Part B: Informal Field-Investigation Report


Begin a new page in the same Word document. Follow your


outline as you draft your informal report using the basic memo


format. Use the ABC method for developing paragraphs and the


headings shown in the sample field-investigation report in this


study unit. Your purpose is to inform the Phoenix executive


team about your investigation and recommend solutions for


the problems at Roanoke. After providing your purpose statement


and location of the branch, use the following along with


your outline to write your report.


1. For the Description of Investigation section, describe in


complete sentences and paragraphs the ways you investigated


the problems to find the causes of each problem


and their impact on business/morale. This section must


describe a variety of objective, specific methods used, such


as interviewing employees and management, survey,


attendance records, observation of office, budget review.


Use different methods to verify facts and causes—don’t


use just an employee’s word or feeling.


2. In the Results section, write a numbered list of findings


using complete sentences in which you fully identify the


source of the causes underlying each problem and show


the impact of each cause on employee morale/business.


Provide a clear analysis of each problem in the scenario—


identify the causes underlying each and describe the


impact on the company. Don’t merely summarize the


scenario. By showing the underlying issues connected


to specific impact/results, you establish a basis for your


recommendations and show you’re addressing the root


of the problems. You’ll probably need more than one


sentence for several of your findings.


3. For your Conclusions section, clearly summarize the


primary causes for the problems and their impact on


business/morale. Use complete sentences and one or


two paragraphs.


4. For the Recommendations section, list detailed solutions


connected to the root cause of each problem, which you


identified in the Results section. Define specific procedures


or processes that Phoenix must undertake to boost morale


and profitability. List each recommendation in the same


order as the causes you defined in Results. You may use


imperative or declarative sentences.


Revising


Carefully revise your work according to the exam instructions


and the evaluation criteria for this exam. Revise for clarity,


content, and coherence. Edit grammar, spelling, and punctuation


thoroughly.


Read through your work backwards, first word by word, then


sentence by sentence, and then paragraph by paragraph.


Word by word.


In this way you can locate spelling errors. Be


alert—you may see the word



here in your essay, a correctly


spelled word. But also check the words on either side. Did


you mean



here in terms of location or did you mean the


sense of hearing?


Sentence by sentence.


By looking at each group of words


separately from the context, you can more easily locate run-ons


or fragments. You also need to compare the length and structure


of each sentence for variety. Also check the connections


between sentences-have you provided your reader coherence?


Paragraph by paragraph.


Locate the controlling idea of


each paragraph and compare with your primary focus for the


letter. Does the paragraph help to develop that focus in some


specific way? Then match controlling ideas of each paragraph


to the one before it and the one after it. Do they follow in


logical order?

* This is all of the info. As soon as you can have it completed, would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

Expert:  Kathy replied 7 months ago.
Thanks for the information. I can have it ready for Saturday afternoon. I hope this helps. Thanks
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Saturday is fine
Expert:  Kathy replied 7 months ago.
Perfect!!
Expert:  Kathy replied 7 months ago.

Below is the link containing your answer. I hope it helps you. Thanks for the opportunity to assist you.

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Customer: replied 7 months ago.
The assignments you have done have been awesome. I have 2 more that I would appreciate your help with. I will post them to your attention. Thanks!
Expert:  Kathy replied 7 months ago.
I am glad you are satisfied with my work. You can post the next assignment to my attention and I will complete it on a timely manner. Thanks
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Ok cool. I won't be able to post it until tomorrow evening, because of work. Thanks!

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