Business Writing:. Memos, Email, IM. Overview. Memos: Review of Organization and Format Emails—a special form of memos Instant Messaging (IM). Characteristics of Successful Memos . Headings: Date, To, From, Subject Single topic Conversational tone Conciseness Graphic highlighting.
Memos, Email, IM
This is to inform you that we must complete the annual operating budgets shortly. Over the past two months many supervisors have met to discuss their departmental needs.
All supervisors and coordinators will meet June 3 at 10 a.m. to work out the annual operating budgets for their departments.
TO: Rob Montaine
FROM: Heidi Chan
SUBJECT: STATIONERY FOR MEMOS
Welcome to Multimedia, Rob! I’m pleased to be able to answer your questions about stationery for memos in the organization
Please examine the enclosed samples and call me if you have additional questions
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TO: Kim Johnson, Corporate Communications
FROM: Tim Rudolph, CEO
SUBJECT: DEVELOPING STAFF E-MAIL POLICY
Please draft a policy outlining appropriate e-mail use for employees.
Our company needs such a policy because I have received reports of misuse including offensive statements, pornography downloads, and even gambling. Here are a few points that the policy should cover:
Please submit a draft to me by October 1 so a policy can be completed by November 1. Call me at 836-3155 if you have questions.
Content, Tone, and Correctness
Reading and Replying to E-Mail
AMA/ePolicy Institute Research
and Communicate Clearly and Responsibly