Assignments for Chapter 7:
This Assignment Due: Within one week
1.) Turn in this one-page letter assignment:
Page 189—Case 7.13—Credit Refusal: Cash Only at Gold’s Gym and Fitness Center
Follow the Hard-Copy letter format on page A-4.
Send your memo to me via an E-mail attachment. Using WORD, spell check and proofread your document. Label in the upper right corner—always, even on letters and memos. The labeling information can be on one line to save writing space.
Note: Work on your Buffer, Reasons, Bad news, and Closing for this assignment. An important learning in this chapter is the psychology of the writing plan. Explaining why something cannot be done goes a long way in helping the recipient understand and accept a “no” reply. This has implications, of course, for interpersonal relations when you are in a leadership position. Organizations would do well to understand and incorporate this concept into their customer service philosophy.