Case Assignment: Email Policy

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Bus303: Module 1 Case Assignment
From: Shannon Wilson, Information Assurance Chief
To: ACME Employee’s
Subject: New Email Policy

ACME Employee’s,
This email is to announce a new acceptable email use policy that will take effect on 1 April 2011. All personnel, to include but not limited to employees, consultants, and others working with the company, who use the company’s email system, are required to comply with this policy statement. This policy is to inform all employee’s, within the company, how they are expected to use their company email accounts and what would constitute as misuse in your day-to-day working activities.
Acceptable Email Use Policy-
The use of email by the employee’s of ACME is permitted and encourage as long
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It states that “Even if you don't think you need to paragraph, try short paragraphs. It relieves the eyes and makes the reader kinder toward your message.” I ensured that my policy email flowed and that there were paragraphs separating discussion topics. In the article Email in Haste, Panic at Leisure, it discussed how to word your emails without being offensive or disparaging.
I chose to emphasize the principles that we emphasize within the military. Those principles are that email is for business purposes and misuse of it can be grounds punishment. That punishment can be, and isn’t limited to, the taking away of that privilege. If that privilege is not available for use for that Soldier, he is severely disadvantaged in that he can no longer receive important information that is passed through email on a daily basis.
I chose to write the message as I did because in the military we are taught from the beginning to be direct and to the point. There is no ‘beating around the bush’. I was clear and concise when I stated the policy, what was within the policy, and what would happen if that policy was
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