Eng 221 Memo Evaluation Essay

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Memo Evaluation

ENG 221

Memo Evaluation
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In choosing for the week 2 individual assignment, a memo that was written by Harkins Theaters corporate office in the wake of the Colorado tragedy that occurred on July 20th, 2012. The memo was meant as a general communication to all Harkins Theaters in Arizona and also in Texas, California, Colorado, and Oklahoma. Headquartered in Scottsdale, it was a communication for employees and upper management to know and how to proceed with the opening weekend of Batman. In the aftermath of the horrific tragedy that occurred, Harkins Theaters took an unprecedented approach and was able to effectively communicate to everyone how procedures and safety
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When a memo of this magnitude is sent out, a level of complete understanding and adherence should not be questioned. If questions should arise then as it clearly states, employees should seek out their District Managers or General Managers. This paper was critiqued based on the following memo below.

------------------------------------------------- From: Racheal Wi l l son
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Sent: Friday, July 20, 2012 2:14PM
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------------------------------------------------- To: District 1; District 2; District 3
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Subject: Tragedy in Colorado - Operational Procedures
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As you are aware, the nation woke up to a horrific shooting at the Cinemark theatre in Aurora, Colorado during the midnight showing of Dark Knight Rises early this morning. Listed below are guidelines to assist with handling this tragic event.

Public Statement
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To assist with responding to inquiries from guests, parents, police, employees and the general public we have prepared

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