Bad email | business communication | Purdue University


Topic: Bad Email

Based on your reading, key concepts, and the learning activity, along with the Evan Thomas video, apply what you learned to critique a bad business email.

Read the example of the short email below and respond to the following bulleted items:

  • Who is the sender?
  • Who is the receiver?
  • What is the intent?
  • How might you clarify this email?
  • Is it persuasive in getting the recipient to act? Why or why not?