please complete this memorandum regarding to the rubric I attached. Also I attached a peer review if you want to look at.
Part 2.5 Policy Memorandum Final
You can complete this assignment after reading Chapters 3 and 4 in your textbook and Writing Assignment 2.1. The problem involves selecting a major vendor through comparative analysis.
Review and revise your document using the input from your classmate to assist your own revision process. Be sure to edit the document for grammar and spelling prior to turning it in. For convenient reference, the assignment is included below.
Problem description: You oversee a manufacturing facility that produces an automotive part (steel shaft for the gearbox). The acceptable dimension of the shaft is 2.5±0.05 inches in diameter with the most desirable product having a diameter of exactly 2.5 inches. Two vendors are trying to sell your company, Automotive Parts Corporation, their machines for the shaft-machining task. You have been asked to assess the machines from each vendor, and to make a recommendation for a machine vendor supported by a justification for your decision.
You asked both vendors to supply data on the machining accuracy of their machines for the given task. Both vendors machined 100 shafts, collected data, plotted histograms, fitted the histograms with normal distributions and supplied you with their findings.
Let X= diameter in inches of the gearbox shaft
Ace Machines: X has a normal distribution with mean 2.48 and variance 0.001
Best Machinery: X has a normal distribution with mean 2.51 and variance 0.002
When you are completing your memorandum be sure to address the following: Recommend a vendor using the given information, develop and discuss your approach (give all details including quantitative justification). Your response to this question must be directed to the audience described below.Examine the scenario as described and discuss what additional information would be helpful to make this recommendation a stronger selection, and why that information would be useful. Be careful not to negate your recommendation as you explain this.Include your calculations as a titled addendum on its own page at the end of your document
Audience: You are creating this document for the company’s Chief Operating Officer, Lin Gerard, and copying the Chief Financial Officer, Aileen Kitts. Documents involved in major financial decisions like this may also be distributed by the addressees to other executives and the corporate board members.
Document: Complete this assignment as a memorandum. Utilize clear, professional language, including setting your Word preferences to more professional settings. Examples of professional language constraints would include:Utilize plain language (Links to an external site.) Links to an external site. .Develop the document around a direct, coherent message (thesis) (Links to an external site.) Links to an external site. and clear analysis (Links to an external site.) Links to an external site. to support it.Do not use contractions, slang or colloquialisms, clichés (Links to an external site.) Links to an external site. , abbreviations, or text message shortcuts.
Follow the guidance for a business memorandum provided in your reading.
DUE: April 4, 2019Rubric
Writing Assignment 2.5 P&S (Sp19 Dr. S)
Writing Assignment 2.5 P&S (Sp19 Dr. S) CriteriaRatingsPts
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Memorandum header is completed The layout and content follow Document/Memorandum header instructions in “How to Write a Business Memorandum”2.0 pts
The memorandum header is complete and correct
The memorandum header follows the provided standard, including an appropriate subject line.1.6 pts
The memorandum header is weak in one area
The memorandum header is weak in one area but is otherwise is well done1.2 pts
Memorandum header is poorly done
The Memorandum header is missing multiple elements or is substantially incomplete or incorrect0.0 pts
The memorandum header is missing or extremely poorly done
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome The summary is included and well written The Summary is included and follows the requirements in “How to Write a Business Memorandum” . The summary is clear, complete and consice.2.0 pts
The summary is well done
The summary is complete, clear and concise1.6 pts
The summary weak in one area
The summary is weak in one area but otherwise is well done1.2 pts
The summary is poorly done
The summar is incomplete and/or unclear.0.0 pts
The summary is missing or extremely poorly done
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Analysis section is included An analysis section is included following the guidance in “How to Write a Business Memorandum”. The section is clear, complete and concise. (It is NOT a step-by-step presentation of the calculations.)3.0 pts
The analysis is well done
The analysis is complete, clear, and consice2.4 pts
The analysis weak in one area
The analysis is weak in one area but otherwise completed well1.8 pts
The analysis section is poorly done
The analysis is incomplete and/or unclear0.0 pts
The analysis section is missing or not completed in plain language
he analysis section is missing or does not provide a plan language description, instead just walks through the calculations.
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Graphics are included to support the case you are making The graphic(s) included must support your recommendation by making points more clearly than can be made in writing alone. They are clearly labeled within the graphic and include a figure or table label and number with a title that is located correctly. (review readings if needed)2.0 pts
Graphic(s) is/are well done
Graphic are used to enhance the memorandum. They are included in an appropriate location in the document and are labeled completely in the image and are numbered and titled1.6 pts
The graphics are weak in one area
Graphic(s) is/are missing elements but are otherwise done as required1.2 pts
Graphic(s) is/are poorly done
Graphics are incomplete and/or do not support the case0.0 pts
Graphics are missing
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Conclusion is included A conclusion is included includes the elements in “How to Write Your Business Memorandum with a Recommendation”. The section is clear and concise.2.0 pts
The conclusion is well done
The conclusion included the required elements and is clear and concise.1.6 pts
The conclusion is weak in one area
The conclusion weak in one area but is otherwise done correctly1.2 pts
The conclusion is poorly done
The conclusion is missing significant elements and/or is unclear0.0 pts
The conclusion is missing or very poorly done
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Appendix is included An addendum is included using the formatting indicated in “How to Write YOur Business Memorandum with a Recommendation”1.0 pts
The addendum is included and formatted correctly0.0 pts
The addendum is not included or is not formatted correctly
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome The assignment does not address the correct problem (minus 1 point) 0.0 pts
Full Marks0.0 pts
Problem is not addressed (minus 1 point)
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome The correct audience was not addressed (minus 1 point) 0.0 pts
Full Marks0.0 pts
The correct audience was not addressed (minus 1 point)
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Statisitical Calculation is correct 3.0 pts
Full Marks0.0 pts
Total Points: 15.0