Citation and Documentation Exercise
Assignment There is 2 assignments and needs to be in 2 seaparte memos
Situation:Your boss has been hearing about aromatherapy and its possible benefits in the workplace.Since youâ€™re so good at research, youâ€™ve been assigned the task of gathering information on the subject and reporting back.
Write a short research report, in standard memo format, summarizing the information from all of these five sources.Give citations and your list of Works Cited in APA style.
1.From Charles Forth, Ancient and Modern Medicine (book), published in Sunnydale, CA by the New Social Press, 2011.This paragraph was on page 49.
â€œAromatherapy is an ancient medicinal practice that uses natural scents from herbs, flowers, trees and other plants to treat both physical and emotional problems, from depression and stress to addiction and influenza.Though itâ€™s been labeled New Age by both its critics and its practitioners, thereâ€™s really nothing new about aromatherapy at all.It was practiced at least 5000 years ago by the Egyptians, 3000 years ago by the Chinese and 2000 years ago by the Australian Aborigines.â€
2.From a news story â€œMystics in the corporate officeâ€ by Woody Boyd, Hooterville World Guardian (newspaper), p. D12, on October 22, 2013.
â€œOver the past decade, everyone from major industries to small businesses has turned increasingly to alternative medicine and New Age philosophy to boost the spirits and fortify the health of their employees, while also increasing staff efficiency and productivity.Some of
3.From an article called â€œNew age in Japan,â€ by Howard Moss, written in 2011 on a web site at http://www.altmedicine.org/aroma.html
â€œDoes aromatherapy really help workers perform their jobs better?Thatâ€™s what Japanese scientists wanted to know when they conducted experiments in several office buildings around
4.From a magazine article called â€œHealth benefits of aromatherapyâ€ by Virginia Nordquist, appearing on page 14 of New Faithful Weekly, on June 7, 2014.
â€œFrench physicians Rene Maurice Gatefosse and Jean Valnet were the first modern scientists to rediscover the wisdom that ancient doctors knew centuries ago about the healing power of aromatherapy.They discovered that sniffing the right scents will help a patient battle infectious disease, and can significantly shorten the recuperation time for someone who has been ill or injured.For todayâ€™s employer, the good news about aromatherapy is that it can help produce healthier employees in more productive offices and cut down on health care costs.â€
5.From a newspaper article called â€œGizmonic smells its way to healthâ€ by Jay Kinzo that appeared in the Albatross Gazette, p. A3, on February 9, 2013.
â€œThree years ago, Gizmonic Institute in
Note:Remember that all of these authors, books, magazines, etc. are fictional.None of these sources of information actually exists.
Bad News Letter Assignment
Faye Miranda applied for your Visa card, asking for a credit limit of $15,000 and a separate card for her husband, Raul Miranda. Her credit references merit granting a credit card. But you generally give new customers only a $7,500 limit, even when the family income is very high, as it is in this case.
You might make an exception if your bank had a previous relationship with the client, but no such relation- ship exists here. While you have no set policy for reviewing and raising credit limits, normally you would expect at least six months of paying the minimum amount promptly.
Write a letter to Ms. Miranda, granting her a credit card with a $7,500 limit.