For career advancement, Susan, your boss has asked you to read this “weird” book called Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. She is confused by Part IV, on the last page of Chapter 32, in Zen (and also in the “Afterword”), wherein Pirsig writes: “We’ve won it” (373). Susan wants to know: WHAT DOES PIRSIG MEAN BY THIS STATEMENT?
Write no more than 550 words for this Business Report. Use Times New Roman, 12-point font & single space your lines.
Use the Library database to find three credible sources that help support your answer to Susan’s question. (*Remember to use keywords for an Advanced Search.)
Use MLA format for both in-text paraphrases/quotations of your sources and a Works Cited page.
Think QUALITY — Form, Style, and Content. Make your Business Report look, sound, and be “great.”
FORM = Please re-read Chapters 14 & 16 in Writing Well for Business Success (along with the Purdue OWL and perhaps other online guides with credible examples) to give you an idea of how to format your Business Report. Please address Susan Serna directly. Use at least three (3) paragraphs, and, again, please use Times New Roman, 12-point font and single space your lines. End the report with a salutation and your name, and then include a Works Cited page as the last page.
STYLE = Aim for no mistakes at the sentence level. Read each sentence out loud to make sure it is clear, concise, smart, and/or interesting. Again, use MLA format for both in-text paraphrases/quotations and a Works Cited page for this Report. I encourage you to re-read Chapters 7-11 of Writing Well for Business Success for guidance at the sentence level.
CONTENT = Again, use the Library database to find three credible sources that help support your answers for this Business Report for Susan Serna. (*Remember to use keywords for an Advanced Search.) Take your time brainstorming and organizing your ideas both about your on-the-job strengths and Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.