Five steps of persuasion: establishing credibility, acknowledging the audience’s position, constructing a rationale, transplanting root elements, and asking for a response.
Defining my position and supporting evidence, including the results of your survey.
Does your organization offer tele working?
Do you currently telework?
How long have you been teleworking?
More than 3 years
2 – 3 years
1 – 2 years
Less than a year
Do you think that Telecommuting will be the new way that jobs are performed in the next ten years?
What is the estimated annual cost savings to your employer by having you telework?
More than $500,000
Between $100,000 and $500,000
Between $10000 and $100,000
Less than $10,000
How has your productivity changed since you began teleworking?
What are the greatest benefits you have realized from teleworking?
Better Employee retention / recruiting
Better Operational Continuity
Better Quality of Life
More flexible work schedule
Is teleworking good or bad?
Evidence for the reader to reach the expected conclusion in each argument
Argument validity and formal and informal fallacies in the argument