As division head, you have been assigned to oversee a new project
that will require exacting work and long hours. You know a consultant that often works with your group who would be a perfect fit for project manager. The only issue is, although she is an expert in the field, the project itself is not something that would interest her. Write the text for a persuasive e-mail, encouraging the consultant to accept the offer and come to work on the project. Contemplate the following statements and questions about persuasion and coercion and incorporate them into your writing as you formulate your response.
· What should be the role of persuasion in critical thinking?
· What are the differences between logical persuasion and emotional persuasion?
-Post the text of your persuasive e-mail.What are the differences between persuasion and coercion? Is it appropriate for a manager to use coercion? What about emotional persuasion? When?
How one would you persuade the client from your project in similar fashion? Do you think persuasion has a place in making your argument? Why or why not?