Post #9

Some risks that can be associated with Grass Rootes might include the prices and overall quality/quantity of the food. By aiming for a “farm-to-table” style cuisine, the restaurant takes up the risk of losing profit because of expensive prices used to both buy products and sell food. With that in mind, this organization is at …read in detail

Post #8

Rhetorical Situation: Exigencies: There are numerous opportunities that can be noted for Grass Rootes. Having a fresh, organic cuisine along with a relaxed and casual atmosphere sets this organization apart from other restaurants in the town of Culpeper. However, some of their imperfections lie within the organizations social media sites, where the menu is undermined …read in detail

Post #7

For this study, I will be analyzing a restaurant located in Culpeper, Virginia called Grass Rootes. Facebook Page– Website–   Identity Strategies illustrated on Grass Rootes website: Association- Within their website, this restaurant immediately associates themselves with positive values and traits, such as “serving incredible farm-to-table cuisine” which makes their guests “feel at …read in detail

Post #6

For this case study, I will be analyzing a restaurant located in Culpeper, Virginia called Grass Rootes. On their website, the restaurant offers visuals such as pictures of the food they create, the layout of the building, and vintage signs they have labeled the restaurant with. Additionally, there is a lot of the verbiage relating …read in detail

Post #5

In analyzing VCU Health, there are a few larger social and public issues that the organization is dealing with, especially when it comes to patient care and experience within the hospital, including treatment care and the overall price for these services. In order to somewhat address this issue, the organization’s website has an article on …read in detail

Post #4

Exigencies: Defined as “an imperfection marked by urgency” or “opportunity marked by urgency,” there are numerous exigencies that can be identified within VCU Health (Hoffman & Ford). Possibly, one of the most prominent challenges for the organization as a whole would be the inability to fully understand certain illnesses and overall have the technology and …read in detail

Post #3   Medium of Delivery: The form of rhetoric is presented in a video that explores the day-to-day aspects of numerous employees for National Hospital Week. Particularly, this video focuses on appealing to its audience by including multiple, diverse speakers that work in different departments of the hospital. Ethos: Appeals to Organizational Credibility In this …read in detail

Post #2

I will be analyzing VCU Health. I am choosing this organization because the audience for this group is so large and covers such a wide array of individuals. That being said, the audience for VCU Health’s rhetoric varies from patients with a range of conditions, disorders, and diseases to the doctors that treat these individuals. …read in detail

Hello world!

Hello everyone, my name is Brittany Shumaker and I am currently a senior at Longwood University! I am a Communication Sciences and Disorders major with a minor is Special Education. Once I graduate school, I plan to continue to pursue speech-language pathology and complete graduate school somewhere in Virginia or North Carolina. However, I have …read in detail