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Lesson 7. Providing Rationale for Your Recommendations - Pg. 26

26 Chapter 7. Providing Rationale for Your Recommendations In this lesson you learn how to structure your rationale in a persuasive, logical manner and how to clearly articulate key findings from your interpretation or analysis of data. What Is a Rationale? The rationale of a memo immediately follows the recommendation and provides three to five key reasons that support the recommendation. After reading this section of your document, your reader should ... · Understand the logic behind your recommendation. · Be confident that your logic is based on facts or reasonable assumptions. · Be persuaded to agree with or approve your recommendation.