32. The following appeared in a memo from a vice president of Quiot Manufacturing."During the past year, Quiot Manufacturing had 30 percent more on-the-job accidents than at the nearby Panoply Industries plant, where the work shifts are one hour shor

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32. The following appeared in a memo from a vice president of Quiot Manufacturing.

"During the past year, Quiot Manufacturing had 30 percent more on-the-job accidents than at the nearby Panoply Industries plant, where the work shifts are one hour shorter than ours. Experts say that significant contributing factors in many on-the-job accidents are fatigue and sleep deprivation among workers. Therefore, to reduce the number of on-the-job accidents at Quiot and thereby increase productivity, we should shorten each of our three work shifts by one hour so that employees will get adequate amounts of sleep."

Write a response in which you examine the stated and/or unstated assumptions of the argument. Be sure to explain how the argument depends on these assumptions and what the implications are for the argument if the assumptions prove unwarranted.

The author suggests that shortening working hours would have labors adequate amount of sleep in order to reduce the accident rate in Quiot Manufacturing. The argument is plagued by a number of skewed assumptions.

The author suggests that Quiot Manufacturing has 30 percent more accidents than the one nearby panoply industries plant. An assumption here is that the accident rate would be comparable between Quiot Manufacturing and panoply industries plant. it is true if the environment condition and the manufacturing type are the same. For example, Both of Quiot manufacturing and panoply industries plant are assembling cars with identical scale. Yet if they are engaged in different industry, it would be a different story. For instance, Quiot Manufacturing is a heavy or large-scale machine producer, as expected, the company uses a lot of machines to do metal cutting in the factory. On the other side, panoply industries plant only responses micro process unit package. therefore, the accident rate in Quiot Manufacturing is conceivably higher than panoply industries plant. The writer has to deal with this controversial assumption to make the claim more cogent.

Even if Quiot Manufacturing and panoply industries plant have the same condition, industry and comparable. another assumption which the writer implied is that labors works one hour shorter in panoply industries plant than panoply industries plant and experts said the major factor in accident due to fatigue as well as insufficient sleep. it is certain that all workers spending fewer work hours and use the extra time to get more sleep. However, there is another possibility. For example, if most labors work off earlier and spend whole night playing computer games, they are not going to gain more sleep. The assumption fewer working hours to more sleeping hours is not reliable. Unless the writer elucidates more explanation on the assumption, the inference is not enough convincing.

Furthermore, another assumption is that expert opinion is valid, reliable and credible. it is undisputed if the experts are originated from an authoritative labor accident analysis center with doctor degree in medicine. they are devoted themselves to the research about the relationship between sleep hours and labor accident and make plenty of splendid publication with fabulous reputation, then their words would be persuasive. Nevertheless, if this expert is a college student major in dentist and study the related knowledge as auxiliary subject. He or she would not have an adequate background or essays to prove the statement. therefore, the author needs to consider the mentioned assumption to fortify the argument.

The author has to address the above assumptions to strengthen the argument.

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Transition Words or Phrases used:
furthermore, however, if, nevertheless, then, therefore, well, as to, for example, for instance, as well as, it is true

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 23.0 19.6327345309 117% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 5.0 12.9520958084 39% => OK
Conjunction : 16.0 11.1786427146 143% => OK
Relative clauses : 7.0 13.6137724551 51% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 19.0 28.8173652695 66% => OK
Preposition: 41.0 55.5748502994 74% => OK
Nominalization: 19.0 16.3942115768 116% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2350.0 2260.96107784 104% => OK
No of words: 431.0 441.139720559 98% => OK
Chars per words: 5.4524361949 5.12650576532 106% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.55637350225 4.56307096286 100% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.96192209355 2.78398813304 106% => OK
Unique words: 215.0 204.123752495 105% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.498839907193 0.468620217663 106% => OK
syllable_count: 732.6 705.55239521 104% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.7 1.59920159681 106% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 7.0 4.96107784431 141% => OK
Article: 11.0 8.76447105788 126% => OK
Subordination: 5.0 2.70958083832 185% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.67365269461 60% => OK
Preposition: 1.0 4.22255489022 24% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 25.0 19.7664670659 126% => OK
Sentence length: 17.0 22.8473053892 74% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 42.6741326801 57.8364921388 74% => OK
Chars per sentence: 94.0 119.503703932 79% => OK
Words per sentence: 17.24 23.324526521 74% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.76 5.70786347227 83% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 5.15768463074 97% => OK
Language errors: 9.0 5.25449101796 171% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 4.0 8.20758483034 49% => More positive sentences wanted.
Sentences with negative sentiment : 14.0 6.88822355289 203% => Less negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 7.0 4.67664670659 150% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.303200362682 0.218282227539 139% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0880995497826 0.0743258471296 119% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.107063237653 0.0701772020484 153% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.141649603286 0.128457276422 110% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.118029848803 0.0628817314937 188% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 12.9 14.3799401198 90% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 45.76 48.3550499002 95% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.1628742515 123% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.1 12.197005988 91% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 14.03 12.5979740519 111% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.4 8.32208582834 101% => OK
difficult_words: 107.0 98.500998004 109% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 8.5 12.3882235529 69% => OK
gunning_fog: 8.8 11.1389221557 79% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.9071856287 76% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 50.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.0 Out of 6
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Attribute Value Ideal
Final score: 3.5 out of 6
Category: Satisfactory Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 0 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 0 2
No. of Sentences: 18 15
No. of Words: 431 350
No. of Characters: 2284 1500
No. of Different Words: 208 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.556 4.7
Average Word Length: 5.299 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.868 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 167 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 140 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 95 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 64 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 23.944 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 16.768 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.611 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.319 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.541 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.082 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 5 5