BU360 Assignment – Social Impact of Business

Subject: Business    / General Business
Question

Assignment 08:

BU360 Social Impact of Business

Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double?spaced pages; refer to the “Format Requirements? page for specific format requirements.

Some people believe that the right of privacy should be extended to the workplace. Others feel that, on the contrary, that such an extension would constitute an unwarranted incursion into the management’s right to manage.

1. Please comment on this debate, using examples from the text discussion of electronic monitoring, romance in the workplace, employee drug testing, and employee honesty testing.

2. Are there particular circumstances under which it is, or is not, appropriate for employers to monitor employee behavior? Discuss two (2).

Assignment 04:

BU480 eBusiness Strategy

Directions: Be sure to make an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) pages in length; refer to the “Assignment Format” page for specific format requirements.

Part A Explain how the Internet can help a company to achieve a competitive advantage in the marketplace through (1) cost leadership and (2) differentiation. Illustrate each case through an actual example, other than those mentioned in the textbook.

Part B Pick out an e-business company of your choice. Which type of competitive advantage does it pursue? What factors help this company create superior customer value? Is the strategy sustainable?

Assignment 08:

BU480 eBusiness Strategy

Directions: Be sure to make an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) pages in length; refer to the “Assignment Format” page for specific format requirements.

Part A Illustrate the nine steps of the e-business strategy formulation roadmap through a real-world example that you are familiar with.

Part B What challenges do traditional companies face when moving from bricks to clicks?