BUS340 Full Course Latest 2016 December : From your personal experience, describe

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BUS340 Unit 1 Discussion Latest 2016 December

From your personal experience, describe a situation that you have faced that you considered an ethical dilemma.

BUS340 Unit 2 Discussion Latest 2016 December

After reviewing Utilitarianism and Universalism this week, discuss which of these principles you think is most often applied in business. Explain your reasoning by providing examples to support your thought process.

BUS340 Unit 3 Discussion Latest 2016 December

What are the reasons for encouraging managers to use the stakeholder approach? Would these reasons apply to teams?

BUS340 Unit 4 Discussion Latest 2016 December

Identify a company in the media or with which you are familiar that operates ethically. What are the reasons this company/organization is ethical? (You may refer to the leadership, management, products, or services of the organization.)

BUS340 Unit 5 Discussion Latest 2016 December

Identify a recent example of a corporation accused of false or deceitful advertising. How did it justify the claims made in its ad? Do you agree or disagree with the claims? Explain. IMPORTANT! Do not use the same example as our classmates! Before you post, double check to see what examples have already been used and find a new one!

BUS340 Unit 6 Discussion Latest 2016 December

Do you believe most CEOs in U.S. companies are overpaid and underperform? Explain. What pay or performance criteria do you believe should be used for top-level officers in publicly traded companies?

BUS340 Unit 7 Discussion Latest 2016 December

Identify two major trends in the changing demographics of the work force. Include a trend that you as a student or employee are now or could be affected by.

BUS340 Unit 8 Discussion Latest 2016 December

What competencies do you (a) have, and/or (b) need if you were to join—or are already working for—a global company in which you would spend time in different countries?

BUS340 Unit 1 Case Study Latest 2016 December

After reading the case study: “Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities” on pages 31-39 of Weiss, please answer the case Questions on page 39.

The answers to the case study questions should be included on a 1-2 page double spaced Word document and contain in-text APA citation where applicable. Also make sure that you refer to the grading rubric for this assignment provided under course information.

BUS340 Unit 2 Review Submission History Latest 2016 December

Read the case “Ford’s Pinto Fires: The Retrospective View of Ford’s Field Recall Coordinator”

While case dates back a number of years it is very prominent in the study of business ethics.

The case is found on pp.91-96 of the Weiss text and has questions for analysis on page 96.

The answers to the case study questions should be included on a 1-2 page double spaced Word document and contain in-text APA citation where applicable.· Make sure you refer to the grading rubric for this assigSocial media and its use have major impplicaations in the business ethics arena.

Read the case study: Social Networking and Social Responsibility (pp. 410-417) and address the questions found on pp.416-417
Case Study Assignment guidelines:

The answers to the case study questions should be included on a 1-2 page double spaced Word document and contain in-text APA citation where applicable.

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BUS340 Unit 4 Application Report 1: a brief research report Latest 2016 December

Guidelines and details for Application Report #1 Helping the Environment:

Find a recent article discussing an innovative way in which a corporation is helping the environment. Explain why the method is innovative and whether you believe the method will really help the environment or will only help the company promote its image as a good citizen. Use parts of this chapter to evaluate your answer.

Your report should be 1-2 page double spaced Word document and contain in-text APA citation plus a separate APA references page. You are urged to use spelling and grammar checks and to take advantage of the Writing Center writingcenter@post.edu). In your report, you should:

Summarize the article
Explain and validate selection with examples
Analyze and answer the all the questions asked

BUS340 Unit 6 Case Study Latest 2016 December

Social media and its use have major impplicaations in the business ethics arena.

Read the case study: Social Networking and Social Responsibility (pp. 410-417) and address the questions found on pp.416-417
Case Study Assignment guidelines:

The answers to the case study questions should be included on a 1-2 page double spaced Word document and contain in-text APA citation where applicable.
Make sure you refer to the grading rubric for this assignment

BUS340 Unit 7 Application Report Latest 2016 December

Guidelines for Application Report:

This application report assignment is designed to allow you to demonstrate your awareness of current topics in business that have definite ethical implications.

Select an article from recent news that you feel addresses the subject matter of this unit. In your report, you will show how the article relates to business ethics practice, specifically as it relates to this unit’s topic. The article should be from the current business press such as Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Business Week, Forbes, or any major newspapers’ business section. Your report should be 1-2 page double spaced Word document and contain in-text APA citation plus a separate APA references page. You are urged to use spelling and grammar checks and to take advantage of the Writing Center ( writingcenter@post.edu). In your report, you should:

Summarize the article

Analyze how the article relates to the unit’s topic and the study of management.

Answer the questions: What does the article teach us about practicing management? What did you learn?

BUS340 Unit 8 Reflective Paper Business Ethics Latest 2016 December

Post University is proud to have its business school named the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business. Malcolm Baldrige was a business and government leader know for embracing and practicing the highest ethical standards.

Self-assessment is a critical component of the Baldrige Quality process. Accordingly, this assignment will require you to engage in a reflective process and allow you to develop and articulate your own thoughts on the concept of “business ethics”, ethical principles, organizational issues, personal and organizational learning and other important features discussed in the course.

Your paper should cover the issues above, address your learning experience in the course and identify areas of your greatest (or least if necessary) development or understanding. A well-developed paper will make reference to the course information in a coherent and thoughtful way, introduce new thinking if appropriate and show an understanding of the course materials and their application in any organizational or personal environment.

In the case of this reflection length does not matter; quality does. Show a depth of thought and consideration worthy of a course in quality systems. Write clearly and in a grammatically correct manner. Remember, clarity of presentation goes a long way in enhancing the credibility of the presentation.

Please consider this paper as an exercise in academic writing. Make every effort to conform to the standards of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5thor 6th Edition.

The assignment is due at the end of the course and is worth 20% of your grade.

BUS340 Unit 3 Quiz 1 Latest 2016 December

Question 1

4 out of 4 points

____ are individuals, companies, groups, and nations that cause and respond to external issues, opportunities, and threats.

Question 2

0 out of 4 points

Which of the following is not a macro level environmental force?

Question 3

0 out of 4 points

Which of the following environmental dimensions continues to evolve into a more global context of trade, markets, and resource flows?

Question 4

4 out of 4 points

Demographically, the workforce has become more

Question 5

4 out of 4 points

Which of the following is considered a secondary stakeholder group?

Question 6

4 out of 4 points

Which of the following is considered a primary stakeholder group?

Question 7

0 out of 4 points

Using moral reflection and creativity is not important when deciding between two “right” or “wrong” choices.

True

False

Question 8

0 out of 4 points

It has been estimated that theft costs companies $60 billion annually, and that 59% of workers admit to or think about stealing from their employers.

True

False

Question 9

4 out of 4 points

According to Laura Nash, ____ is the study of how personal moral norms apply to the activities and goals of commercial enterprise.

Question 10

0 out of 4 points

According to Nash, business ethics deals with which of the following areas of managerial decision making?

All of these choices

Question 11

4 out of 4 points

In addition to the classic ethical principles, three broad, straight moral orientations that can be applied to individuals, groups, and organizations are

Question 12

4 out of 4 points

Ethics refers to which of the following?

Question 13

4 out of 4 points

Which of the following questions should be asked when a manager perceives a problem?

Question 14

0 out of 4 points

Which of the following popular myths argues that business practices are basically amoral, since business operates in a free market?

Question 15

0 out of 4 points

Which of the following are known to interact more with external stakeholders, and thus at Stage 4 (Kohlberg)?

Question 16

0 out of 4 points

Which of the following is a common area of focus for stockholder and stakeholder approach?

Question 17

0 out of 4 points

The management approach that includes analytic concepts for mapping and evaluating strategy is ____.

Question 18

0 out of 4 points

Which approach provides a framework that enables users to map and, ideally, manage the corporation’s relationship with groups to reach “win-win” collaborative outcomes?

Question 19

4 out of 4 points

The primary stakeholders of a firm include all of the following except

Question 20

4 out of 4 points

A ____ is any interest, share, or claim that a group or individual has in the outcome of a corporation’s policies, procedures, or actions toward others.

Question 21

0 out of 4 points

According to the stakeholder analysis, once you have identified the stakeholders who are directly or indirectly involved with your firm, which of the following steps comes next?

Question 22

0 out of 4 points

Which of the following is NOT an area of moral responsibility for organizations?

Question 23

0 out of 4 points

A type 2, marginal, stakeholder calls for a(n) ____ strategy.

Question 24

0 out of 4 points

To identify and respond to trends that lead to organizational opportunities and threats, many companies use which of the following?

Question 25

4 out of 4 points

Fry and Ury base their negotiation recommendations on all of the following except

BUS340 Unit 5 Quiz 2 Latest 2016 December

Question 1

4 out of 4 points

All of the following criteria can be used in ethical reasoning except

Question 2

4 out of 4 points

The basic ____ view holds that an action is judged as right, good, or wrong on the basis of its consequences.

Question 3

4 out of 4 points

Utilitarianism is a useful principle for conducting a stakeholder analysis, since it forces decision makers to

Question 4

4 out of 4 points

All of the following are problems with utilitarianism except

Question 5

0 out of 4 points

Which of the following is a limitation of principle of rights?

Question 6

4 out of 4 points

Affirmative action programs are examples of which type of justice?

Question 7

4 out of 4 points

Laying off employees without fair notice or compensation represents which of the following?

Question 8

0 out of 4 points

When communicating, negotiating, or working with a pragmatist, one should

Question 9

4 out of 4 points

Which of the following is considered the top company in the list of Top 10 Companies and Best Corporate Board Practices?

Question 10

4 out of 4 points

The ____ ethic focuses on the importance of relationships among businesses, customers, and stakeholders.

Question 11

4 out of 4 points

Studies have shown that a combination of all of the following except ____ prevent illegal action.

Question 12

4 out of 4 points

Everyone’s access to relevant information needed in order to conduct business is a trait of which kind of market?

Question 13

4 out of 4 points

Which of the following federal agencies are appointed to prohibit unfair industry activities?

Question 14

4 out of 4 points

Which of the following requires full disclosure of credit terms?

Question 15

4 out of 4 points

Which of the following provides a conservation program for plants and animals?

Question 16

4 out of 4 points

The right to have access to basic essential goods and services is considered which of the following?

Question 17

4 out of 4 points

A company that supports a consumer’s free choice is fulfilling which of the following?

Question 18

4 out of 4 points

Which of the following agencies enforces consumer civil rights?

Question 19

4 out of 4 points

____ control regulates what consumers can and should hear and see.

Question 20

4 out of 4 points

According to the free market theory’s view, “let the buyer beware” principle, consumers and corporations are protected and regulated by Adam Smith’s

Question 21

4 out of 4 points

Only 355 punitive damages verdicts were handed down by the state and federal courts over the past 25 years. One-fourth of those awards involved a single product, which was

Question 22

4 out of 4 points

All of the following factors have caused and contributed to environmental pollution except

Question 23

4 out of 4 points

Which of these is the manager mindset in the firefighter stage of environmental corporate commitment?

Question 24

4 out of 4 points

Critics of alcohol ads argue that ____ continue to be targeted as primary customers.

Question 25

4 out of 4 points

Which of the following stakeholders are considered the most important for a business?