Unit 5: Unit 5: Information Management - Discussion
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Information Systems in Business Settings

As we move farther into the information age, what factors should business owners consider in using information technology? What are some differences that will exist relative to the type of business? What are some areas within organizations that could be improved using information technology? What are some negative aspects of using information technology, if any?

Discussion checklist:

Compare the organizational and procedural process needed to manage information in a:

    Small and medium size service organization
    Small and medium size manufacturing organization
    A multinational organization (operating in multiple countries)




Unit 6: Unit 6: Finance - Discussion
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Finance

In this discussion, please reflect on your comprehension of financial management and knowledge gained from the media concerning financial real world activities and events occurring in the US.

    What actions and behaviors of leaders and managers in corporations could influence the market value and price of stocks?
    In reflecting on the creation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to increase accountability through new mandatory standards, what are some possible explanations as to why unethical conduct occurs in financial management?
    What are some activities corporations can do to decrease overall unethical practices and promote good business ethics in the organization?