1. Keeping in mind ethical concerns, describe the factors that contributed to Nortel's failure. 2. What mechanisms should be enforced to better align managers with the interests of shareholders? 3. Would you describe the meltdown of Nortel more as a failure of "people" or of "capital market processes"? 4. Nortel's fa
1. It has now become a best practice for the Board of Directors to be responsible for bringing in a substantial part of the budget through fundraising. Do you know of boards that are doing that successfully? What resistance is coming from the Boards to doing their jobs? 2. Part of the responsibility of the Board is to sign a
For the argumentative essay, you should: Read Decision Scenario B on page 380 and choose 1 question at the end of the scenario. Write an argumentative essay in which you take a position on the question you have chosen and defend your position in the essay. Be sure to use the proper format for the essay using the format belo
What are the four types of social responsibilities that businesses have? Discuss the ethical pros and cons of doing business with a sweatshop in a developing nation.
Discuss the five sources of power available to managers, and the ethical issues related to authoritarian and participatory leadership styles. What is ethical leadership and how can it be measured? Use our text to support your thoughts. 250 words
Please provide a thorough explanation and elaboration of what is the concept, basic facts/ basic theory, major ideas, background and practices of Shari'ah "Islamic Law" Governance, what the basic theory behind it and how it works compared to best practices of corporate governance. Provide cases and comparisons and contrasts w
Describe several workplace discrimination issues. What laws govern these issues? Discuss five competitive advantages of diversity management. Why would these be important to understand as a manager? 250 words total
What are ethical considerations a business would need to evaluate before making a profit in a foreign country? All countries have different laws that need to be followed. A dilemma can take place when a company follows the law that infringes on the company's code of conduct. Provide an example to support your answer. Your res
Which individual characteristics impact ethical beliefs, sensitivities, intentions, and behaviors? Describe Icek Ajzen's theory of planned behavior.
Create a Code of Ethics for a company or an organization. You may create the code for a fictitious company but Codes of Conduct for a military group are not counted. Please include the following: - Guiding principles - Purpose of the code - Core values - Training and education - Definitions - What employees it covers -
This assignment will allow you to evaluate and analyze cultural issues that may arise when communicating in heterogeneous groups or teams. Describe 2-3 principles that could be applied in helping the individuals involved in the following two scenarios understand what went wrong in the following events. What suggestions could you
Can someone please provide some assistance with this question about ethics lapse? Please read the attached carefully for complete details and the question. This was the forum question: Find a newspaper or journal article that describes an ethics lapse in a nonprofit organization. Please help write a word analysis of the issu
Regarding employee participation in corporate decision making, what are five strong ethical reasons that support a worker's right to participate? List these reasons and provide a brief explanation of each. In the last 30 years, the number of employee participation programs has expanded geometrically. Are these programs sufficien
What are several salient business ethics issues in precapitalist America? How did Adam Smith justify the ethics of capitalism?
Review each of the three cases below. For this task, write a paper in which you evaluate and analyze the following three cases based on Guffey and Loewy's (2015, p. 26-27) seven ethical guidelines. Be certain to describe the situation, the ethical factors, and what can be done differently for a more effective and ethical result.
Can someone please provide some assistance me with this question. Its for an MBA course and needs to be 500 to 550 words. Find a newspaper or journal article (I do not have one chosen as I need help with that too) that describes an ethics lapse in a nonprofit organization. Write a 500 word analysis of the issue and how it could
Consider these three problems. After reading the following case scenarios, identify the consequences of the actions taken, and then determine whether the actions taken represented a greater good, who would benefit from the good, and whether the consequences ethically justify the decisions and actions. The Mayor of a large
Answer the following: 1. A description of the ethical issue you identified in the "Guerrilla Government in EPA's Seattle Regional Office" case study 2. A description of the issues the political appointees faced in this case and an explanation of federal ethics law violations 3. An explanation of why you think the car
Top level managers, the so called C-Level managers, have a vast influence on the culture of organizations. How they behave and what they say is important is carefully watched by employees.
Some nonprofit leaders believe that it is wrong to engage in advocacy. How would you respond to their perspective to try to change their minds? What are the most compelling arguments you could use to influence their perspective?
In the expression, "The end justifies the means," the end is the outcome or result and the means is what one does to achieve the outcome or result. If the end is something that is good or right, then does that end justify any means you might use to get there? With respect to working conditions, for example, some might say that t
Briefly describe the Free Market Theory of Business Ethics in your own words and list one Utilitarian argument that supports it. Text for reference: Contemporary Issues in Business Ethics By Joseph R. DesJardins, John J. McCall
According to James Surowiecki in the book "The Wisdom of Crowds:" When "Groups" are involved in making a decision they normally have better than "house odds," which is 70% of getting it right without having 100% of the facts. When groups make decisions they normally, and consistently hit at about 85 to 90% of the time getting th
The public accounting profession The public accounting profession is quite competitive and it is through the effective use of technology that one can maintain a competitive edge. For example, an auditor can usually complete an audit engagement in less time--and be surer of his/her findings--than he/she would be without using
Describe the role that culture plays in the development of a country's laws and ethical standards.
"Wal-Mart: But We Do Give Them a 10 Percent Employee Discount." Summarize the overall viewpoint of the author. Discuss ethical issues facing Wal-Mart dealing with, "off-the-clock-work," sexual discrimination, health benefits, the role of unions, the use of undocumented workers, as well as issues relating to child and labor laws
Another dimension of information privacy is the challenge of protecting consumer information in the face of technology able to track credit and debit card purchases and Internet browsing. Why are we so concerned about Internet privacy? For example, if I purchase a book on home repairs, Amazon subsequently sends me advertiseme
Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations. Hartman, L. P., DesJardins, J., & MacDonald, C. (2014). Bu
Today the Federal government manages millions of acres of land across the United States, However, there are increasing pressures on the agencies to permit varying levels of commercial access to timber, other resources, and its water. From your personal ethical perspective, should government have a prohibition on commercial a
Please review the attached document for the outline of this paper. This paper is for guidance only. Please compose a ten (10) page paper on Business Ethics in Government Contracts. Some sources of information are the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Formation of Government Contracts, Third Edition, pages 134 through 202.