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Social Forces: Global employment contract factors; composition of corporate board

1. Your firm has built a manufacturing plant not too far from a large European city. You are a member of a management team that is charged with designing employment contracts that promote high effort among the employees. What factors might you bring to the attention of the team? Would your answer change if the manufacturing pla

Two Options Based on Probability of Making Profits

a. You have prepared a proposal and are in the final stages of submitting your price. You have two options: i. Option 1: If you submit a price of $2M, you believe you will have a 50% probability of winning the contract. However, you will only have a 33% probability of making a profit at that price. ii. Option 2: If you s

enactment, application, current use of Amendment 1

Amendment 1. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. Discuss the explanation, history, politi

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977

What was the purpose of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977? Search online, and provide a circumstance in which it has been alleged that the Act was violated.

Discussing Dispute Resolution Methods and Amendments

Please answer the following questions: - Describe the advantages and disadvantages of using the U.S. court system to alternative dispute resolution methods. - Discuss how applicable dispute resolution methods are to a small-business owner and a mid-level manager of a Fortune 500 company. - In reviewing the Bill of Ri

business law issues for interoffice memorandums

Giant Batteries, Inc. is a large corporation that manufactures batteries for large industrial and agricultural vehicles. Over the past few months, it has experienced an overwhelming amount of legal problems and litigation. The president of Giant Batteries, Ima Dummie, consults with the law firm at which you work seeking legal ad

Legal basis for the EEOC to hold that JBS-SWIFT

Can you help me with this assignment? Read and answer 2 questions in the ATTACHED case study. Book title: Human Resource Management, 13th Edition, 2011. Author: Robert L. Mathis and John H. Jackson. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Chapter 3: Equal

Australian Tax Law

Rebecca is very impressed with the tax return that your group has prepared for her. So much so that she has referred one of her major clients, Drew Richardson, to your group for taxation advice. Drew is 56 years of age. He has recently retired from his full-time job as a radiologist. He is an Australian resident for tax purposes

Sheetbend & Halyard Accepting the Contract with the U.S. Navy

See attached file. Jack Tar, CFO of Sheetbend & Halyard, Inc. opened the company confidential envelope. It contained a draft of a competitive bid for a contract to supply duffel canvas to the U.S. Navy. The cover memo from Sheetbend´s CEO asked Mr. Tar to review the bid before it was submitted. The bid and its supporting

Case Brief: Freeman v United States

Case Brief Format First page, Citation: Give the full citation for the case, including the name of the case, the date it was decided, and the court that decided it. Second page, 3/4 the page is Facts: Briefly indicate (a) the reasons for the lawsuit; (b) the identity and arguments of the plaintiff(s) and defendant(s), re

Contract negotiations for Hydrosub's unfloatable amphibious assault vehicle

HYDROSUB'S UNFLOATABLE AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT VEHICLE Kathleen Johnson started her new job as chief buyer at Hydrosub in San Francisco. Her day was without incident until she received the following telephone call. Voice on phone: Good afternoon, Ms. Johnson. I am Burt Lauderas, project supervisor at Bolger Shipyards in Tacoma.

Legal or regulatory issues of restaurant business.

Address potential legal or regulatory issues of a restaurant business. Example water spillage on the floor, no exit sign visible, no child restraints for stairs, food and drink quality (choking hazards), etc. Approach the discussion as if you are an attorney and wanted to provide your client with a report on various risks appert

Can a Church Discriminate by Religion When Hiring?

Read the case titled, 'Corporation of the Presiding Bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day V. Amos 483 U.S. 327 (1987)' listed on page 528 of the textbook: Bennett-Alexander, Dawn D., Hartman, Laura P. (2009). Employment Law for Business (6th Edition). United States: The McGraw-Hill Companies. As a church employ

Worst or most fearful terrorist act

Nuclear, chemical, biological, technological, and violence-inspired methods have historically been used by terrorists to instill fear and hurt innocent victims. In your opinion, what is the worst or most fearful terrorist act? Do you believe that these terrorist cell members are right in any manner? Substantiate your response.

Interviewing Techniques: Behavioral vs Structural Compared

We need to build in some discussion of the Behavioral Event Interview or what is sometimes called the Behavioral Interview. These interview questions ask people what they really did in their previous job and not hypothetical questions about what the candidate might do in a given situation. This is a good way to drill into actual

The Negligence Issue is Analyzed

Kevin Allen was the owner and manager of an apartment building in Chicago, Illinois. Marybeth Duncavage, a second-year medical student, entered into an agreement with Allen for the rental of Apartment 1-W. She moved into the apartment on August 1. About 3 am on August 4, Tommy Jackson came into the rear yard adjacent to Apartmen

McDonnell Douglas v. Green Case study Analysis

Based on this case Percy Green, an African American man who had been employed by McDonnell Douglas, was laid off as a result of a reduction in McDonnell's workforce. After the layoff Green participated in a protest against alleged racial discrimination by McDonnell in its employment practices The protest included a stall-in,

Socially Responsible Risk Management Strategy for a Company

Prepare an outline that you would use to develop a PowerPoint presentation of around 8-10 slides outlining a socially responsible risk management strategy for a company with which you are familiar (Please note, you are creating an outline in a Word document, not the actual PowerPoint presentation). Summarize the following: ï?

Affirmative Action Programs, Reverse Discrimination, & Criteria

BUSN310-1103B-06 International Legal and Ethical Issues in Business Assignment Name: Unit 4 Discussion Board Many organizations have established policies to remedy discrimination when hiring women and minorities. Discuss whether you feel that affirmative action programs, reverse discrimination, and criteria of comparable w

The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) was designed to protect workers with disabilities against employer discrimination. Discuss the following: * In actual practice, how well does the Act achieve this goal? Explain. Support your answer with examples from recent court decisions Selected Recent Case Law Under the ADA: