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Introduction to Forms of Business and Formation of Partnerships

Introduction to Forms of Business and Formation of Partnerships After working for a large company for 10 years, you decide to give expression to your entrepreneurial urges and start a business. Your business plan is to help small firms that are struggling with finding ways to make new information technologies affordable and e

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

Job analysis, position description and legal requirements

What is the process for turning a job analysis into a position description? What are the legal requirements for position descriptions? What are the elements of a complete position description? How position descriptions are used to recruit, select and manage employee performance? Create a final position description for the ad

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

Mitigating legal costs in a business

Alexander is involved in a dispute related to his business. Alexander is considering legal action. Why may it be financially advantageous to Alexander's business to avoid litigation and mediate the case?

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

Calculating Yearly After-Tax Outflow for Leasing Contract

A firm is in the 40% tax bracket. Assuming no purchase option exists and lease payments are made at the beginning of each year, what is the yearly after-tax cash outflow for a leasing contract with an annual payment of $50,000 and a term of 5 years?

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.

Enforceable Contract

A offers to sell B 1000 boxes of nails, but forgets to state the price. All other material terms are present, however. B accepts, but later wants to back out of the deal, arguing that the offer was indefinite. Is there a contract here? Why or why not? Assume that at the time of the deal the parties intended to make a contrac

Sarbanes-Oxley Regulations

Under Sarbanes-Oxley regulations, which companies or industries are required to have internal controls for computer access? Which companies or industries are not required to follow these regulations? Would you recommend that companies, which are not obligated by the law, follow the computer access portion of the regulation? Why

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