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Case questions: Michael A. Smyth v. The Pillsbury Company

Please read the case and respond to the three questions at the bottom. Michael A. Smyth v. The Pillsbury Company Michael Smyth worked for the Pillsbury Company. Pillsbury installed an electronic mail (e-mail) system in order to "promote internal communications between its employees." Pillsbury told its employees that e-m

Managers know how to improve performance

Paradoxes and Leadership Roles: Assessing and Developing Managerial Competence Alan T. Belasen, Ph.D. The importance of managing paradoxes increases with the complexity of organizational environments. Organizational environments are more dynamic and uncertain due to increased globalization, shorter product cycle time, intense

Support truths taught to children: Constitutional right

The things on the following list are wrong but have been taught as truths to children in schools and have been announced as true by politicians and the media who want to manipulate you and control your life and pull your strings as if you are a puppet. Your assignment is to find one or more of the things on the list that you

United States versus Professional Air Traffic Controllers

Please read the case and answer the 3 case questions. United States v. Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization 653 F.2d 1134 (7th Cir. 1981) State and federal employees have not always honored the prohibition on striking. While many ignored the prohibition, probably the most famous example occurred when the fede

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: Discuss the declaration.

The United States declared that the provisions of articles 1 through 27 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights are not self executing. Please discuss and expand with cases and examples. What does this declaration mean? And is it valid under International Law? Please support with cases and logical argumen

How does policy-oriented jurisprudence define law?

How does policy-oriented jurisprudence define law? In what articles of the 1948 Universal Declaration of human rights are the eight values of a world order of human dignity reflected? Expand on those articles, and support answer with certain cases in that regard. What are the major innovations of the 2007 UN declaration on

What is BFOQ? Matthew's shoe buyer promotes discrimination? Title VII protection

1. What is a BFOQ? Describe the circumstances under which gender, age, or religion could be a BFOQ. What are some examples of a questionable BFOQ? 2. Matthews, a prolific shoe buyer, refuses to be waited upon by male shoe store clerks. The owner of Shoes R Us, therefore informs all of his male clerks that they may not wait o


Details: Please answer these questions: 1. After a protracted legal case, Joe won a settlement that will pay him $11,000 each year at the end of the year for the next ten years. If the market interest rates are currently 5%, exactly how much should the court invest today, assuming end of year payments, so there will b

Best evaluative approach for the employment selection process

Consider the best evaluative approach to be used for the employment selection process. Consider interviewing techniques, tests and other selection processes and techniques that can be used to determine the best candidate. Identify how to develop the selection criteria and then how to ensure that the candidate meets the standard

Discuss Ralph Nader and the Customer Rights Movement

The Nader Page is a website devoted to consumer advocate Ralph Nader and his work. Go to Click History. Click Chapter 1. Read "The Beginnings." Click Back on your browser. Click Chapter 8. Read "The Citizen Movement Expands." As a current or potential manager,

Kinkaid Co Stockholders' equity transactions: How many shares, legal capital

Requirement 1-This is a new company so the shares issued in a, b, c, d transactions should equal the # o/s shares at end of year. Requirement 3-Total Contributed Capital or Paid In Capital is the total Stock plus Paid in Capital in Excess accounts. Again, since this is a new company there are no beginning balances. Kinkaid

Business to consumer: YouTube in business; how does age relate to loyalty

1.) Imagine that you are an executive working in either television or film; how does YouTube challenge your business and the idea of commercial entertainment in general? 2.) Loyalty is often thought of in terms of character and personal relationships, but how does the increased information flow of the information age relate t

Short Case Analysis: Federal WARN law

A federal law, known as WARN, requires employers with more than 100 employees to announce plant closings in advance to give employees time to transition to new fields or jobs. Many states have also enacted legislation that requires employers to give notice to employees about changes in staffing levels. > Go to your state's W

1995 Auto Corporation: terminations that will not present legal risk yet enable the company to terminate employees who are not contributing to the success of the organization...

With these issues in mind, what recommendations would you offer to 1995 Auto Corp. to help position them for terminations that will not present legal risk yet enable the company to terminate employees who are not contributing to the success of the organization? What process will the company need to follow, and how can they

Summary Report of the new

Deliverable Length: 3-4 paragraphs Date Due: Friday, Jul 23, 2010 Because the majority of patient medical records at Jones Memorial Hospital are in paper form, the hospital has been burdened with the recent law passed by Congress urging healthcare facilities to revert to the use of electronic medical records. As a patient

Forensic Accounting Case 47: auditor independence, compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley

Case 47: You are a recent graduate with a degree in accounting .Your employer is unfamiliar with the concept of auditor independence. Explain to your new boss why auditor independence is important and identified specific steps that must be taken to ensure compliance with independence requirement of Sarbanes-Oxley. Provide

Business Law: Global-Mart violoation of FMLA? Carol Jones files under Title VII.

Question 1: Sid Frost worked as a merchandising supervisor for Global-Mart, Inc. a large discount store employing over 26,000 people. When Frost suffered his third stroke in April 1999, he took leave from work, which was covered by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993. The vice president of personnel for Global-Ma

Employment: Anti-Discrimination Laws

Choose one of the anti-discrimination laws (Americans with disabilities act, Civil rights act, Gender discrimination, etc) .Using an example from your experience, or a recent article, what are ways that businesses make sure they are in compliance with the law? If you were a business owner, what would you do to insure you are co

Question for Discussion

Nancy is an employee at a local pizza restaurant. The restaurant has a small eat-in dining room, and they also deliver. One day, the restaurant ran out of paper towels for the restroom, and Nancy was asked to take the company delivery vehicle to buy more supplies. On her way out, the manager also asked Nancy if she would stop

I . Case: Name of the case, (and year of the decision). United States vs. Rosenberg (2009) II. Facts: Who are the parties to the lawsuit, what is their dispute? In your own words, only include the few important facts necessary to understand the case. If procedural matters are important (was it a motion to dismiss, etc. for example), be sure to include that as well. ? United States of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Candace Rosenberg, Defendant-Appellant. For Appellees: ? Paul W. Connell, Attorney (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Madison, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Richard H. Parsons, Attorney, Peoria, IL, Paul F.X. Schwartz, Attorney, Madison, WI, A. Brian Threlkeld, Attorney (argued), Office of the Federal Public Defender, Urbana, IL, for Defendant-Appellant. The dispute is noncompliance with the Controlled Substance Act. Apparently the Defendant wrote prescriptions to nine patients unethically, i.e. outside the realm of professional practices. One patient out of the nine patients overdosed on the prescriptions the Defendant prescribed. The Defendant is a nurse practitioner who has the ability to write prescriptions, abused her privileges of writing prescriptions and conducted a private practice outside of a professional working environment. The defendant prescribed medications without performing a physical examination or checking the status of their medical history. The Defendant overcharged patients for narcotic prescriptions and was basically functioning as a drug dealer.

I . Case: Name of the case, (and year of the decision). United States vs. Rosenberg (2009) II. Facts: Who are the parties to the lawsuit, what is their dispute? In your own words, only include the few important facts necessary to understand the case. If procedural matters are important (was it a motion to dismiss, e

Non- compete contracts

The scenario is a company which is hiring a software engineer to specially design new software for the company's use, and the company wants to enter into a non-compete agreement with the software engineer. Need help in preparing a paper discussing any statutes and case laws in the US regarding non-compete agreements, and th