I need help with the following scenario: The organization that you work for has been thinking about implementing one of the following performance measures: - Balanced Scorecard - Economic Value Added It has asked you to prepare a summary and make a recommendation as to what performance measure should be used.
An Indirect Route to a Contribution Deduction In July, a plane crashed into a residential community in Middleboro, destroying and damaging many homes. Tanya's church, a qualified charitable organization, initiated a fundraising drive to help the Middleboro citizens whose homes had been affected. Tanya donated $50,000 to first M
John Doe is a warehouse supervisor who works for a national company that sells high-quality (and very expensive) electronics - e.g., HD television sets, business and home computers, and business and personal laptops. John has a high school education, and has been employed by the company for 10 years. Recently, John was promoted
In April 2010, the explosion on the British Petroleum (BP) Deepwater Horizon drilling rig killed 11 workers and injured 17 others. The rig continued to gush oil into the Gulf of Mexico until it was capped on July 15, 2010. The well was declared effectively dead by the United States federal government on September 19, 2010. By th
Please briefly describe what in your opinion the greatest security threat to an organization is, and how it can be mitigated or controlled. Also, what is or are the primary ethical issues facing or organizations in the use of corporate IT/IS resources.
If you were asked to design a code of ethics for the market research industry, what are the top 3 basic issues you would ensure you included in the code? What practical value do you believe such codes have for those who are internal suppliers, external suppliers, respondents, or the public? Please use Burns, A. C. & Bush, R
Analyzing the Responsibility of the Audit Committee The role of directors and committees in financial reporting and accounting oversight continues to evolve as a result of Sarbanes-Oxley and new rules and regulations. Based upon Lorsch and Simpson's Harvard Business Case article "The Role of the Audit Committee in Risk Oversi
Should American companies refuse to do business in countries: a. That do not practice democracy? b. That routinely practice discrimination? c. That tolerate or even encourage the abuse of children?
Alucan: Outline strengths and weaknesses of the planning and control (budgeting) system and is the firm correct in holding plant manager's responsible for profits?
Alucan is a division of a widely diversified Fortune 1000 company. Exhibit 1shows the organization chart for the division. Alucan specializes in the manufacture of aluminum extruded products. Its chief line of products consists of aluminum cans of various sizes used by soft drink and other beverage producers and marketers for th
Teachers should not impose their personal values on students and should remain value neutral. As an instructor for an ethics course, what are three distinct strategies you would practice in order to ensure you remain neutral?
How is ethics and ethical behavior apparent in corporate culture? What is the relationship between law, values and ethical behavior? How do these work in unison to ensure business? A re there times when law, values, and ethical behavior may not work in unison?
Describe the four types of responsibility centers, including the characteristics of each.
(a) What is a master budget? What are some of the underlying budgets that form the master budget? What is the budgeting process at your organization? Is it effective? Why or why not? (b)What is the difference between external and internal pricing? What factors must be considered when setting internal transfer pricing between
Question 1) You have been asked by your CEO to recruit for a new position: corporate ethics officer. Prepare a job description for this new position. In the job description, make sure to discuss the role the ethics officer will play in the company as well as the qualifications this individual must hold. Question 2) What is wh
Create a code of ethics for an organization of your choice. For each point in the code of ethics, describe an ethical dilemma that would be resolved using the code of ethics.
Ethics and the IT Auditor: Jill Mathews, an IT audit senior for a global insurance company, was recently asked to perform an IT audit of the company's new cloud computing and virtualization migration plan. Her Manager asks that she perform the audit in the next four weeks. She is not familiar with these new technologies, an
Compare and contrast the two common principles that can be used to guide companies and marketing managers on issues of ethics and social responsibility.
To what extent have computers destroyed our ability to do mental arithmetic? Should elementary children be allowed to use calculators and computers to do math? What are the advantages and disadvantages of such an approach?
Why CEO's are responsible for the failure of the company? What is he and isn't he responsible for? Examples of CEO failure and the impact it had on the company. What should he do during hard times for his company? - An outline for the report for this case study - A short writeup of the role a CEO has in his company. What is
Elizabeth Buchanan on virtual research ethics, write a summary of this interview and add your thoughts on how this affects the business research process.
Why and how are ethics an issue for a knowledge worker information system? Explain your rationale.
1) You are the Assistant human resource manager for Proctor and Gamble. One of your tasks is to monitor the e-mail of all employees. You have discovered an e-mail that you would consider "sexual harassment," which was sent from one employee to another. What specific action steps would you take in this situation? What are your e
Do you agree that ethics differ from culture to culture? Add that rules do not make a person a ethical or not ethical?
The net income of Steinbach & Sons, a department store, decreased sharply during 2014. Mort Steinbach, manager of the store, anticipates the need for a bank loan in 2015. Late in 2014, Steinbach instructs the store's accountant to record a $2,000 sale of furniture to the Steinbach family, even though the goods will not be shippe
Unfortunately, in recent times, we have seen a number of examples of unethical behavior in organizations, often tied to the organization's handling of finances. In this question, discuss ethical issues facing the top leadership or financial managers in today's corporate environment regarding their approach to the financial matte
The board of directors of Xiaping Trading Company is meeting to discuss the past year's results before releasing financial statements to the bank. The discussion includes this exchange: Wai Lee, company owner: "This has not been a good year! Revenue is down and expenses are way up. If we are not careful, we will report a loss
1) Are the ethical issues Wal-Mart faces really any different from other larger retailers? 2) Wal- Mart officials have stated that they dont feel women are interested in mamgement positions at the company. Do you agree or disagree? 3) Wal-Mart is continually criticized for its health-care policy. Is this really an ethical
Describe in depth the advantages and disadvantages of online pharmacies. What ethical dilemmas do they pose? Would you consider purchasing medications from an online pharmacy?
Assume you are the ethics officer for a waste management company. The CEO has asked you for a memorandum addressing the major concerns the company should consider with regards to the environment. Create the memorandum. A "Green" Corporation Corporations are major entities in the world and hence have an enormous impact on th
Who is responsible for the training processes at your organization? Is this person also responsible for training needs assessment, design, implementation, and evaluation? Should they be? Why or why not.