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Advertising and Value System & Ethics

Can someone please help me with these questions? The response must be in one decent paragraph each. Thanks for your help.

1. Got RED Tape? Interestingly, you may have heard that term applied to excessive governmental paperwork or requirements. (The term is derived from England where official documents once were bound with red tape. If you were encountering a lot of red tape, you were probably dealing with the government's bureaucracy.) Governments make a tremendous amount of law that impacts businesses. This begs the questions: How involved should the government be in business interests? What should the relationship be between the government and business?

2. Frequently, as business managers we are faced with the mandate to offer services more efficiently and inexpensively, effectively to "do more with less." At the government level, the bureaucracy created for delivering services could be referred to as the "fourth branch of government." From an ideological perspective, this movement is characterized as privatization of government services. Discuss an example of how privatization of a current government service could positively or negatively affect business operations and managerial decision-making.

3. What are your thoughts on preferential hiring? Is still necessary in the workplace and our schools or is it an outdated model for promoting diversity and equality? Defend your answer.

4. Explain how the nature of the employer-employee relationship helps to determine the extent of privacy in the workplace. For example, can an employer ask for your facebook password as part of the hiring process (Blumenthal, 2012) - feel free to use your own example.

5. Describe the difference between developed and developing markets. Do you think it impacts advertising strategies? Explain.

6. Discuss the challenges organizations face in developing ads for international marketplaces.

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1. Got RED Tape? Interestingly, you may have heard that term applied to excessive governmental paperwork or requirements. (The term is derived from England where official documents once were bound with red tape. If you were encountering a lot of red tape, you were probably dealing with the government's bureaucracy.) Governments make a tremendous amount of law that impacts businesses. This begs the questions: How involved should the government be in business interests? What should the relationship be between the government and business?

Government should be as limited as possible in business interests. Ayn Rand's model of a state run society is becoming more and more real. The Wall Street Journal ran an article called, 'How America Lost Its Way' that pointed out the "total number of days has increased by 18% to 433" (Ferguson, 2013) to carry out simple tasks like start a business, pay taxes, or register a property in America. The United States was one of only 20 countries that the level of "red tape" has gone up. "Red tape" is a colloquium for inefficient government, which leads to corruption. "Red tape" tends to be less friendly to business, thus causing entrepreneurs to choose to go elsewhere with their ideas. The government has turned into a watchdog, protector and enforcer. Instead, there should be a greater emphasis on caveat emptor, with those who behave ethically rewarded with continued business and increased sales. Government should not be involved in a relationship with business. While this seems ludicrous, consider back to simpler times when the market governed business, dictating success and failure based upon the legitimacy of the offer and skill of execution. There would be drawbacks to this system but at the end of the day, it would be much preferable than the pervasive government oversight that is currently involved in business.

2. Frequently, as business managers we are faced with the mandate to offer services more efficiently and inexpensively, effectively to "do more with less." At the government level, the bureaucracy created for delivering services could be referred to as the "fourth branch of government." From an ideological perspective, this movement is characterized as privatization of government services. Discuss ...

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This solution discusses how involved government should be in business interests and what the relationship should be between the government and business. It also discusses the privatization of government business. It also discusses preferential hiring, privacy in the workplace, the difference between developed and developing countries, and the challenges of developing ads in the international marketplace. Includes APA references.

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