Unit Assignments;Unit II PowerPoint Presentation;You are a high level manager who has been asked to present a PowerPoint Presentation to your employees on the concepts of stakeholders and corporate social responsibility. Your PowerPoint Presentation must include the following;? What is a stakeholder?;? How does your business define stakeholder?;? Identify your stakeholders and what makes them stakeholders in your business:o The employee;oThe supplier;o The customers oThe government;oThe local community and society;? How does your business communicate with its stakeholders?;? Discuss corporate social responsibility in your business.;? Discuss the social issues facing your company.;The PowerPoint must contain a minimum of 15 slides. You can assume anything in developing the PowerPoint (person, place, time), and you can use your own employer, your own business, an actual business, or a fictitious organization. Make sure you identify your organization at the beginning of the slide show. Points will be deducted if you do not include a reference list. This can be the last slide in your PowerPoint, but make sure it includes all sources used: your textbook, websites, journal articles, etc.;Remember, if you paraphrase or quote words or ideas from your course textbook or other resources, you should cite your sources following the APA style citation guidelines.;PowerPoint contains a ?notes? feature where the presenter can insert notes under each slide. You can add notes to your PowerPoint presentation by clicking in the area titled ?Click to add notes.? This is located under each slide. Use this feature to add additional content that is not included in your slides.;Format: You are free to design your PowerPoint in any format that you see fit. This includes color scheme, font, layout,etc. However, the level of professionalism in your PowerPoint will affect your grade. Excessive use of clip art, sound effects, and animation is inappropriate in a professional/scientific presentation. You might want to review the following website for tips on creating PowerPoint presentations: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/powerpoint-help/tips-for-creating-and-delivering-an-effective-presentation-HA010207864.aspx.;Submit your PowerPoint assignment by uploading it through the "PowerPoint Assignment" link located in Unit II. Do not e-mail your paper directly to your professor.By uploading through Blackboard, your university record will automaticallybe updated to indicate you have submitted your paper and it will be provided to your professor for grading.;MBA 6301, Business Ethics;2;Unit III Case Study;Read Case Study 22, ?Wal-Mart: But We Do Give Them a 10 Percent Employee Discount.? Summarize the overall viewpoint of the author. Discuss ethical issues facing Wal-Mart dealing with, ?off-the-clock-work,? sexual discrimination, health benefits, the role of unions, the use of undocumented workers, as well as issues relating to child and labor laws. Review the Questions for Thought. Answer these four questions using the business ethics principles from the textbook.;Your discussion of the ethical issues facing Wal-Mart must be in paragraph form. However, your responses to the four Questions for Thought can be answered either in paragraph form or as a numbered list. There is no minimum word count requirement for this case study. You will be graded on your discussion of the ethical issues facing Wal-Mart and your responses to the questions.;Remember, if you paraphrase or quote words or ideas from your course textbook or other resources, you should cite your sources following the APA style citation guidelines.;To submit your completed Case Study upload it through the ?view/complete? link under the ?Unit III Case Study? link located in Unit III. Do not e-mail your paper directly to your professor. By using this link, your university record will automatically be updated to indicate you have submitted your paper and the paper will be provided to your professor for grading. Instructions for submitting your assignment can be found under the Case Study link in Unit III.;Unit VI Case Study;Read Case Study 20, ?Tyco: I?m Sure That It?s a Really Nice Shower Curtain.? Summarize the overall viewpoint of the author, and discuss the major issues presented in the case. Review the Questions for Thought. Answer these three questions using the business ethics principles from the textbook.;Your summary of the author?s viewpoint and your discussion of the major issues presented in the case must be in paragraph form. However, your responses to the three Questions for Thought can be answered either in paragraph form or as a numbered list. There is no minimum word count requirement for this case study. You will be graded on your summary of the author?s viewpoint, your discussion of the ethical issues facing Tyco, and your responses to the questions.;Remember, if you paraphrase or quote words or ideas from your course textbook or other resources, you should cite your sources following the APA style citation guidelines.;To submit your completed Case Study upload it through the ?view/complete? link under the ?Unit VI Case Study? link located in Unit VI. Do not e-mail your paper directly to your professor. By using this link, your university record will automatically be updated to indicate you have submitted your paper and the paper will be provided to your professor for grading. Instructions for submitting your assignment can be found under the Case Study link in Unit VI.;Unit VII Code of Ethics Assignment;Your task is to create an original Code of Ethics for your company or organization. You may also choose to create a;Code of Ethics for a fictitious company or organization if you prefer not to use your employer. Codes of conduct for military do not qualify for this assignment. In your company Code of Ethics, please include the following;? Guiding principles;? Purpose of the code;? Core values;? Training and education;? Definitions;? What employees it covers;? How it will be implemented/communicated;? How it will be enforced and reported;? Mission statement;? Other pertinent elements you feel necessary to have a comprehensive Code of Ethics;Please include a short introduction and background of the company/organization and a summary of the Code in your paper.;MBA 6301, Business Ethics;3;This assignment must be 6-8 pages in length. The title page and reference pages are not included in the required paper length. CSU requires that students use the APA format in writing course papers. Therefore, the APA rules for formatting, quoting, paraphrasing, citing, and listing of sources are to be followed. Your paper should contain at least three references in addition to the textbook and may include Internet sources, books, and professional journals or other pertinent resources. Do not copy or plagiarize others materials. Use references less than four years old.;Submit a comprehensive outline by e-mail to the professor for approval prior to initiating writing. Points can be deducted if your assignment is submitted without an approved outline.;To submit your completed Code of Ethics upload it through the ?view/complete? link under the ?Code of Ethics Assignment? link located in Unit VII. Do not e-mail your paper directly to your professor. By using this link, your university record will automatically be updated to indicate you have submitted your paper and the paper will be provided to your professor for grading. Instructions for submitting your assignment can be found under the Code of Ethics Assignment link in Unit VII.;Assessments;Unit I assessment;Question 1;20 out of 20 points;Correct;Review Table 2-1 in the textbook, which relates to the myths about business ethics (page 23). Select three myths, and discuss why they represent a general misunderstanding about business ethics.;Response Feedback: [None Given];Question 2;20 out of 20 points;Correct;List and discuss in depth the three teleological frameworks and the three deontological frameworks. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? Of these six frameworks, with which one do you most associate?;Question 3;20 out of 20 points;Correct;Review the ethical cycle (page19). Discuss a decision you have made (at home or in the workplace), and describe the steps of the cycle in relation to your decision making process. Now review the section on rationalizing unethical behaviors (page 25). What is the relationship between the ethical cycle and the three simple ethical tests used for business decisions?;Answer;Question 4;18 out of 20 points;Partial Credit;Examine the three simple tests identified by the Institute of Business Ethics (page 25). Use these tests, and discuss a decision you made dealing with ethics.;Question 5;18 out of 20 points;Partial Credit;Discuss the eight ethical principles in the Global Business Standards Codex. Using these principles, describe an example of a company that does follow one of these principles, and then describe an example of a company that does not follow one of these principles.;Unit IV assessment;Question 1;25 out of 25 points;Correct;Discuss the concept of environmental sustainability. Discuss the challenges to sustainability faced by developed, emerging, and survival economies. Do you think the ?green? movement is a fad, or is it here to stay?;Question 2;25 out of 25 points;Correct;What part should the government take in ensuring that corporations are environmentally ?friendly?? Fully discuss your answer.;Question 3;21 out of 25 points;Partial Credit;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 regard to the environment. Create the memorandum.;Question 4;21 out of 25 points;Partial Credit;What types of ethical issues are faced by those in the field of health care? What is the role of ethics in health care? Why are codes of ethics particularly important in the health care field? Why do you think the doctor-patient relationship is discussed in our textbook as an ethical issue?;Unit V assessment;Question 1;20 out of 25 points;Partial Credit;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 ethical responsibilities under these circumstances?;Question 2;20 out of 25 points;Partial Credit;Examine and discuss the types of computer and telephone monitoring systems being used in the workplace. What are the ethical issues involved with these type of monitoring systems? How does your workplace use a monitoring system? What are your personal feelings about monitoring employee's computer and telephone communication?;Question 3;20 out of 25 points;Partial Credit;Analyze in detail the five types of internet fraud. Please describe any personal experiences you have encountered with internet fraud? What are practical preventative measures to deter being a victim of internet fraud? Please be specific.;Question 4;20 out of 25 points;Partial Credit;There are numerous examples of ethical dilemmas dealing with the privacy of customers. As the textbook states, using cookies is a common way of monitoring preferences of customers and potential customers. Companies? websites gather and store information about its customers through cookies. Do you agree with this business practice? What are the benefits to the company, and what are the benefits and potential disadvantages to the customer?;Unit VIII assessment;Question 1;25 out of 25 points;Correct;What is whistle blowing, and why is it important to the study of business ethics? Provide details. Discuss the reasons why an employee would refrain from reporting potentially unethical behavior within his/her organization? Should a corporation establish an ethics hotline? Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of having one.;Question 2;25 out of 25 points;Correct;You have been asked by your CEO to recruit for a new position: corporate ethics officer. Prepare a job description (minimum 200 words) 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 3;45 out of 50 points;Partial Credit;You are a high level manager for a corporation that has recently expanded into the global market. You have been asked to manage an interdepartmental team that will help you to create a global ethics training program. Imagine that your team has very little, if any, experience with ethics training or international management. Create a memorandum to your team that explains the need for an ethics training program, the benefits of an ethics training program, and how the program will be implemented. Make sure to explain the key elements in a global ethics training program and the global cultural dimensions in detail.;Answer;Final Exam;Question 1;1.;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 this time, almost 5 million barrels of crude oil leaked into the Gulf. Marine and wildlife habitats were damaged, and tourism and fishing industries were crippled along the Gulf Coast. Fishing grounds, national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, and beaches across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida were threatened by the spill. The economy of this region was damaged by the spill. Many businesses were forced to close, and many people were left unemployed. The BP oil spill is considered an example of why many businesses and organizations need better corporate responsibility standards.;Write 300-400 words on the ethical issues surrounding the BP oil spill incident of 2010. The following questions can be used as guidelines for your essay, but it is not required that all of these questions are answered. You may use only your textbook as source material for your response. All source material must be referenced (Paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations). You may use the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA Style Guide) or the CSU Citation Guide for reference.;? Why is the BP oil spill considered a matter of corporate social responsibility?;? Discuss the BP oil spill in relation to business ethics.;? Which stakeholders were affected by the oil spill? How were these stakeholders affected?;? The natural environment is considered a stakeholder. What is BP?s responsibility to the environment?;? How will this crisis affect the way businesses create their strategic plans?;CSU MBA6301 all discussion;Unit 1 discussion;This discussion has 2 Parts;Part 1;Plagiarism is intentionally or unintentionally presenting the work of another as your own without giving credit to those whose ideas are being used. Many times, students commit plagiarism accidentally because they do not know strategies for avoiding it. Here are some helpful tips from Owl Purdue Writing Lab to incorporate as you are gathering data to prepare for writing a research paper;? In your notes, always mark someone else's words with a big Q, for quote, or use big quotation marks.;? Indicate in your notes which ideas are taken from sources with a big S, and which are your own insights (ME).;? When information comes from sources, record relevant documentation in your notes (book and article titles, URLs on the Web).;Completing these three bullets does require additional time, but in return, you will receive peace of mind in knowing that you have submitted original, authentic work free of plagiarized content.;Imagine you have just acquired this degree and have now secured a position in your desired place of employment. You have been assigned a very important project. After putting in over forty hours a week, plus extra time on weekends, you are finally ready to present your finished project to management. When you arrive at the presentation, you discover that one of your coworkers has already presented a project that is nearly a match for your own. You realize that your coworker has plagiarized, presented your work as their own. Considering the tips above, how would you defend your project as that of your original creation? After you have prepared this answer and considered this scenario, how do you feel APA citations prove useful and necessary in college coursework?;To answer this question, refer to the Academic Policies link in this course and click on Academic Integrity Policy. It is vital to analyze the discussion questions and provide thoroughly analysis. A simple statement will not do the job for critical analysis and logical flow.;PART 2:Introduce yourself to your fellow students and instructor. Share your college degree plans, briefly explaining what degree you are pursuing, why, and how you think taking this course will assist you in achieving your personal or professional goals in life.;Please affirm that you have read and will abide by the University?s Academic Integrity Violations (AIV) policy located in the course announcements. In your response, please type the word ?affirm.? You may also ask any questions that may concern you or discuss challenges you may face as a learner in your compliance with the University?s AIV policy.;Unit 2 discussion;Should every corporation have a corporate social responsibility program, or should it depend upon the industry? Does the company you work for have a social responsibility program?;Unit 3 discussion;Should the government regulate the pay of executives (including CEOs) of private corporations? Please state your arguments for and against regulation.;Unit 4 discussion;Discuss the concept of environmental justice. How is it important to a corporation?;Unit 5 discussion;Discuss an issue relating to ethics and information technology that you (or someone you know) has experienced in the workplace.;Unit 6 discussion;Discuss an experience you have had with ethical leadership. Discuss an experience you have had with unethical leadership.;Unit 7 discussion;What benefits do employees receive from a well developed and implemented code of ethics?;Unit 8 discussion;Did this course meet your expectations? What did you like the best about this course? What suggestions can you offer to improve this course?
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