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Strayer Law500 week 1 assignment




Question;Click the link above to;submit this assignment.;Students, please view the "Submit a Clickable Rubric Assignment;video in the Student Center.;Instructors, training on how to grade is within the Instructor Center.;Assignment 1: Whistleblowing and Sarbanes-Oxley Due;Week 3 and worth 100 points;Use the Internet or Strayer Library to research instances of whistleblowing in;publicly traded companies within the last 12 months.;Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you;Describe the key characteristics of a whistleblower, and briefly summarize one;(1) researched instance of whistleblowing in one (1) publicly traded company;within the last 12 months. Include the details of the issue that the;whistleblower reported and the effect of the whistleblower?s actions on both;the whistleblower himself and the company.;Decide whether or not the whistleblower was justified in reporting the;company?s actions. Provide a rationale for your response.;Examine the extent to which the whistleblower would be protected under the;Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Justify your response.;Use at least two (2) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia is;not an acceptable reference and proprietary Websites do not qualify as academic;resources.;Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements;Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch;margins on all sides, citations and references must follow APA or;school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional;instructions.;Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student?s;name, the professor?s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and;the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.;The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are;Determine the underlying causes for passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and;determine protections afforded to whistleblowers.;Use technology and information resources to research issues in law, ethics, and;corporate governance.;Write clearly and concisely about law, ethics, and corporate governance using;proper writing mechanics.;Click here to view the grading rubric for this assignment.


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