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WEEK 1 CASE STUDY

WEEK 1 CASE STUDY

Please read Bloomberg Case in the News, Can a Bunch of Doctors Keep an $8 Billion Secret? Not on Twitter, page 127 in the textbook, and answer the corresponding questions (1-3) that follow it.

 

1. Do you think it was unethical that the attendees tweeted out information about the new drug and results of the study?  Why or Why not?
2. How have social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook changed the discussion about confidentiality and social responsibility?  Explain. 
3. Suppose you were the marketing director at a pharmaceutical company that had just received promising results about a new drug still in the development stage.  What ethical responsibilities do you have to keep the information confidential?

 

Assignment 2.2: Liberty Challenged in Nineteenth Century America Final Paper

Assignment 2.2: Liberty Challenged in Nineteenth Century America Final Paper

 

 You have already developed a thesis statement and an outline in which  you explored the peculiar institution known as slavery. Now you will  develop the final paper in which you explore your main points in detail.

 

Introduce your paper with your previously crafted thesis statement.

Describe two (2) outcomes of the 3/5ths Compromise, Missouri  Compromise of 1820, Compromise of 1850, Kansas-Nebraska Act, and the  Dred Scott Decision. Note: Be sure to provide two (2) outcomes for each legislation.

Suggest three (3) reasons why slavery was, and is, incompatible with our political and economic system.

List three to five (3-5) driving forces that led to the Civil War.

Use at least three (3) academic references besides or in addition to the textbook. Note: Wikipedia and other similar websites do not qualify as academic resources.Academic references please,only

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

 

This course requires use of Strayer Writing Standards  (SWS). The format is different than other Strayer University courses.  Please take a moment to review the SWS documentation for details.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

 

Recognize the main factors that led to America’s early development.

Identify and discuss the different ways that the heritages of  slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction have shaped America’s  history.

Summarize and discuss the ways that formal policies of government  have influenced the direction of historical and social development in  the United States.

Examine how changes in social and economic conditions and technology  can cause corresponding changes in the attitudes of the people and  policies of the government.

Specify ways that women and minorities have responded to challenges and made contributions to American culture.

Use technology and information resources to research issues in American History to 1865.

 

Write clearly and concisely about American History to 1865 using proper writing mechanics.

 

You will conduct Internet research about poverty in the United States and create a photo essay that depicts the economic struggles that many Americans are facing today

You will conduct Internet research about poverty in the United States and create a photo essay that depicts the economic struggles that many Americans are facing today

You will conduct Internet research about poverty in the United States and create a photo essay that depicts the economic struggles that many Americans are facing today. Your photo essay should have an organized theme, linking two photos in some way in the essay.

Theme ideas include a certain area or region (urban or rural), lost jobs, a personal story, the recession, immigration, economic impact of globalization, low-paying jobs, slums, kids and poverty, hunger, elderly and poverty, single parents and poverty, health care and poverty, drugs, or other social issues that may be associated with poverty. You are not limited to these ideas; you may pick any theme that you think depicts the economic struggles of Americans.

You will submit the following in one document:

1. Two photos that support one common social theme

2. Each photo must come from a different webpage, article, or source. In other words, do not find an article or photo essay online and copy both photos from that one source. The photos may be your own photos, photos found online, or a combination of both.

3. Provide a 100-word (minimum) description for each of the two photos that states what each of the photos represents.

4. The descriptions should educate the reader about the social theme you are presenting.

5. Provide a 150-word (minimum) summary of your photo theme and explain how social class as a social structure influences the opportunities or life chances for the individuals or individual in your photo essay.

6. Conclude with a statement of what you learned from this photo essay assignment.

Please make sure to cite the source of each photo and any other source materials used in this assignment.

 

 

You are the business owner of a local cleaning service, and you have been thinking about implementing a knowledge management system for your cleaning technicians, especially for those who troubleshoot and solve cleaning problems, such as removing certain carpet and water stains, addressing mold, and selecting the proper tools and products to use for other types of cleaning issues. You are thinking about this because there are times when some of your cleaning technicians know how to properly clean carpets and others do not. Providing a central knowledge repository could help share cleaning knowledge among your cleaning technicians.

 

Compose a paper that addresses the elements listed below.

 

· Explain the role of knowledge management systems.

· Explain what is meant by expert systems.

· Explain what is meant by content management systems.

· Discuss how the business in the selected scenario could benefit from an expert system and a content management system and provide two examples for each type of system.

You will conduct Internet research about poverty in the United States and create a photo essay that depicts the economic struggles that many Americans are facing today

You will conduct Internet research about poverty in the United States and create a photo essay that depicts the economic struggles that many Americans are facing today

You will conduct Internet research about poverty in the United States and create a photo essay that depicts the economic struggles that many Americans are facing today. Your photo essay should have an organized theme, linking two photos in some way in the essay.

Theme ideas include a certain area or region (urban or rural), lost jobs, a personal story, the recession, immigration, economic impact of globalization, low-paying jobs, slums, kids and poverty, hunger, elderly and poverty, single parents and poverty, health care and poverty, drugs, or other social issues that may be associated with poverty. You are not limited to these ideas; you may pick any theme that you think depicts the economic struggles of Americans.

You will submit the following in one document:

1. Two photos that support one common social theme

2. Each photo must come from a different webpage, article, or source. In other words, do not find an article or photo essay online and copy both photos from that one source. The photos may be your own photos, photos found online, or a combination of both.

3. Provide a 100-word (minimum) description for each of the two photos that states what each of the photos represents.

4. The descriptions should educate the reader about the social theme you are presenting.

5. Provide a 150-word (minimum) summary of your photo theme and explain how social class as a social structure influences the opportunities or life chances for the individuals or individual in your photo essay.

6. Conclude with a statement of what you learned from this photo essay assignment.

Please make sure to cite the source of each photo and any other source materials used in this assignment.

 

 

You are the business owner of a local cleaning service, and you have been thinking about implementing a knowledge management system for your cleaning technicians, especially for those who troubleshoot and solve cleaning problems, such as removing certain carpet and water stains, addressing mold, and selecting the proper tools and products to use for other types of cleaning issues. You are thinking about this because there are times when some of your cleaning technicians know how to properly clean carpets and others do not. Providing a central knowledge repository could help share cleaning knowledge among your cleaning technicians.

 

Compose a paper that addresses the elements listed below.

 

· Explain the role of knowledge management systems.

· Explain what is meant by expert systems.

· Explain what is meant by content management systems.

· Discuss how the business in the selected scenario could benefit from an expert system and a content management system and provide two examples for each type of system.

Describe the areas that are typically addressed in developing leaders

DISCUSSION QUESTION 6-2

 

MB661 Leadership and Motivation

 

Lesson 6: Leading Change and Leader Development

 

Upon completion of the Required Readings, write a thorough, well-planned narrative answer to the following discussion question. Rely on your Required Readings and the Lecture and Research Update for specific information to answer the discussion question, but turn to your original thoughts when asked to apply, evaluate, analyze, or synthesize the information. Your Discussion Question response should be both grammatically and mechanically correct, and formatted in the same fashion as the question itself. If there is a Part A, your response should identify a Part A, etc. In addition, you must appropriately cite all resources used in your responses and document in a bibliography using APA style. One page response.

 

Discussion Question 2 (50 points)

 

Describe the areas that are typically addressed in developing leaders. What are specific issues to consider when developing women and members of minority groups?

Assignment 1: Discussion—Discrimination in the Workplace

Assignment 1: Discussion—Discrimination in the Workplace

 

Laws covering discrimination in the workplace are well known and represent areas in which employers are at maximum risk of violation. One of the challenges is that while employers can structure their policies in an attempt to avoid violations, actions of employees are what often result in allegations. As responsible as employers try to be, they are always at some risk when it comes to claims of discrimination.

 

Tasks:

 

Click here to read a list of workplace issues.

 

Select two issues. For each selected issue, state whether the issue is a legal concern, an ethical concern, or both.

 

In addition, respond to the following questions for each selected issue:

 

Did discrimination occur, or is the policy or situation discriminatory according to the law?

 

Is there more than one way to interpret the issue on the basis of relevant legal standards?

 

How can the employer prevent such issues from occurring in the first place?

PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE

PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE

An extremely interesting model in Marketing is the Product Life Cycle and how the Marketing Components (Positioning, Targeting, Product Strategies, Price Strategies, Promotion Strategies and Distribution strategies) varies for each stage of the Product Life Cycle. 

1 – Could you select a product of your choice and describe how the Marketing Components would change for each one of the six stages of the Product Life Cycle (Introduction, Growth, Maturity, Decline, Termination)?

2 – What have you learned from this exercise?

Discuss whether or not you are happy with the work that Congress has done in the past few years

Discuss whether or not you are happy with the work that Congress has done in the past few years

For this discussion, complete the following:On the United States House of Representatives Web site, find representative Lynn Stucky. Write a one-paragraph biography of this representative.

Choose a recent policy topic, and discuss what your representative has done or stated about said topic.Be sure to summarize or paraphrase this information in your own words; do not cut and paste from the Internet.

 

Discuss whether or not you are happy with the work that Congress has done in the past few years. Are you happy with this representative? Provide at least one reason why or why not. Use specific examples to support your reasoning.

Identify and describe three of the roles that a president must play during his or her tenure in office

Identify and describe three of the roles that a president must play during his or her tenure in office

The president of the United States must perform a multi-task job, taking on many roles. For this discussion, complete the following:Identify and describe three of the roles that a president must play during his or her tenure in office (for example, commander-in-chief).

Looking closely at the presidencies of George W. Bush and Barack Obama, provide one specific example from each man’s presidency in which he fulfilled a role as president in a successful manner and one example where his effectiveness was an issue.

The Electoral College

The Electoral College

If you have not yet done so, watch the 2009 debate about the Electoral College on C-Span’s Washington Journal. The video of the debate is linked in this unit’s study and in Resources for this assignment. Using other academically credible sources, write a 500–700-word paper in which you complete the following:

1. Define the Electoral College.

2. Describe the role of the Electoral College in the election of the president and vice president of the United States.

3. Take a position on whether the Electoral College should be abolished in favor of a direct popular vote. Defend your position using two specific arguments.

 

 

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