BUS 340 GRAND CANYON ENTIRE COURSE

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Entire Course

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BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 1 Discussion 1

Some individuals apply different ethical standards to various parts of their lives. Is it possible to use one ethical model in all aspects of your life? What ethical model(s) do you follow? Discuss.

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 1 Discussion 2

Are constitutional protections for criminal matters overly broad or too narrow? How should we balance the interests of the victim versus the interests of the perpetrator? Discuss.

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 1

Many retailers have policies that instruct employees not to attempt to stop shoplifters. Some store owners fear false imprisonment lawsuits and possible injuries to workers that exceed the losses related to the stolen merchandise. Are these policies reasonable? Would you put one in place if you owner a retail store? Why?

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 2

Are constitutional protections for criminal matters overly broad or too narrow? How should we balance the interests of the victim versus the interests of the perpetrator? Discuss.

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 3 Discussion 1

Does your home state’s jurisdiction follow a contributory or comparative negligence theory? How does this impact the outcome of lawsuits?

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 3 Discussion 2

In what situations will a court impose a strict liability standard instead of a negligence standard? Provide a real world example of a strict liability case. Is imposing this standard fair? Are strict liability standards fair as a general rule?

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 4 Discussion 1

Can an individual enter into a contract without being aware of it and still be bound by its terms? Why or why not? Cite an example of a voidable contract.

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 4 Discussion 2

When you go to a department store and purchase an item, what have you done according to contract law? How does this affect the common consumer?

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 5 Discussion 1

Does the Statute of Frauds (a legal principle from the 1600s) still make sense in today’s commercial world? Why or why not?

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 5 Discussion 2

Discuss remedies for breach of contract. What is the proper calculation of damages?

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 6 Discussion 1

Should employers have the option of firing individuals for behavior that occurs outside of the workplace? Why or why not?

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 6 Discussion 2

In many countries, employers must show a valid cause before firing an employee. Should the United States have a similar law? Why or why not?

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 7 Discussion 1

Many television shows, movies, and songs can be downloaded for free on the Internet. Much of this material is copyrighted and was expensive to produce. Much of it is available for a fee through a legitimate site. Should you pay to download an episode of your favorite television show or a song, or is it acceptable to take it for free from a website? What is your ethical obligation?

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 7 Discussion 2

Is it necessary to register a trademark? What are the benefits to registering a trademark? What distinguishes a trademark from another symbol or group of words?

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 8 Discussion 1

What business concept would be appropriate for a sole proprietorship? A corporation? A limited liability company? If you were opening your dream business, what structure would you select? Why?

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 8 Discussion 2

What is a duty that managers owe to the corporation? Discuss an example of a positive method that the manager may uphold that duty. Provide an example of an act or omission that depicts a manager violating the duty.

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 1 Assignment

Details:

Answer one of the Essay Questions located at the end of chapters 1-4 in Introduction to Business Law. Answer one question for each chapter. Each fully developed response (250-400 words) should include the following:

A clear introduction and conclusion
A thorough statement of the problem
A thorough explanation of the solution to the problem
Identify the chapter and question number you are answering.

APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 2 Assignment

Details:

Access the GCU Library. Locate an academic article published within the last 3 years that addresses some aspect of business torts. Write a summary of 500-750 words that addresses the following questions:

Why is the author writing about the subject?
What is the thesis of the article?
What are the key points/facts presented in the article?
What are the conclusions and recommendations?
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 3 Benchmark Assignment

Details:

In this course, you will complete a two-part assignment in which you will analyze a company that has experienced an ethical crisis. Refer to the attached document for full project details. The final analysis will be due in Topic 8.

For this assignment, select a company from the following list:

Adelphia Communications Corporation

Arthur Andersen LLP

Coca-Cola Countrywide Financial

Galleon Group

Global Crossing Ltd.

ImClone Systems Inc.

Microsoft

Monsanto

Nike

Tyco International

WorldCom

If you would prefer to complete this assignment using another company that has experienced an ethical crisis but is not included in the list of suggested companies, you must first obtain approval from your instructor.

Research the business and the ethical crisis the company has faced. Write a background summary report of 1,000 to 1,500 words. Your report should accomplish the following:

Summarize relevant information regarding the business and its history.

Summarize the crisis. What stakeholders were involved? What actions did they take? What were the results of those actions?

Explain the legal and ethical issues surrounding the crisis.

Include a minimum of four academic citations.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

Students should receive instructor feedback on this assignment by Topic 4.

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 4 Assignment

Details:

Access the GCU Library. Locate an academic article published within the last 3 years that addresses some aspect of contracts. Write a summary of 500-750 words that addresses the following questions:

Why is the author writing about the subject?

What is the thesis of the article?

What are the key points/facts presented in the article?

What are the conclusions and recommendations?

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 5 Assignment

Details:

Answer one of the Essay Questions located at the end of chapters 11-13 in Introduction to Business Law. Answer one question for each chapter. Each fully developed response (250-400 words) should include the following:

A clear introduction and conclusion

A thorough statement of the problem

A thorough explanation of the solution to the problem

Identify the chapter and question number you are answering.

APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 6 Assignment

The Legal and Ethical Considerations of Marketing in America

Details:

Submit a 1,000-1,250-word paper that identifies and analyzes various elements, both legal and ethical, as they apply to marketing products and services in the United States.

Cite at least 2 references that support your concerns and explain how these concerns are being actively addressed.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the GCU APA Style Guide, located on the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 7 Assignment

Details:

Craft a hypothetical social media policy statement for a fictitious company. This policy statement of 500-750 words should consider the legal rights and ethical responsibilities of all stakeholders. Provide contextual background explaining why a social media policy is needed.

APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

BUS 340 Grand Canyon Week 8 Benchmark Assignment

Details:

Write a final analysis report of 2,000 to 2,500 words (including the content from Part 1 Week 3 Benchmark Assignment – Background). Incorporate relevant feedback from your instructor to revise the background portion of your report. Your analysis should addresses the following:

What elements in the company’s culture, the external environment, or other factors influenced the crisis?

What could the company have done to avoid the crisis in the first place?

How should the company have handled the crisis differently?

If the situation was handled well, what could other organizations learn from this company’s behavior?

Your final report should contain a minimum of six academic citations, including those submitted in Part 1 – Background.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.