BUSN 115 Discussions Week 3-2 Set

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BUSN 115 Discussions Week 3-2 Set
How does your attitude toward new products and new ideas influence your decision…

 

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BUSN 115 Discussions Week 3-2 Set

BUSN 115 Discussions Week 3-2 Set

All Students Posts 75 Pages 

Starting a Business – 4 Pages

What are the advantages of buying a business rather than starting one from scratch? What are the advantages and disadvantages of owning a franchise?

Early Adopters – 3 Pages

Do you consider yourself an early adopter when it comes to trying out new products or new fashions, or do you tend to take a wait-and-see attitude? How does your attitude toward new products and new ideas influence your decision making as a consumer?

Socially Responsible? – 35 Pages

Will there ever be a single set of international rules governing multinational companies? Why? Why not? In what way are United States businesses demanding socially responsible behavior from their international suppliers? Why is this important to discuss? Society is constantly redefining its expectations of business and now holds most enterprises to high behavioral standards. Companies must go beyond “doing well” – simply earning a profit – to “doing good” – living up to their social responsibility.

In a free enterprise system, as we discussed in Week 1, companies that fail to respond to their customers’ needs and demands soon go out of business. Today, customers are increasingly demanding that the companies they buy goods and services from be socially responsible.

Question: What is business’s responsibility to the following?

  1. a) Environment
  2. b) Employees
  3. c) Customers
  4. d) Investors
  5. e) Community

Is it a Matter of Ethics? – 33 Pages

An acquaintance of yours in your class has just asked you if he or she could copy a paper you wrote for another instructor last semester. Chances seem good that last semester’s instructor and your current course instructor don’t talk with one another much. Given that, what are your alternatives? What are the consequences of each? Would this situation have been easier to resolve if you had asked yourself the three ethical test questions listed in this week’s assigned chapter? Why? Why not?…