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Unit 1 Assignment: Business Ethics and the Changing Environment (BUS340 Business Ethics)

Open Posted By: highheaven1 Date: 03/05/2021 High School Coursework Writing

You will use this first writing assignment to address situations where ethical conflicts may exist in business situations and to consider strategies to address the conflict. Business misconduct, corporate ethics, and cyberbullying are compelling, present issues. 

Refer to the attached document for assignment details and grading rubric.  An APA Template is also attached.

Category: Engineering & Sciences Subjects: Biology Deadline: 12 Hours Budget: $150 - $300 Pages: 3-6 Pages (Medium Assignment)

Attachment 1

Due Date: 11:59 pm EST Sunday of Unit 1 Points: 100 Overview: You will use this first writing assignment to address situations where ethical conflicts may exist in business situations and to consider strategies to address the conflict. Business misconduct, corporate ethics, and cyberbullying are compelling, present issues. Instructions: Choose one of the following three assignment options for your essay: 1. The five most frequent types of business misconduct are as follows: misuse of

company time; abusive behavior; lying to employees; company resource abuse; and violating company Internet use policies. Choose two of these five and discuss the implications of the misconduct from at least three stakeholders’ perspectives. Cite Weiss in your response and incorporate one other reference you locate in the Post University library or online source into your essay.

2. Your boss has asked you to write an essay on the topic “Why Ethics Matter in Business” to be published in the corporate newsletter. Prepare your essay incorporating points from Weiss in your response in addition to one other reference source you locate in the Post University library or online source.

3. Read Case Study 2, “Cyberbullying: Who’s to Blame and What Can Be Done?” Write an essay in which you first provide a 200-250 word summary of the case study using your own words. Then respond to questions 2, 3, 4 and 5 on page 47. Cite Weiss in your response and incorporate one other reference you locate in the Post University library or online source into your essay. Your submission should be written as an essay and should not include the questions in your response.

Provide a clear introduction, organized body paragraphs, and a conclusion.

BUS340 – Business Ethics

Business Ethics and the Changing Environment

Requirements:

• A Word document, written in third person with no use of first person “I.” • 2-3 pages, excluding the Title and Reference page. • APA format, including in-text citations for referenced works. • Two resources cited, the textbook by Weiss and one additional source.

Be sure to read the criteria by which your work will be evaluated before you write and again after you write.

Evaluation Rubric for Business Ethics and the Changing Environment Assignment

CRITERIA Deficient Needs Improvement

Proficient Exemplary

(0-26 Points) (27-35 Points) (36-44 Points) (45 Points) Content Does not

respond to the writing prompt, addressing each of the required elements in an academic voice.

Somewhat responds to the writing prompt, addressing each of the required elements in an academic voice.

Mostly responds to the writing prompt, addressing each of the required elements in an academic voice.

Responds fully to the writing prompt, addressing each of the required elements in an academic voice.

(0-5 points) (6-7 points) (8-9 points) (10 points) Summary and Paraphrase

Does not rely on summary and paraphrase to demonstrate understanding; significantly more than 10% is direct quote.

Somewhat relies on summary and paraphrase to demonstrate understanding; more than 10% is direct quote.

Mostly relies on summary and paraphrase to demonstrate understanding; slightly more than 10% is direct quote.

Relies on summary and paraphrase to demonstrate understanding; no more than 10% of the submission is direct quote.

Resources 0-1 resource. 1 resource. 1-2 resources may include Weiss.

2 resources, including Weiss.

Page Count Less than 1 page.

1 page. 2 pages. 3 pages.

(0-14 points) (15-19 points) (20-24 points) (25 points) Clear and Professional Writing and APA Format

Errors impede professional presentation; guidelines not followed.

Significant errors that do not impede professional presentation.

Few errors that do not impede professional presentation.

Writing and format are clear, professional, APA compliant, and error free.