WEEK 8 Assignment

Start by reading and following these instructions:

1. Quickly skim the questions or assignment below and the assignment rubric to help you focus.

2. Read the required chapter(s) of the textbook and any additional recommended resources. Some answers may require you to do additional research on the Internet or in other reference sources. Choose your sources carefully.

3. Consider the discussions and any insights gained from it.

4. Create your Assignment submission and be sure to cite your sources, use APA style as required, check your spelling.


Signature Assignment Title: Exploratory Essay

Signature Assignment Directions:   

Case Study approx. – 500 words

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Review issues 15, 18, and 20 from Taking Sides. Choose one issue to respond to. Which viewpoint do you side with? Why? Explain. Reference at least two outside resources that further support the viewpoint you side with.

PLANS Assignment – 1500 words

Identify an industry or business in which you are interested. This could be a career interest area or even an organization that could serve as the context for your Capstone Project (See PLANS Depot). Considering this industry or business, what are some of the ethical or corporate social responsibility (CSR) issues that you believe warrant greatest attention on the part of organizational leaders? Why are these issues important? What are some practical approaches that leaders might take to achieve more ethically responsible performance in these areas? Why haven’t leaders done this to date? Do you think higher performance in this area might produce higher profitability? Support your arguments.