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Choose 3 products you might be interested in purchasing that are sold on the Int

Choose 3 products you might be interested in purchasing that are sold on the Internet.
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Week 6 – Assignment: Assess a Contemporary Ethical Dilemma Hide Folde

Week 6 – Assignment: Assess a Contemporary Ethical Dilemma
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Each year, researchers identify top ethical and moral issues in that year’s current workplace. Some common items on this list include harassment, bullying, employee theft, and violating company Internet policies. The current challenges in the workforce include tension and strained relationships resulting from politically charged and social justice issues around the world, particularly in the United States. Ethical issues and dilemmas surface due to inappropriate or nonstandard behavior. This behavior ranges from sarcasm and emotional outbursts and could have dangerous results (Franklin & Guerber, 2020). One needs only to watch or read today’s trending news for graphic details on what is going on in the U.S. and around the world. Largely, these issues fall under the category of civility. Leadership decisions can be tricky, at best, particularly when the leader rejects the behavior but empathizes with the offender.
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As a member of your organization’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) task force, one of your team leaders has approached you for advice on an incident of violence between two members of her team. The altercation occurred when Joseph overheard Max use a derogatory term when blaming Lu Ming (an employee of Chinese descent), for his daughter’s illness, because of a virus that was suspected to have originated in China. Joseph pushed Max out of anger over Max’s insensitivity toward Lu. Although the team leader feels empathy for Joseph and his reaction to Max’s disrespect toward Lu, she must address this issue for the sake of unity within the team.
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Using any real-life global organisation of your choice, present a critical analy

Using any real-life global organisation of your choice, present a critical analysis of how the fourth industrial revolution (4IR/ Industry 4.0) and artificial intelligence (AI) may alter its strategy and how it pursues a strategic advantage.

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Instructions For this assignment, you will create a PowerPoint presentation

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For this assignment, you will create a PowerPoint presentation prescribing a human resource and technology change map. Your goal is to assess human resource recruitment, onboarding, performance review, learning and development, and relationship management as they relate to deploying a new customer relationship management (CRM) software for either Walmart or Amazon. You will focus specifically on employees working in a global customer support call center with one domestic and two international locations. For each element of the human resource phase, noted above, you may consider employee qualifications, abilities, education, and evaluation.
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Since this is a significant change for an organization, you should address how appropriate Human Resource management practices can address this disruptive change. Your recommendations should address how the recommended solutions will help your selected organization to use the new CRM to reach its strategic goals better as they relate to the corporate mission and vision.
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Molineux, J. (2013). Enabling organizational cultural change using systemic strategic human resource management – a longitudinal case study. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 24(8), 1588–1612. https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2012.723022
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INTRODUCTION Leadership is often defined as the ability to influence people. An

INTRODUCTION
Leadership is often defined as the ability to influence people. An effective ethical leader guides an organization and its employees to accomplish organizational goals. In the same vein, an unethical leader can guide an organization and its employees to act unethically, harming both the organization and the stakeholders. Being a leader is an exploration, a reflection, and a test of your leadership values. Seeking understanding of how you resolve ethical dilemmas, taking inventory of where an ethical weakness may lie, and examining the traits of an ethical leader helps you define, shape, and apply an ethical decision-making framework, while also taking into consideration all stakeholders who may be affected by your decisions.
For this task, you will respond to an ethical situation as well as analyze the results of the Ethical Lens Inventory (ELI), which should be completed in the course. This task focuses on you as a leader by helping you to define, refine, and test your ethical boundaries through self-reflection and analysis.
SCENARIO
You are a sales representative for a medical device company that manufactures artificial joints. Your company has developed an artificial knee joint that is less expensive than the competition and will dramatically reduce healing time for patients. However, it is also known to produce a serious and potentially lethal infection in a small percentage of patients. The company refuses to disclose this potential side effect. You feel you have a duty to divulge this issue, but you signed a nondisclosure agreement when you were hired and worry about possible repercussions.
REQUIREMENTS
Your submission must be your original work. No more than a combined total of 30% of the submission and no more than a 10% match to any one individual source can be directly quoted or closely paraphrased from sources, even if cited correctly. The similarity report that is provided when you submit your task can be used as a guide.
You must use the rubric to direct the creation of your submission because it provides detailed criteria that will be used to evaluate your work. Each requirement below may be evaluated by more than one rubric aspect. The rubric aspect titles may contain hyperlinks to relevant portions of the course.
Write an essay (suggested length of 6–8 pages) in which you do the following:

A. Select a nonfictional leader who you feel has exhibited exemplary ethical conduct and do the following:
1. Discuss two ethical traits your chosen leader has demonstrated.
2. Explain how your chosen leader has exhibited ethical conduct.

Note: The chosen leader can be someone you know personally or someone famous.

B. Compare the deontological and consequentialist perspectives and how each perspective would approach the dilemma from the scenario.

C. Identify and explain which level of cognitive moral development (i.e., preconventional, conventional, or postconventional) is represented in the scenario for each of the following questions:
• Which action would most likely serve the greater good in society?
• If I reveal this information, will I get into trouble and possibly even lose my job?
• Which action best aligns with my long-held belief in the principle of justice?
• What do the laws say, and what would a law-abiding citizen do?
• If I keep quiet, will I get some sort of reward?

D. Reflect on your Ethical Lens Inventory (ELI) by doing the following:
1. Explain your preferred ethical lens, relevant to the ELI.
a. Analyze whether you have the same preferred lens in different settings (e.g., work, personal, social).
2. Explain one of your primary values and one classical virtue from the ELI.

Note: If you are a Center Perspective, choose any primary value.

a. Compare your primary value from part D2 with one of your own self-identified or personal values. Then compare your classical virtue from part D2 with a different self-identified or personal value.

Note: Examples of personal values can be found in the attached “Clarifying Your Values” chart.

3. Describe one of the following from your ELI:
• blind spot
• risk
• double standard
• vice
a. Discuss two steps you can take to mitigate the blind spot, risk, double standard, or vice described in part D3 in order to make better ethical decisions in the future.
4. Discuss how the information from your ELI could be applied to an ethical situation in the workplace.

E. Submit a copy of the PDF file with the results from your ELI as a separate document.
F. Acknowledge sources, using in-text citations and references, for content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized.

G. Demonstrate professional communication in the content and presentation of your submission.

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INTRODUCTION As a leader in your organization, it is vital that you are familiar

INTRODUCTION
As a leader in your organization, it is vital that you are familiar with the laws that regulate your industry. Sparked by the dramatic corporate and accounting scandals of Enron, Arthur Andersen, Adelphia, and WorldCom, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act was implemented in 2002 in an effort to restore confidence in the stock markets. Sarbanes-Oxley represents the most important securities legislation since the original federal securities laws of the 1930s as it increased governmental regulation and oversight of publicly traded companies and established protections for whistleblowers. The False Claims Act and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act provide a financial incentive for those who blow the whistle to report fraudulent activity within their organization.
In this task, you will select and analyze an established company’s code of ethics, analyze how an employee would raise an ethical concern within an organization, and consider current laws with respect to whistleblowers.
SCENARIO
You are an experienced ethics officer who has recently been hired by an established company. You have been tasked with analyzing the company’s current code of ethics and identifying areas in need of improvement.
REQUIREMENTS
Your submission must be your original work. No more than a combined total of 30% of the submission and no more than a 10% match to any one individual source can be directly quoted or closely paraphrased from sources, even if cited correctly. The similarity report that is provided when you submit your task can be used as a guide.
Prepare a report (suggested length of 6–8 pages) in which you do the following:

A. Choose a company’s code of ethics from the Web Links section below and analyze that company’s code of ethics by doing the following:

Note: Links to the code of ethics for the companies can be found in the Web Links section. The code of ethics is only used for section A. You must choose a code of ethics from one of the following companies:
• BP
• Comcast
• Deloitte
• Tenet
• Mayo Clinic
• Oracle
• PepsiCo
• Synnex
• Target
• Walmart
• Wells Fargo

1. Analyze how well the chosen company’s code of ethics covers the topic of corporate social responsibility (CSR).
2. Analyze how well the chosen company’s code of ethics covers the topic of compliance with legal mandates.
a. Describe the ramifications for an organization when it is noncompliant with legal mandates.
b. Describe two policies the chosen company has in their code of ethics to ensure employees behave legally and/or ethically.
3. Analyze how well the chosen company’s code of ethics facilitates the development of an ethical culture.
4. Identify three resources available to employees to use when raising an ethical concern and discuss which resource you would most likely use to report an ethical concern.

B. Discuss three factors an employee might consider before deciding to report unethical conduct observed at work.
1. Describe three internal steps (i.e., inside the company) an employee could take if they decide to report or blow the whistle on misconduct or unethical behavior in the workplace.
2. Describe two possible external actions (i.e., outside the company) an employee can take to report or blow the whistle on misconduct or unethical behavior in the workplace.

C. Analyze one advantage and one disadvantage of paying whistleblowers. Base your analysis on one of the following laws:
• False Claims Act
• Dodd-Frank Wall Street and Consumer Protection Act

D. Analyze the changes that organizations have made based on the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines.
1. Discuss three culpability factors that are used to determine fines under the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines.

E. Acknowledge sources, using in-text citations and references, for content that is quoted, paraphrased or summarized.

F. Demonstrate professional communication in the content and presentation of your submission.

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INTRODUCTION As an organizational leader, one of your primary roles is establish

INTRODUCTION
As an organizational leader, one of your primary roles is establishing programs and policies that ensure the organization operates under ethical considerations and legal mandates. This responsibility includes informing employees of the organization’s code of ethics, communicating the code of ethics, providing training, and ensuring that operational aspects are administered in a legal and ethical manner.
You will assume the role of a leader and decide what strategies you will use to develop a strong organizational ethical climate. In your position as a leader, you will need to identify primary and secondary stakeholders and satisfy their concerns, understand the organization’s ethical standing, and develop an ethics training program.
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You are a business manager of Paradigm Toys, a publicly held company that is a retailer and manufacturer of children’s toys. The board of directors has asked you to conduct an ethics audit of the company and report to the board if you find the need for ethics training.
REQUIREMENTS
Prepare a report (suggested length of 6–8 pages) for Paradigm Toys in which you do the following:

A. Discuss the purpose of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in an organization.
1. Identify one primary and one secondary stakeholder that influence Paradigm Toys.
2. Analyze how Paradigm Toys can meet their CSR for the primary and secondary stakeholders identified in part A1.

B. Reflect on the importance of ethical leadership by doing the following:
1. Explain why it is important for an organization to develop an ethical culture.
a. Discuss the role that Paradigm Toys’ leadership can play in fostering an ethical culture.
2. Explain the purpose of an ethics audit.
a. Discuss the value that an ethics audit could bring to Paradigm Toys.

C. Develop the ethical framework that you would use if you were faced with an ethical dilemma by doing the following:
1. Identify and analyze an ethical dilemma in a business setting. (An example of an ethical dilemma can be found in Task 1. The example in Task 1 cannot be submitted as the specific ethical dilemma response for this aspect.)
2. Evaluate two potential solutions to the ethical dilemma identified in part C1.
3. Explain which solution from part C2 you believe is the more ethical choice.

D. Create a proposal for implementing an ethics training program at Paradigm Toys by doing the following:
1. Identify three key topics that you would cover in your ethics training program.
a. Explain why you would include the three topics from part D1 in your training program.
2. Recommend a delivery method and justify why you believe it would be the most effective for the training program.

E. Acknowledge sources, using in-text citations and references, for content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized.

F. Demonstrate professional communication in the content and presentation of your submission.

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Review the following excerpts https://strategyr.blogspot.com/2016/06/the-global-

Review the following excerpts https://strategyr.blogspot.com/2016/06/the-global-market-for-surfing-is.html
Carefully consider the political, economic, and cultural challenges and benefits of global business. How should Sun City management address its planning, organizing, leading, and controlling functions to participate in the global market?
Write a three-paragraph essay of at least 300 words describing your advice for Sun City. Your essay must include three properly referenced and defined terms from Module 3 Learning Unit. For example, if you believe that Sun City should follow a standardization strategy, what implications would this have on management control? How does your plan address the potential for a global supply chain?
You are encouraged to use appropriate illustrations or charts to describe your plan. In addition to the module, you may also reference reliable and properly cited Internet resources. You may also draw from your personal work experience with appropriate exam

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This paper needs to be Harvard referenced and I have sent a photo of the assign

This paper needs to be Harvard referenced and I have sent a photo of the assign brief with what is required to be achieved