ETH/321 Ethical and Legal Topics in Business

ETH/321 Write a paper of 700- to 1,050-words in which you discuss the roles of law and courts in today's business environment.     ETH/321 Write a paper of 700- to 1,050-words in which you discuss the roles of law and courts in today's business environment.

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ETH/321 THE ROLE AND FUNCTIONS OF LAW
ETH321 THE ROLE AND FUNCTIONS OF LAW
Write a paper of 700- to 1,050-words in which you discuss the roles of law and courts in today's business environment.

ETH/321 Week 1

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The Role and Functions of Law

Paper #1 = 926 words!

Paper #2 = 1,031 words!

Write a paper of 700- to 1,050-words in which you discuss the roles of law and courts in today's business environment.

  • Differentiate the federal court structure with your state's court structure.
  • Discuss the concept of judicial review.
  • Explain how laws or regulations affect your present job or industry.
  • Describe various forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and discuss how this is different from the court system.
  • Properly cite to at least three peer-reviewed references.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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Week 1 Discussion Questions with 3 Alternative Answers for each Question!

NOTE: Class questions change depending on which Instructor you have, so these questions below may not match exactly.

 

Supporting Activity: Theories of Ethics

What are the philosophical constructs of ethics?  In other words, what are some of the theories about right and wrong used by philosophers to discuss ethics?  Give examples.  How do these relate to business?

 

Supporting Activity: What is ADR?

Class, what is ADR?  What is it "alternative" to?  Define the following forms of ADR:

Mediation

Arbitration

Have you ever been involved with either type of ADR?

ETH/321 MITIGATING RISK IN YOUR BUSINESS
ETH/321 BUSINESS TORTS AND ETHICS PRESENTATION
ETH321 BUSINESS TORTS AND ETHICS UOP NEW 2016 TUTORIALS
You are a small business owner and you recently opened a restaurant in a newly renovated area of your hometown.
One of your co-owners recently asked you what your risk mitigation plan was and you didn't have an answer so you did some research on the subject.

ETH/321 Week 2

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Torts and Ethics Presentation

Option #1: 12 Slides with Speaker Notes!

Option #2: 12 Slides with Speaker Notes!

Create an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft PowerPoint presentation in which your team members include the following:

      • Summarize the key points of the Business Torts and Ethics Individual assignment.

      • Defend your collective findings and conclusions.

      • Discuss the different types of torts that may arise in a business situation.

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Business Torts and Ethics Paper

Option#1 Word Count: 918 words!

Option#2 Word Count: 882 words!

Option #3 Word Count: 889 words!

You own University Heights Apartments, a business that rents primarily to students. One evening, your tenant Sharon is attacked by an intruder who forces the lock on the sliding glass door of her ground-floor apartment. Sharon's screams attract the attention of Darryl, your resident manager, who comes to Sharon's aid. Together, Darryl and Sharon drive the intruder off, but not before they both are badly cut by the intruder.
Write a paper of 700- to 1,050-words answering the questions posed by
this scenario.

     • Is the intruder liable for what he has done? Why or why not?

     • Do you have legal responsibilities to Sharon and Darryl? Why or why not?

     • Do you have ethical responsibilities to Sharon and Darryl? Explain.
     • If there are ethical responsibilities, what are they?

     • What should you do to prevent or mitigate such risks?

Cite to at least four scholarly references.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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CAREER CONNECTION: Mitigating Risk in Your Business

You are a small business owner and you recently opened a restaurant in a newly renovated area of your hometown.
One of your co-owners recently asked you what your risk mitigation plan was and you didn't have an answer so you did some research on the subject.

Answer the following questions in a 200- to 350-word response:    

     • What is a risk mitigation plan?

     • In the restaurant industry, what are some of the areas of concern?    

     • How might this be different for another type of small business?
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Week 2 Discussion Questions with 3 Alternative Answers for each Question!

NOTE: Class questions change depending on which Instructor you have, so these questions below may not match exactly.

 

Supporting Activity: Types of IP

What are the 4 types of IP?   Name them and give some examples.

 

Supporting Activity: Negligence and Causation 
Let's discuss this idea of legal cause.  Consider causation in light of these facts: Mrs. Pfasgraff is standing next to a large scale in a railroad station.  Unbeknownst to her down on the railroad platform two railroad employees are negligently assisting a man with a brown paper bag onto a moving train.  Because the railroad employees= negligence, the man trips and falls and the bag lands on the tracks.  When the bag lands on the tracks it is run over by the train and explodes violently...

 

ETH/321 TEAM DISPUTE RESOLUTION CLAUSE IP DRAFTING PAPER
ETH/321 LEARNING TEAM INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CLAUSE DRAFTING PAPER 2016
ETH321 BUSINESS FORMS WORKSHEET WEEK 3 UOP TUTORIAL
Draft a contract clause regarding one of the following topics:  Resolution Clause OR Intellectual Property (IP) Clause regarding ownership of IP

ETH/321 Week 3

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Contract Clause & Intellectual Property Drafting Paper

Option #1-Dispute Resolution Clause Drafting paper - Word Count: 1,046 words

Option #2-Intellectual Property Clause Drafting paper - Word Count: 990 words

Option #3-Dispute Resolution Clause Drafting paper-Word Count: 1,386 words!

Draft a contract clause regarding one of the following topics:

     • Dispute Resolution Clause OR

     • Intellectual Property (IP) Clause regarding ownership of IP

Write a paper of 700- to 1,050-words in which you explain the following:

     • Explain any legal issues regarding your selected clause

     • How your contract clause can be applied in a business managerial setting for either

        a personal, real, or IP dispute or an IP property clause regarding either owner of IP or

        trade secrets.

     • In the event the contract was breached, what might be the best possible remedies

         for this and why?

Cite at least 3 scholarly references.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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Business Forms Worksheet

Option #1 Word Count: 343 words!

Option #2 Word Count: 673 words!

Complete the Business Forms Worksheet.
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CAREER CONNECTION: Negotiating Your Salary

You have been interviewing for a new job and the company contacts you to make a job offer. The offer is good, but slightly below what you were hoping for the starting salary. 
Select an organization at which you would like to work.
Research your selected organization.
Research "salary negotiation" using the University of Phoenix Library or a search engine.
Research employer sites such as Glassdoor.com®, salary.com®, GuideStar.org® (for Not-for-Profit organizations), and so on for salary information.
Answer the following questions in a 100- to 200-word response: 

     • What are some good reasons to negotiate your salary? 

     • How would you go about negotiating your salary after you have received a

         job offer? 

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Week 3 Discussion Questions with 3 Alternative Answers for each Question!

NOTE: Class questions change depending on which Instructor you have, so these questions below may not match exactly.

 

Supporting Activity: Elements of a Contract

What requirements are necessary for the creation of a contract?  Define each element.
What types of contract require a writing to be enforceable under the Statute of Frauds?


Supporting Activity: C-Corps -- S-Corps

What are C-Corps and S-Corps? Compare and Contrast.

Types of Entities

Class, consider the following business entities:
      Sole proprietorship
      Partnership
      LLC
      Corporation
What are some of the important advantages and disadvantages of each type?

 

ETH/321 WEEK 4 SARBANES-OXLEY AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE PAPER UOP 2016 NEW TUTORIALS
ETH/321 LEARNING TEAM ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES PRESENATION 2016 NEW UOP TUTORIALS
Visit the websites of any three state or federal administrative agencies

ETH/321 Week 4

 

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Administrative Agencies Presentation
**3 Presentations Included with Speaker Notes!**
Visit the websites of any three state or federal administrative agencies: for example National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Federal Communication Commission (FCC), and others.

Create an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft PowerPoint presentation with detailed speaker notes in which the team includes the following:

   • An explanation of the role and function of each of the three agencies and

       how this affects businesses.

   • One significant regulation that each agency enforces.

   • An explanation of how these regulations create compliance
requirements for businesses.

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Sarbanes-Oxley and Corporate Governance Paper

**THREE (3) OPTIONS INCLUDED**

Option #1 Word Count: 1,058 words!

Option #2 Word Count:   860 words!

Option #3 Word Count: 1,007 words!

Option #4 Word Count: 1,048 words!

Read "Case 15.3 Free Enterprise Fund v. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board" in Ch. 15 of the text.
Write a paper of 700- to 1,050-words in which you answer the following:

     • If auditing of financial statements is required for the protection of public investors, should not all PCAOB members be taken from the investment community that uses audited financial statements? Why or why not?

    • How does the decision in this case impact the validity of the Board and other provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act?

Cite at least 3 peer-reviewed sources.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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Week 4 Discussion Questions with 3 Alternative Answers for each Question!

NOTE: Class questions change depending on which Instructor you have, so these questions below may not match exactly.

 

Supporting Activity: Commerce Clause

When can states regulate commerce?   When are states preempted from regulating commerce?  Explain the term "Dormant Commerce Clause.

 

Supporting Activity: Sherman Anti-Trust Act

Class, what are the provisions of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act?  How do these impact business today, and do believe anti-trust is as important to business today as it has been in the past? Why or why not?

 

ETH/321 WEEK 5 FINAL EXAM 2016 NEW UOP ETH321 ETH 321
ETH/321 LEARNING TEAM EMPLOYMENT LAW CASE BRIEF AND PRESENTATION UOP 2016 NEW TUTORIALS
ETH/321 WEEK 5 INDIVIDUAL DISCRIMINATION AND EMPLOYMENT LAWS 2016 NEW UOP TUTORIALS

ETH/321 - Week 5

 

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Employment Law Case Brief and Presentation
Read "The IRAC method of case study analysis" found in the Week 5 Electronic Reserve Readings.

Select one legal case from the following list and discuss the case with
your Learning Team.

*Includes 3 Case Briefs written in the IRAC Method for:

     • Case 20.1 Thompson v. North American Stainless, LP

     • Case 21.3 Staub v. Proctor Hospital

     • Case 21.2 Kasten v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp.

*Includes 3 Case Brief PowerPoint presentations with Speaker Notes

     • Case 20.1 Thompson v. North American Stainless, LP

     • Case 21.3 Staub v. Proctor Hospital

     • Case 21.2 Kasten v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp.

 

Write a case brief using the IRAC method.

Create an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft PowerPoint presentation in which your team members summarize how the legal concepts in the selected case can be applied within a business managerial setting.

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Discrimination and Employment Laws

Includes 2 Full Essays on Discrimination and Employment Laws

     • Option#1 Word Count: 890 words

     • Option#2 Word Count: 1,229 words

     • Option #3 Word Count: 923 words

Write paper of 700- to 1,050-words in which you analyze the sexual harassment issues presented in scenario.

     • Analyze each of the elements of this case: the applicable defenses and the basis for

         the court's ruling.

     • Analyze the possible liability in this case if the sexual harasser(s) were an independent

        contractor versus an employee.

Cite to at least three peer-reviewed sources.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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Supporting Activity: Disparate Treatment/Disparate Impact

Class, define the terms

      • Disparate Treatment
      • Disparate Impact

Why are these important when a company is trying to comply with the law?

 

Supporting Activity: Employment at Will

What is employment at will? What are the exceptions to employment at will, and provide an example of each

 

CAREER CONNECTION: Legal Aspects of Job Interviews

You are looking for a job and have been contacted for an interview.  You have been preparing for the interview so you can make a good impression.  However, you also want to understand more about what to expect in the interview, including things an employer should avoid asking you.
Research the legal aspects of job interviews using the University of Phoenix Library or by looking up information using a search engine.
Answer the following questions in a 100- to 200-word post: 

      • What are some the key areas that employers should avoid when interviewing you?

     • What are some of the potential legal repercussions if an employer asks questions they should not? 

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Final Exam (Includes Correct Answers)

1. Civil enforcement powers regarding federal antitrust matters belong to _______.

2. Which of the following is true of tort law?

3. Fred takes Betty to dinner at a very expensive and exclusive restaurant. The menu does not mention prices. The server takes their order and both Betty and Fred enjoy the meal immensely. When the bill comes, Fred refuses to pay because the menu had no prices and because he and the server never engaged in language indicating and offer and acceptance. The server said, “Are you ready to order?” and when Fred said “Yes,” the server merely asked “What may I get you tonight?” Which of the following is true? 

4. Which of the following statements is true of the WARN Act?

5. _____________ jurisprudence supports the idea that law can and should change to meet new developments in society. 

6. Which of the following is true of the assumption of risks during delivery of goods? 

7. A 911 emergency response service needs operators who are bilingual in English and Spanish. A few applicants of Spanish origin are rejected due to poor English-speaking skills. They file a complaint on the grounds of discrimination based on nationality. Their complaint is squashed. Here, the defense of the federal government is on the grounds of _______.

8. Article 6 of the Treaty on European Union, called the Maastricht Treaty, states the EU is founded on:

9. Interpreting Congressional intent, which of the following is never a bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ)?

10. Ethical formalists maintain that:

11. The classification of crime is based on ________.

12. Which of the following issues of administrative agencies relates to the substantive outcome of agencies’ rule-making and adjudicating authority? 

13. Which of the following is true of the use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques?

14. The crucial issue with the continuity factor of a business’s organizational form is _______.

15. The ___________ holds that contracts or conspiracies in restraint are illegal only if they constitute undue or unreasonable restraints of trade and that only unreasonable attempts to monopolize are covered by the Sherman Act. 

16. Interest-based negotiations are superior to position-based negotiations because:

17. The determination that a crime has been committed and that evidence is sufficient to warrant the accused standing trial is known as:

18. Which of the following is true under the regulations of interstate commerce?

19. Finishing the construction of a home two days after the contract called for completion (no injury occurs) most likely will be considered _______. 

20. Frequent, abusive, threatening phone calls by creditors are most likely to provoke the basis for a claim of _____________.

21. Which of the following is true of a violation of trade secrets’ rights?

22. Which of the following states that parties to a written contract may not introduce oral evidence to change written terms? 

23. In a(n) ___________, the shareholders are taxed only on income distributed.

24. ____________ is a court created rule that limits when courts can review administrative decisions

25. An employee at-will can be fired for which of the following?

26. The ideas and philosophies that explain the origin of law and its justification are called:

27. Federal law and business leaders alike favor ____________ as a means of governing private business ethics.

28. Which of the following is true in cases where only one party drafts the contracts that contain terms that appear vague and ambiguous to the other party? 

29. Myra offers to sell her home to Hanna for “about $100,000 plus closing costs.”  Hanna accepts Myra’s offer, but later a dispute arises concerning the precise dollar amount of the purchase price. How will a court resolve this dispute?  

30. Hillward Bakers has been using a blue HB logo with a baker’s hat on the HB since their inception ten years ago. Hobart Bakers, a newly opened bakery and confectionary chain, has used the same logo. Hillward has not registered its logo, but it chooses to sue Hobart anyway. Which of the following is true of this case?