Discussion for Week 8
This week we are covering materials in Chapter 9, pages 326–360, regarding workplace environment. Privacy is an important part of our daily lives. For example, as a student you should be aware of the Family Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), which is a federal law protecting school records. Another well-known federal privacy act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), protects your health information. It is obvious that a large number of individuals take for granted that their personal information will be safe and secure when doing business with small or large companies. However, over the past five years, security breaches have become a common occurrence.
There are rules and regulations that keep employee records, such as social security numbers, work evaluations and other pertinent information secure. All of these rules and regulations tend to benefit the employee or individual, but what about the company?
Let’s think for a moment about that. Should a company, regardless of size, be able to impose on its employees or customers policies regarding company privacy? Should a company have the right to regulate its employees’ activities on their off-the-clock time? Can an employee be held accountable for misrepresenting their employer on their personal social media accounts?
Your discussion post for this week is to provide your own opinion on the following questions.
Discussion for week 9
Insider trading is explained in Chapter 10, pages 368-373, as buying or selling stocks of businesses using information that comes from an inside person and is not known to the public. The buyer or seller may have information that would dramatically impact the price of stocks.
Please read the article https://www.golfdigest.com/story/phils-insider-trading-escape
For discussion this week, please share your opinion related to golfer Phil Mickleson’s apparent involvement in the Dean Foods insider trading. In your opinion, please explain if you feel Mickleson is guilty or not of insider trading. Please try to include some material from your textbook reading to help support your opinion. Do not include websites or other materials from sources other than your textbook.
Discussion for week 10
Job discrimination (Chapter 11, pages 401-433), is the topic for this week. We will explore areas such as disparity, affirmative action policies, bias wage systems, hostile work environments, sexual harassment, and many other job discrimination topics.
For this week’s discussion, I want you to think about the concept of comparable work for comparable pay. Most companies provide a job description that details the work involved for the positions, the expected experience and education needed to properly do the work, as well as the physical abilities needed to hold the positions. The applicant is well aware of the requirements needed and makes the decision to submit an application, cover letter, and resume.
Now here is where I would like your opinion on the hiring process and the determination of the wages to possibly avoid wage discrimination based on gender.
Respond to the following:
Discussion for week 1
Companies are expected to act ethically and to ensure their employees act ethically as well. However, we know the level of ethics expected is not always the same as the level of ethics in practice. Take a moment to share your thoughts on the following questions about ethics, in light of what you have learned in this course.
You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.Read more
Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.Read more
Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.Read more
Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.Read more
By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.Read more