b. Bernie Ebbers – I feel that Bernie was one of those individuals who didn’t mean to get caught up in the financial snares of corporate America. It sounds as if he started out with very noble intentions but quickly got wrapped up in living the life of a CEO. Bernie knew what was going on but chose to say nothing. His moral compass was focus so much on self fulfillment that he lost sight of the repercussion of what his actions would mean to those around him. c. Scott Sullivan – The fact that Mr. Sullivan asked Cynthia and team to hold off on reporting their findings and that he would take care of it next quarter leads me to believe he knew what was going on all along.
* * * * * * * * * * Coca Cola’s Strategic Plan SWOTT Analysis Part II * BUS 475 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Coca Cola’s Strategic Plan SWOTT Analysis Part II * In today’s business world strategic planning is very important. Proper strategic planning determines the success of a company’s future. A company develops a strategic plan by first performing a SWOTT analysis on the business. A SWOTT analysis is a situation analysis of an organizations internal strength, the weaknesses of the company, the external opportunities and threats of the company, and the trends of a company (Business Dictionary, 2011). The Coca Cola Company is successful because it performs a SWOTT analysis on the company to pinpoint the areas the company should focus on to improve the organization.
The law covers hiring, firing, promotions, job assignments, compensation, or any other condition relating to employment. Jane, who was hired by the company as head of the payroll department witnessed an unethical act that has an effect on her department as well as the other stakeholders in the company. She witnessed her boss, Eddie, who is the general manager of the company giving work tickets to Greg, his brother. These work tickets are for better, quicker jobs that will allow Greg to look better at his job then the other technicians. Jane has already heard Brad complementing Greg on how great of a job he is doing.
Ethical Perspectives - Cross-Cultural Perspectives Vina Baptiste ETH 316 March 4, 2013 G. Edward McCullough Ethical Perspectives - Cross-Cultural Perspectives The Global Company I chose to research as a global organization is PricewaterhouseCoopers, known in the United States as PwC. I will identify ethical perspectives in this global organization and compare the ethical perspectives across cultures that are involved in this global organization. This company delivers assistance in quality assurance, advisory services, and tax. The company consists of a network of firms that offer these services. This network thrives on helping large and small companies to reach independent strength by showing in many ways how to survive form business to cultural and ethical diversity.
Barbara and Ken know the services each client expects. I strongly agree with FIDA’s method because it is important to educate your workers on the external forces in the industry that can affect your business Another competitive advantage is that risk managers want to deal with agencies that will be in business over the long time. Most of the PI agencies fail each year is due to poor management, but Wilsons have the ability to run a successful business and attract risk
Berkshire Hathaway is a holding company; they own interest in companies as varied as Geico and GM to HH Brown Shoe Company (Links to Berkshire Hathaway Sub Companies, 2013). Ethics is a core competency of Berkshire Hathaway as much of the business model is reliant on a good reputation. “An ethical system that determines what is good or bad, right or wrong, and appropriate or inappropriate leads to a code of behavior based on those principles.” (Baack, 2012). Buffet offers the following example of a test to determine if a given action is ethical. In an interview with the dean of the college of business at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, his alma mater, Mr. Buffet outlined the following : The simple test of good ethics, is how would you feel about any act, if a reasonably intelligent, but unfriendly reporter were to write it up and put it in tomorrow’s paper for everyone to see.
CircleWorks Supplemental Case Study By: Amanda Moore Southern New Hampshire University Professor Mattie Wilson November 9, 2014 Due to the company’s history with being a leader in their market, I believe that a gain-sharing plan would be beneficial to the company. The company culture needs to be considered when making this decision. Even though the company has been successful within their market, they will need to consider ways to help improve their employee’s performance, while still promoting a team environment and consider ways to keep their employees happy so they do not consider leaving the company to work for a competitor. The company can utilize their previous year’s numbers to help determine the baseline for employees gain share amounts. “The typical Gainsharing organization measures performance and through a pre-determined formula shares the savings with all employees.
The brothers did not strive to entertain transient guests because their competitors were trying to do the exact same. La Quinta’s motto worked toward providing its guests with clean and comfortable rooms at affordable prices. La Quinta Inn was able to increase a substantial number of repeat guests by sticking to their policies and accommodating to business guest (Press, 2014). La Quinta Inn & Suites mission statement is At La Quinta, our purpose is to provide a refreshing and engaging environment that builds long-lasting, valuable relationships with employees, guests and owners. Together, our purpose and core values form the foundation of who we are and what we do (About Us: Our Company, 2015) One weakness of the La Quinta Inn and Suites is it limitations in the international market.
* Formalities and documents required for registering as a company * Types of corporate bodies and their characteristics (public and private companies) * Advise the best course of action 1.2. Terms of reference The purpose of this report is to advise Karl and Theo in which direction they should expand their business next. Karl and Theo are seeking advice on the different types of companies available and the legal responsibilities involved within the different entities. As stands currently Theo and Karl are currently trading as partners in a sole tradership, both men like and trust one another and they’re skill sets complement each other. They wish to expand although they are unsure in which direction and what each direction means.