Introduction/Background In today’s society, the realities of the virtual world and the real world have merged. With increasing innovations in technology, the virtual world has become the new and popular space to conduct businesses, network and even dating. Some people are even getting married online, using websites such as Second Life to do so. Technology can impact real world relationships, both negatively and positively, and the divide between the virtual world and the real world is narrowing. Understanding how to best use both the real world and the virtual landscape could help strengthen our current relationships, whilst paving the way for new ones.
It is an essential tool for communication, advertising and business. This is particularly true for Gen Y, but I am going to show you how social networking use differs between generations. I am going to focus on how social networks have improved the quality of life for people all over the world who have been able to re-connect by simply typing ones personal details into a search engine, fall in love through an online dating site or help families and friends living long distances stay in touch on a more interpersonal level than a phone call or letter could provide. But I will also be showing how it can have a negative impact on ones life by becoming engrossed even isolated by social networking, how it can play a hand in relationships falling apart and the dangers it can involve, also how social networks and advertising are influencing a younger generation to become more materialistic, sexualised and narcissistic. Social networking is a necessity in todays society, key for communication throughout all generations, even the technologically savvy grandmother isn't that hard to come across these days, and while one generation uses these sites with a wealth of life experience and maturity the other is combating growing up thinking they are grown up.
Shades of Grey: The Case of Folole Muliaga Michael Thompson Northcentral University Shades of Grey: The Case of Folole Muliaga Ethical dilemmas occurs daily within corporations and their employees promoting the organization and its employees to react quickly. Sometimes the decision an employee chooses can affect more than corporation. A good example an ethical employee dilemma would be the case concerning Folole Muliaga and Mercury Energy organization. Therefore, after some reflection on the consequences and outcome of Mercury Energy case, the situation surrounding this case exhibit some surprising results in the outcome and consequences. The bigger question after reviewing the case of Folole Muliaga, was did Mercury Energy did something illegal or not?
An effort has been made to collect, organize synthesis and analysis various preand post print literature. Finally, literature has surmised along with authors own experience onsocial networking. Findings: The study found that social networks are playing pivotal role in connecting peopleand reducing the barriers of time, resources and space for business meetings, learning andsharing information. It also come out that the use of social networking is good for all but on theother hand when it looses the control it may prove perilous. Some of important suggestions/tipshave been prepared based on review of literature and authors own experience, these tips willhelp the users of social network to avoid the risk involved on these networks.
Controversy at Flex Kendra Torbet MGT 626 Tiffin University New companies have a tremendous burden placed on their shoulders at the time of opening but if the company can introduce themselves at a time when the industry is new and immature it can enhance their overall performance. However, when the industry begins to be overrun with more and more players, it can increase the tensions to perform the competitors over. Many times with increase tensions to perform well, it can drive the company to make risky and sometimes unethical decisions. Corporate governance has an enormous impact on how companies are run, and all companies want to make the best decisions for the stakeholders of the company. However, sometimes the right decision in one person’s mind is far from the best decision to make.
Many times the bad situations that may arise do not happen on purpose and the effects that they have on the consumer may be short lived. In other cases unethical behavior is very hazardous to the consumer as a result of the corporation wanting to make a profit. “A written code of conduct is more likely to influence behavior when both formal and informal leaders throughout
b) Explain (using examples where possible), how the leader you have chosen demonstrates or exemplifies each concept. c) Explain (using examples where possible), how situational factors of leadership (levels of management; stages of the business life cycle) have, or might impact your chosen business and business leader. d) Describe the link between leadership and the strategic direction of your chosen organization. Use examples where possible. Answers a) The business today I chose to speak on for Leadership presentation is British High Commission (BHC), New Delhi, India.
The situation was immensely challenging, because disobeying a request from the “manager” could lead to acts of retaliation. After careful consideration and analysis, it was evident that upholding my personal values were more important than my job. I strongly believed the negative effects of my actions would outweigh any amount of good deeds done for the organization in the past. Most often, these types of situations are the norm in many
Fraud and Risk Fraud is a serious crime that affects individuals and groups differently. Whether it is a small organization or a large firm, fraud remains a relevant risk to the success of a company. Fraud that is uncovered within a company can often indicate the end of that organization's existence, which means that companies have to take special care to protect themselves as well as the many employees who depend on them everyday for survival. The advent of fraudulent cases where individuals within organizations take advantage of a company's profits through technology or other means has created an increasing important need for companies to invest in fraud risk assessments, which helps to protect the company and its members. Cases like Enron, Madoff and other fraud cases have left companies vulnerable regarding how to resolve potential problems that may be related to fraud.
Final Project Ethical Dilemma Nestlé’s Unfair Labor Practices Professor: Andrew Davis Name: Daniela Martínez Jiménez ID: A00396100 Due Date: May 3rd, 2012 Nestlé’s unfair labor practices: an ethical issue In the latest years globalization has helped international business through opening barriers to free trade and creating new markets. This fact has led international managers to take actions on issues of ethical behavior, social responsibility and environmental protection around the world. However, there are still some multinational enterprises that had taken questionable decisions or practices, which violate some ethical and moral principles. There are many cases in which companies are involved in a conflict in which they have to decide between two moral choices. This is known as an ethical dilemma in which it seems to be that both choices are right but every time you choose one, the other side is affected.