Also, your company was asked for donations of day old products by the food bank. Your management declined and chose to throw the products away. Management worries over lost revenue due to fraud and stealing by employees who might say they were donating food. In doing my evaluation of the given facts, I see areas in your company that could be improved in regards to the attitude toward social responsibility. Economic: maximizing stockholders wealth and value In regards to evaluating your company on their attitude toward economic social responsibility, I have found that your company has made some good moves, although there could be some improvements made in this area.
The next best thing is to make an example out of a famous person like Martha. Martha Stewart’s unethical practice caused her company to slump. Martha Stewart made several false statements. On February 4, 2002 Martha Stewart stated that at the time when ImClone Systems was trading at approximately 74 dollars per share. Stewart and Peter decided she would sell her shares for 60 dollars per share.
The equilibrium price for Shelly pies is $6.00 per pie with a production of 4000 pies a month. In considering Mrs. Acres dilemma, if she continues to maintain production levels and raise her prices, she risk the chance of not selling as many pies as she previously sold causing her to have a surplus in supply. One reason the pies has sold so well was because of the demand for quality pies and the price being low. If she changes her price to a higher level, Mrs.
BIS 155 Lab 6 of 7: Day Care Center Purchase here http://chosecourses.com/BIS%20155/bis-155-lab-6-of-7-day-care-center Product Description Your friend, Jane Morales, is considering opening a Day Care Center. She has started compiling her assumptions and putting together an Income Statement. She has determined that she must make at least $75,000 profit per year in order to start the business. She has asked you to analyze her Income Statement and help her determine whether it is viable for her to start this business. You have agreed to help her complete her Income Statement and to perform What-If analysis to help her look at her potential profitability.
Goal Definition: Advise Management on the various options regarding the outsourcing contract and the decision to proceed with JAFAR contract. Quantitative Analysis: • Exhibit 1 shows the effects of the external procurement of CTR1 units. Accepting the outsourcing contract was overall unfavorable to Seagull as it is costing the company $600K per year. • Exhibit 2 shows the net income effect if the outsourcing contract is cancelled or modified. Reducing the order to 2 000 units is the most financially favorable option for the company as a whole.
ESTI: Ethical Situations in Business – Task 1 * Part A After evaluating Company Q’s current attitude toward social responsibility in my opinion is that Company Q has a negative attitude. Changing the negative attitude towards social responsibility into a positive one could have a positive effect on Company Q. The company seems to be driven by profit because of the two stores being in high crime rate areas and obviously lost revenue. Management’s idea towards this type of loss seems to be to take the easy way out and close the stores that are not making any profit instead of finding solutions to help resolve the issues. When Company Q finally started offering better quality and more health conscience and organic food options after years of their customers requesting that they do so.
In this case study she did not act in the appropriate manner and lost the company tremendous profit against this return, by not complying with the “customer is always right” and obliging with his request to receive a full refund and an apology. Instead, she missed the mark in her objective to settle the return process with a win-win outcome and lost the business a profit. The objective is to maintain customer loyalty with the return process. The most effective marketing tool is word of mouth if Sara’s interaction with the custom is unpleasant, the customer could speak to friends and families about his or her negative experience at the retail location and give the establishment a bad name. With the social media taking on such a huge role in marketing, the customers could blog or post his or her negative experience with the retail establishment and hinder his or her future profit.
Due to the fact that Asian and other foreign textile manufacturers have been exported aggressively and consumer preferences are requiring higher-quality products with minimum defects, like other firms, Aurora tends to produce small amount of yarns produced with minimal period and provide to customized markets. Consequently, Aurora had decreased significantly its costs by reducing $3.9 million of SG&A expenses since 2000 and it was one reason of increasing operating profit and net earnings in 2002. Unfortunately, Aurora’s returned amount from retailers had been increased and the proportion of sales return of Aurora’s one plant named the Hunter reached 1.5% in 2002; thus, the firm’s income has not risen well. Figure 1 illustrates Aurora’s financial ratios by calculating given financial information through Exhibits 1, 2, and 6. The first, the company’s liquidity ratios-current ratio and quick ratio-had been increased smoothly for these four years.
Chapter 39: The Stalemated Seventies A. Describe the economic situation going into the 1970s- The baby boom generation would be making less money than their parents but as the economic growth crested, the American spirit gave an unaccustomed sense of limits. I. Sources of Stagnation A. List a few reasons economists speculate could be the cause of the slump in productivity increasing presence in the work force of women and teens (had lower skills, less likely to take full time jobs),declining investment in new machinery, general shift of American economy from manufacturing to services B.
Changing Attitudes For much of the nineteenth century, most people believed that people were poor because they wasted their money. By 1900, public opinion was changing. People realised that poverty could be caused by many factors. They also felt that the government should give some help to the poor instead of leaving it all to charity. Social Reformers This attitude change was partly down to the work of social reformers.