Laurie Gannon, Public Relations Director at Taco Bell Corporation is facing a crisis management situation after receiving word on a Friday that Taco Bell labeled taco shells sold and produced by Kraft Foods, Inc., is being manufactured with a genetically modified strain of corn unapproved for human consumption. Gannon must inform all affected parties before the story breaks the following Monday. Since the situation has the potential to impact the restaurant side and public image of the business, the contamination dilemma is deemed a crisis. Organizationally, a detailed written memo outlining presently known facts should be sent to corporate management at YUM Brands. The memo should request a set-timed conference call amongst decision makers to evaluate new information and answer questions.
As Julfikar Ali Manik, Steven Greenhouse and Jim Yardley note, "The PVH Corporation, the parent company of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger, and Tchibo, a German retailer, have endorsed a plan in which Western retailers would finance fire safety efforts and structural upgrades in Bangladeshi factories — although they first want other companies to sign on." Let's hope something good can come of the horrendous loss of life. Full Story: Western Firms Feel Pressure as Toll Rises in Bangladesh Published on Friday, April 26, 2013 in The New York Times Related links: The Bangladesh building collapse: This is what race-to-the-bottom global trade looks like Tags: Bangladesh, Dhaka, Disaster, Rana
8th grade ELA – February Writing Assignment Argumentative Essay Standard: ELACC8W2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content. In this section, you will read about the ongoing debate over the use of genetically modified (GM) food. What are the benefits and dangers of producing and consuming foods that have been genetically modified? You will write an argumentative essay in your own words supporting either side of the debate in which you argue for or against the use of GM food.
What is the purpose of the documentary? The purpose of the documentary is to breakdown the beginning of certain events after the 9/11 terrorist attacks through the views of oil and regions that are major oil plants. 3. What is the main message the director wants to get across to the audience? The main message the director wants to get across is a new point of view about the war and current U.S foreign policy.
VUT Task 3 by Brandon Moore for VUT2 Vulnerability Assessment To: Boss From: Brandon Moore Date: August 12, 2011 Subject: Intrusion Detection Needs Recently our organization was hit by a denial-of-service attack which resulted in the internet connection being slowed down to a point where it became unusable. This created a situation where the staff was unable to send insurance claims to the insurance companies. On top of the DoS attack, the firewall had been accessed remotely by a user who was able to gain administrator access and disabled the firewall rules which would have prevented this DoS attack. There are three critical points in this attack that would have been caught
In this case, how did IGR entities help to identify the problem(s), frame the options for the city manager, and ultimately help him create a workable plan of action of the affected site? In Public Administration Concepts and Cases, ‘Wichita Confronts Contamination’ by Susan Rosegrant resembled a striking similarly to PG&E in the movie Erin Brockovich (2000). Wichita contamination consisted of high concentrations of trichloroethene—chemical degreaser used to clean metal prior to painting (Rosegrant, 2000, pg. 138). With multiple private and public interests in collaboration for resolution, Wichita denied contamination as a serious health risk in the contamination fallout.
The saddest part of the Illinois mine disaster is that 111 lives have been altered forever in order for the government to be “politically correct” instead of doing what should have be done without even thinking of their own positions and how it would affect them. Considerations should have been taken into account on how the lives of the miners would be affected forever should an explosion took place. There were many that could have prevented the disaster on March 25, 1947. (Illinois Labor History Society, 2012) Scanlan could have taken a more proactive course of action and taken his reports to even a higher level of officials and government. He could not have let it rest that the mine was not safe.
Assignment 1: Summary Is the metadata programm a helpful method to prevent terror attacks? “The Whole Haystack” By Mattathias Schwartz In The New Yorker, a report called the “The Whole Haystack” by Matthathias Schwartz, issued on January 26, 2015 the author investigates why the metadata program was ineffective in preventing terrorist attacks as the recent massacre in Paris, the attack on Charlie Hebdo, the Boston marathon bombing in 2013, the 2008 attacks in Mumbai, the 7/7 London suicide bombings in 2005. In each of these cases, the author is claiming that the authorities did not have any previous information about it. Schwartz is showing how the authorities in the United States are daily collecting a lot of information from the U.S. citizens. However, this information could not prevent any terror activites yet.
TV Antenna Collapse This analysis tries to put a link between the TV Antenna Collapse and mainly the ethical codes. TV Antenna Collapse occurred on December 7, 1982. This 1800 feet television tower collapsed during the construction. Designs for lifting and installing ended with no problems; however, it was not the same for the final section. The last section had microwave baskets that were attached to the sides of the antenna.
Joshua Long 10/2/2011 English 101 “Informative Essay” Subject: “Chernobyl Disaster” Draft: 1.0 The Chernobyl disaster was a nuclear accident that occurred on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine (officially Ukrainian SSR), which was under the direct jurisdiction of the central Moscow's authorities. An explosion and fire released large quantities of radioactive contamination into the atmosphere, which spread over much of Western USSR and Europe. It is considered the worst nuclear power plant accident in history, and is one of only two classified as a level 7 event on the International Nuclear Event Scale (the other being the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster). The battle to contain the contamination and avert a greater catastrophe ultimately involved over 500,000 workers and cost an estimated 18 billion rubles, crippling the Soviet economy. The immediate aftermath of the reactor meltdown is seen here, this picture being taken a few days after the incident The battle to contain the contamination and avert a greater catastrophe ultimately involved over 500,000 workers and cost an estimated 18 billion rubles, crippling the Soviet economy.