What do you see as the organization’s greatest strength and greatest weakness globally relative to its sustainability practices?

Numerous class action suits have been filed against WalMart Stores, Inc. (WMT), the world’s largest retailer, for a myriad of reasons including employment discrimination, bribery, and more. In light of intense criticism of its business ethics and CSR practices, Walmart actively promotes its corporate ethics statement and sustainability practices.

Write a paper that analyzes Walmart from the perspective of a potential shareholder interested in investing:

  • First, read the company’s statement of purpose under Our Business. (Links to an external site.)
  • Then, read Global Ethics and Compliance (Links to an external site.).
  • Analyze the organization’s stock performance and financial history over the past five years on Bloomberg, Standard Poor’s, or another financial site.  Incorporate six sources into your paper.
    • At least two sources should be scholarly articles about Walmart or WalMart Stores, Inc., one of which must be about the firm’s international business.
    • At least two other sources should be articles from business (trade) publications about Walmart or WalMart Stores, Inc.
  • Evaluate the firm’s commitment to accomplishing its CSR goals globally based on the following:
    • From a stakeholder perspective, would you invest in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. stock? Defend your position using research.
    • What do you see as the organization’s greatest strength and greatest weakness globally relative to its sustainability practices? Defend your position using research.

Your well-written paper must adhere to the following parameters:

  • Be 4 pages in length, not including the title and reference pages.
  • Be supported by six references, with at least four scholarly references. Remember, you must support your thinking/opinions and prior knowledge with references; all facts must be supported; in-text references used throughout the assignment must be included in an APA-formatted reference list.
  • Review the grading rubric within this assignment for more detail on how this assignment will be graded.
  • Be formatted according to the CSU Global Writing Center (Links to an external site.).

Analyze the organization’s stock performance and financial history over the past five years on Bloomberg

Numerous class action suits have been filed against WalMart Stores, Inc. (WMT), the world’s largest retailer, for a myriad of reasons including employment discrimination, bribery, and more. In light of intense criticism of its business ethics and CSR practices, Walmart actively promotes its corporate ethics statement and sustainability practices.

Write a paper that analyzes Walmart from the perspective of a potential shareholder interested in investing:

  • First, read the company’s statement of purpose under Our Business. (Links to an external site.)
  • Then, read Global Ethics and Compliance (Links to an external site.).
  • Analyze the organization’s stock performance and financial history over the past five years on Bloomberg, Standard Poor’s, or another financial site.  Incorporate six sources into your paper.
    • At least two sources should be scholarly articles about Walmart or WalMart Stores, Inc., one of which must be about the firm’s international business.
    • At least two other sources should be articles from business (trade) publications about Walmart or WalMart Stores, Inc.
  • Evaluate the firm’s commitment to accomplishing its CSR goals globally based on the following:
    • From a stakeholder perspective, would you invest in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. stock? Defend your position using research.
    • What do you see as the organization’s greatest strength and greatest weakness globally relative to its sustainability practices? Defend your position using research.

Your well-written paper must adhere to the following parameters:

  • Be 4 pages in length, not including the title and reference pages.
  • Be supported by six references, with at least four scholarly references. Remember, you must support your thinking/opinions and prior knowledge with references; all facts must be supported; in-text references used throughout the assignment must be included in an APA-formatted reference list.
  • Review the grading rubric within this assignment for more detail on how this assignment will be graded.
  • Be formatted according to the CSU Global Writing Center (Links to an external site.).

Evaluate the firm’s commitment to accomplishing its CSR goals globally

Numerous class action suits have been filed against WalMart Stores, Inc. (WMT), the world’s largest retailer, for a myriad of reasons including employment discrimination, bribery, and more. In light of intense criticism of its business ethics and CSR practices, Walmart actively promotes its corporate ethics statement and sustainability practices.

Write a paper that analyzes Walmart from the perspective of a potential shareholder interested in investing:

  • First, read the company’s statement of purpose under Our Business. (Links to an external site.)
  • Then, read Global Ethics and Compliance (Links to an external site.).
  • Analyze the organization’s stock performance and financial history over the past five years on Bloomberg, Standard Poor’s, or another financial site.  Incorporate six sources into your paper.
    • At least two sources should be scholarly articles about Walmart or WalMart Stores, Inc., one of which must be about the firm’s international business.
    • At least two other sources should be articles from business (trade) publications about Walmart or WalMart Stores, Inc.
  • Evaluate the firm’s commitment to accomplishing its CSR goals globally based on the following:
    • From a stakeholder perspective, would you invest in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. stock? Defend your position using research.
    • What do you see as the organization’s greatest strength and greatest weakness globally relative to its sustainability practices? Defend your position using research.

Your well-written paper must adhere to the following parameters:

  • Be 4 pages in length, not including the title and reference pages.
  • Be supported by six references, with at least four scholarly references. Remember, you must support your thinking/opinions and prior knowledge with references; all facts must be supported; in-text references used throughout the assignment must be included in an APA-formatted reference list.
  • Review the grading rubric within this assignment for more detail on how this assignment will be graded.
  • Be formatted according to the CSU Global Writing Center (Links to an external site.).

Complete a 3–4-page employment application questionnaire asking you to analyze a personal management experience.

Complete a 3–4-page employment application questionnaire asking you to analyze a personal management experience.

The assessments in this course build upon one another and must be completed in the order presented. Are you a planner? One of the primary roles of a manager is to plan. Are you a natural planner? What makes a good planner? What goes into creating a solid plan? Do you have a career plan?

Assessment Instructions

Overview

In this assessment, you will complete an employment application questionnaire in which you analyze a personal management experience. The scenario presented here will be applicable to future assessments.

Preparation

Review the Atha Application Questionnaire [DOCX]. Use it and the scenario below to complete this assessment.

Scenario

Imagine that after exploring online job postings, you submitted an application and resume to Atha Corp for a management position. Atha markets its product—unique lighting products (wall, pendant, floor, table, and nightlights)—through a series of regional distributors and directly online.

A short time later you received the following e-mail.

Atha Corporation HR E-mail

Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in employment at Atha. We have received your application packet. The next step for candidates is to provide a narrative response to the questions in the attached document. Please return your completed document to me.

Once we receive your responses, we will review them and notify you of the next steps.

Good luck!

Sincerely,

Thomas Hardy

Human Resources Recruiter

Atha Corporation

Instructions

Respond to the scenario by completing the Atha Application Questionnaire [DOCX].

Additional Requirements

Your assessment should also meet the following requirements:

  • Format: Use the Atha Application Questionnaire document to complete this assessment.
  • Length: 3–4 pages, double-space lines.
  • Written communication:
    • Express your main points, arguments, and conclusions coherently.
    • Use correct grammar and mechanics.
    • Proofread your writing.

Competencies Measured

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment scoring guide criteria:

  • Competency 1: Analyze characteristics and behaviors of effective managers.
    • Analyze one’s own approach to management of a specified project or event.
    • Justify why chosen management characteristics are appropriate for a specified situation.
  • Competency 3: Communicate effectively and professionally.
    • Convey clear meaning in active voice, with minimal issues in grammar, usage, word choice, spelling, or mechanical errors.
    • Describe an instance where one was required to manage a group, team, or project.

Justify why chosen management characteristics are appropriate for a specified situation.

Complete a 3–4-page employment application questionnaire asking you to analyze a personal management experience.

The assessments in this course build upon one another and must be completed in the order presented. Are you a planner? One of the primary roles of a manager is to plan. Are you a natural planner? What makes a good planner? What goes into creating a solid plan? Do you have a career plan?

Assessment Instructions

Overview

In this assessment, you will complete an employment application questionnaire in which you analyze a personal management experience. The scenario presented here will be applicable to future assessments.

Preparation

Review the Atha Application Questionnaire [DOCX]. Use it and the scenario below to complete this assessment.

Scenario

Imagine that after exploring online job postings, you submitted an application and resume to Atha Corp for a management position. Atha markets its product—unique lighting products (wall, pendant, floor, table, and nightlights)—through a series of regional distributors and directly online.

A short time later you received the following e-mail.

Atha Corporation HR E-mail

Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in employment at Atha. We have received your application packet. The next step for candidates is to provide a narrative response to the questions in the attached document. Please return your completed document to me.

Once we receive your responses, we will review them and notify you of the next steps.

Good luck!

Sincerely,

Thomas Hardy

Human Resources Recruiter

Atha Corporation

Instructions

Respond to the scenario by completing the Atha Application Questionnaire [DOCX].

Additional Requirements

Your assessment should also meet the following requirements:

  • Format: Use the Atha Application Questionnaire document to complete this assessment.
  • Length: 3–4 pages, double-space lines.
  • Written communication:
    • Express your main points, arguments, and conclusions coherently.
    • Use correct grammar and mechanics.
    • Proofread your writing.

Competencies Measured

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment scoring guide criteria:

  • Competency 1: Analyze characteristics and behaviors of effective managers.
    • Analyze one’s own approach to management of a specified project or event.
    • Justify why chosen management characteristics are appropriate for a specified situation.
  • Competency 3: Communicate effectively and professionally.
    • Convey clear meaning in active voice, with minimal issues in grammar, usage, word choice, spelling, or mechanical errors.
    • Describe an instance where one was required to manage a group, team, or project.

Analyze characteristics and behaviors of effective managers.

Complete a 3–4-page employment application questionnaire asking you to analyze a personal management experience.

The assessments in this course build upon one another and must be completed in the order presented. Are you a planner? One of the primary roles of a manager is to plan. Are you a natural planner? What makes a good planner? What goes into creating a solid plan? Do you have a career plan?

Assessment Instructions

Overview

In this assessment, you will complete an employment application questionnaire in which you analyze a personal management experience. The scenario presented here will be applicable to future assessments.

Preparation

Review the Atha Application Questionnaire [DOCX]. Use it and the scenario below to complete this assessment.

Scenario

Imagine that after exploring online job postings, you submitted an application and resume to Atha Corp for a management position. Atha markets its product—unique lighting products (wall, pendant, floor, table, and nightlights)—through a series of regional distributors and directly online.

A short time later you received the following e-mail.

Atha Corporation HR E-mail

Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in employment at Atha. We have received your application packet. The next step for candidates is to provide a narrative response to the questions in the attached document. Please return your completed document to me.

Once we receive your responses, we will review them and notify you of the next steps.

Good luck!

Sincerely,

Thomas Hardy

Human Resources Recruiter

Atha Corporation

Instructions

Respond to the scenario by completing the Atha Application Questionnaire [DOCX].

Additional Requirements

Your assessment should also meet the following requirements:

  • Format: Use the Atha Application Questionnaire document to complete this assessment.
  • Length: 3–4 pages, double-space lines.
  • Written communication:
    • Express your main points, arguments, and conclusions coherently.
    • Use correct grammar and mechanics.
    • Proofread your writing.

Competencies Measured

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment scoring guide criteria:

  • Competency 1: Analyze characteristics and behaviors of effective managers.
    • Analyze one’s own approach to management of a specified project or event.
    • Justify why chosen management characteristics are appropriate for a specified situation.
  • Competency 3: Communicate effectively and professionally.
    • Convey clear meaning in active voice, with minimal issues in grammar, usage, word choice, spelling, or mechanical errors.
    • Describe an instance where one was required to manage a group, team, or project.

Describe how the ethics topic could be incorporated into your organization or an organization that you are familiar with.

Describe how the ethics topic could be incorporated into your organization or an organization that you are familiar with.

Discussion 1 : Discuss an ethical dilemma that you are aware of in an organization.  Describe how the ethical dilemma  was an ethical trap. Evaluate how the ethical dilemma and the ethical trap could have been avoided.

Your response must be a minimum of 300 words.

Discussion 2: described scenarios of various organizations. Choose one of the ethics topics: integrity as a governing ethic, emphasizing core values, building shared aspirations, or defining right action.

  • Summarize the information shared in the article for your chosen topic.
  • Describe how the ethics topic could be incorporated into your organization or an organization that you are familiar with.

Your response must be a minimum of 300 words.

Evaluate how the ethical dilemma and the ethical trap could have been avoided.

Evaluate how the ethical dilemma and the ethical trap could have been avoided.

Discussion 1 : Discuss an ethical dilemma that you are aware of in an organization.  Describe how the ethical dilemma  was an ethical trap. Evaluate how the ethical dilemma and the ethical trap could have been avoided.

Your response must be a minimum of 300 words.

Discussion 2: described scenarios of various organizations. Choose one of the ethics topics: integrity as a governing ethic, emphasizing core values, building shared aspirations, or defining right action.

  • Summarize the information shared in the article for your chosen topic.
  • Describe how the ethics topic could be incorporated into your organization or an organization that you are familiar with.

Your response must be a minimum of 300 words.

Describe how the ethical dilemma  was an ethical trap.

Discussion 1 : Discuss an ethical dilemma that you are aware of in an organization.  Describe how the ethical dilemma  was an ethical trap. Evaluate how the ethical dilemma and the ethical trap could have been avoided.

Your response must be a minimum of 300 words.

Discussion 2: described scenarios of various organizations. Choose one of the ethics topics: integrity as a governing ethic, emphasizing core values, building shared aspirations, or defining right action.

  • Summarize the information shared in the article for your chosen topic.
  • Describe how the ethics topic could be incorporated into your organization or an organization that you are familiar with.

Your response must be a minimum of 300 words.

Discuss an ethical dilemma that you are aware of in an organization. 

Discuss an ethical dilemma that you are aware of in an organization.

Discussion 1 : Discuss an ethical dilemma that you are aware of in an organization.  Describe how the ethical dilemma  was an ethical trap. Evaluate how the ethical dilemma and the ethical trap could have been avoided.

Your response must be a minimum of 300 words.

Discussion 2: described scenarios of various organizations. Choose one of the ethics topics: integrity as a governing ethic, emphasizing core values, building shared aspirations, or defining right action.

  • Summarize the information shared in the article for your chosen topic.
  • Describe how the ethics topic could be incorporated into your organization or an organization that you are familiar with.

Your response must be a minimum of 300 words.