Group2_NegotiationConflictResolution

Group2_NegotiationConflictResolution - Downsizing at Ohio...

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Downsizing at Ohio 1 Running head: DOWNSIZING AT OHIO SPORTING GOODS Downsizing at Ohio Sporting Goods Jennifer Chessar Bobby Harris Chris Hayes Angela Gibson Indiana Wesleyan University Plagiarism is considered cheating and applies to all forms of intellectual property. The Prentice Hall Reference Guide (2006) indicates “Plagiarism results when a writer fails to document a source so that the words and ideas of someone else are presented as the writer’s own work” (p. 292). According to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2001), “Each time you paraphrase another author (i.e., summarize a passage or rearrange the order of a sentence and change some of the words), you will need to credit the source in the text” (p. 349). Even when you use other people’s thoughts or concepts without crediting them as the source then you have stolen their intellectual work.
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Downsizing at Ohio Sporting Goods In 1950 a small family owned sporting goods store was opened in Northeastern Ohio. Rich, the founder and owner of Ohio Sport Goods quickly established his store as the sporting good expert in the area. Over the years several other stores popped up but Cleveland Sports was able to maintain their stronghold on the market by offering expertise on a variety of different sports that weren’t as common as the typical football and baseball that was so popular in the area, instead Ohio Sport Goods specialized in things like hockey, field hockey and Lacrosse. They also were smart enough to establish relationships with several area school systems, Ohio Sports became the only store around that sold Letterman Jackets and sweaters as well as any other school spirit wear needed. The store was located in a small northeast suburb of Cleveland from the date it opened its doors, unfortunately it was not the easiest store to get to however Rich was able to still build a loyal following of customers by carrying the best equipment at the lowest prices with an expert staff that could help with any sport imaginable. Rich also offered his customers something that is un-heard of today, in store credit. If you needed something and didn’t have the money to pay for it, Rich let you take it that day as long as you paid him back monthly, with no interest. In 1998 Rich passed away and the store was left to his son and daughter, his son had no
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