Week 2 Discussion-IP
Question 1: Read the opinion of the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in
the case of Blysma v. Burger King. By way of background, the
common law rule is that you cannot sue someone for causing you
emotional distress unless one of thre
Week 8 Discussion
A man and woman who were unable to have children together entered into a contract with a
woman who consented to act as a surrogate. The surrogates husband was also a party to the
contract. The parties contracted for a traditional surroga
Week 1 Discussion - Initial post
Question 1: Chapter 1 of our text discusses the difference between the
civil and criminal law systems. They have different aims, and when
they intersect there is often friction. For example, an ongoing Portland
Week 1 Discussion - RR
After I reviewed all of my classmates' posts on the first question, I saw
that we all have almost the same analysis on the question. We all gave
our insights about criminal and civil proceeding of the case. However, I
did not write
Chapter Exercise #4
Business Case Problem 7-4
Defendants in product liablility suits can raise a number of defenses (p.138). However,
in this case, the defendant, Textron might assert several defenses. Textron might assert
assumption of risk bec
Chapter Exercise #2
Business Case Problem 3-5
According to this case, Peatie filed her suit, but two years earlier, she was injured. Ten days
before the hearing, the plaintiff asked and was given four more months to conduct discovery.
Chapter Exercise #3
Business Case Problem 5-3
The case about Pfizer, Inc. illustrates corporate social responsibility which means the
idea that those who run corporations can and should act ethically and be accountable to
society for their busin
Week 7 Discussion
In a recent case, the parties agreed to the transfer of some $1 million in assets and signed an
informal two-page document to memorialize their agreement. The two-page document,
however, provided for the execution of a "sales agreement c
Week 3 Discussion
Read the "Facebook Defamation - Parents" case (posted above, under "Content").
1. Do you think that the plaintiff, Alex, has a viable claim for Intentional Infliction of
Emotional Distress against Dustin? Why or why not?
2. Under what ci
Week 5 Discussion
For at least the last decade, the US Supreme Court and Congress have been warring over
how much discretion federal judges should have over sentencing criminal defendants. Oregon
has had similar disputes with the passage of Measure 11 and
Week 4 Discussion
Computer file sharing of music and videos is fairly common. When do you think that this
practice should be allowed and when should it be prohibited? If it is prohibited, what should
be done about it?
I acknowledge the same fact that comp
Week 2 Discussion
People calling themselves the Westboro Baptist Church regularly stage demonstrations at the
funerals of military veterans in which they express hateful opinions that greatly distress the
families of these veterans. Should they have a rig
Week 1 Discussion
In the courtroom, changes are being wrought by video media. There is an increasing reliance
on video testimony. Children who allege physical or sexual abuse, for example, may give
video testimony outside a courtroom to be shown during tr
BA 301 Winter 2017
Table of Contents
MISSION, VISON, AND VALUE
COMPANY SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Business Case Problem 1-5:
If the court applies the doctrine of stare decisis, it will dismiss the suit. As we already know,
the case involves AOL asking the court for a dismissal on the basis of a "forum-selection."
Then, AOL asked to dismiss t
A company should always keep extra inventory on hand; it could be needed if demand increases and it
has to be bought sooner or later so it adds nothing to cost.
If inventory is sold with terms of FOB destination, the goods
Unlike manufacturers and merchandisers, service companies do not incur operating expenses.
Internal controls include the policies and procedures a company implements to protect against theft of
assets, to promote efficienc
A transaction is an exchange or event that directly affects the assets, liabilities, or stockholders' equity of
A transaction can cause only one account on the balance sheet to change.
If a company
All revenues come from selling the company's goods or services.
Expenses are the same as expenditures.
In any given industry, companies are entirely consistent in the account titles they use on financial
As a company uses supplies, an adjustment should be made to decrease an asset account and increase an
Adjusting entries are not needed when assets are used up gradually over several accounting periods afte
The primary purpose of external financial reporting is to release information that is useful to directors
An audit report expressing an unqualified opinion is generally desired by the company presenting its
CHAPTER 3 STUDY GUIDE
Describe how a strong (project) matrix is different from a weak (functional) matrix.
(objective #1, pp.54-56)
The strength of a matrix refers to how much decision-making power project managers have
vs. how much power functional ma
CHAPTER 6 STUDY GUIDE
1. What are the two types of deliverables? (objective #1, p.149, 156)
There are two ways to answer this question. If one considers timing within the project,
intermediate deliverables may be those that are incomplete, but necessary s
CHAPTER 4 STUDY GUIDE
What is a charter? (objective #1, p.84)
Informal contract between sponsor and project team (core team and project manager).
Describe what an effective charter should accomplish. (objective #1, pp.84-85)
An effective charter sho
Start by putting terms in order.
If you have a COMMON factor present, remove it and write in factored form.
How many terms are left
Factor by grouping; (see reverse for example)
2 ? Two terms with Squares
A) plus sign
These topics of Inequalities CAN be fairly easy to follow, if you are able to attend, but are
difficult to relay via e-mail, because of symbolism, so thats why Im creating a word document
and attaching it. Besides, Ive discovered ove
UNREALIZED POTENTIAL: MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT CORPORATE PURPOSE
AND NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR BUSINESS EDUCATION1
MIGUEL PADR, THE ASPEN INSTITUTE BUSINESS & SOCIETY PROGRAM
MAY 28, 2014
The dominant conception of the corporation today is that firms exist to max
PCC Math 95, Intermediate Algebra CRN 11108
Winter 2017 5 credits
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