AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
School of Business and Management
REFLECTION PAPER 1
Submitted in partial fulfillment
of the requirements for a Bachelors degree
Introduction to Business and Entrepreneurship
Ethics Case Analysis
If using insider information "happens all the time", as Sue told Lauren, it is likely that the company
lacks a strong _.
The process of creating a strong ethical climate within a
The business that I wanted to create involves non-profit work internationally that will help people with
autism learn the skills to do everyday tasks and take care of themselves for an affordable cost. In the
United States som
Innovation and Change
the successful implementation of creative ideas in an organization
Creativity a form of organizational innovation, is the production of novel and useful
Organizational Environments and Cultures
External Environments and
This chapter examines the internal and external forces that affect business.
We look at the general environment (macro).
And the specific environment u
How to Create a Competitive Advantage
Resources Help to create and sustain an advantage over competition.
Include: assets, capabilities, processes, information, and knowledge of the organization
Having knowledge about and being proficient in a specific type of work (skills that deal with
things) activity such as;
1. Specialized competencies (acct., coding, R&D)
2. Analytical ability
3. Use of appro
Ethics and Social Responsibility
The set of moral principles or values that defines right and wrong for a person or group.
Ethics and Management
Ethical behavior - following accepted principles of right and wrong.
GE McKinsey Model
Industry attractiveness and business unit strength are calculated by first identifying
criteria for each, determining the value of each parameter in the criteria, and multiplying
that value b
What are the functions of Management
Kinds of managers found in organizations
What do managers do?
What do companies look for in managers?
Competitive advantages through
Planning and Decision Making
Benefits and Pitfalls of Planning
How to make a plan that works.
Planning from top to bottom
Steps and limits of Rational decision making
Using groups to improve decisions
What type of P
Business Plan Summary
Today I would like to introduce you to my new company: Beyond The Bling. If you
take a walk down just about any street in America, the majority of women (and several of the
2 February 2017
Chapter 4 Projects & Teamwork Applications
1. What are some examples of business or personal mishaps that have resulted from
cultural misunderstandings? How did they occur, and how were they resolved
18 January 2017
Project & Teamwork Application
1. Who founded it and why? Is the founder still with the organization? Do you think the
founders original vision is still embraced by the company? If not, how has th
30 January 2017
Chapter 3 Homework
2. Choose one of the following products and describe the different factors that you think
might affect its supply and demand.
a. Nike running shoes.
I decided to choose Nike runnin
23 January 2016
Case Study - Chapter 2
1. One observer notes that the Global Soap Project appears to be a good fit with Hiltons
existing sustainability efforts. Why might that be true of a hotel chain?
25 January 2016
Chapter 3 Case Study
1. What factors do you think will affect the supply and demand curve for nuclear energy?
I think the main factors that will affect the supply and demand curve are the numbers
10 January 2017
Chapter 1: Case Study 1 & 2
Mars Inc., A Sweet Place to Work:
1. Explain how tying employee compensation to company financial results helps keep
Marss employee turnover rate low.
By tying employee
8 February 2017
Chapter 5: Case Study 1 & 2
1. Do you agree with Paul Hurley that future retailers will adopt Ideelis flash-sale
model? Why or why not?
I think there is a 50/50 chance of retailers adopting the flash
1 February 2016
Case Study 4
1. How do other fast-food companies adapt their menus to serve a global market?
Many other fast food companies do similar to what McDonalds does. They see what is
liked by that
Chapter 6 Vocab
What are the advantages and disadvantages of a Sole Proprietorship?
An advantage of a sole proprietor is that one has decision-making power and
BUSI 110 Reflection Essay / Project Assignment
Name: <Enter here>
Business Plan Idea: <Enter short description here>
The purpose of this assignment is for you to reflect on the content what we covered in this course and
consider how it will impact your ca
Standard of Living
Quality of life
The history of Business
Industrial Revolution: rapid growth, community is
Planning and decision-making Part 2
1. Operational plans day to day plans for producing and delivering the firm
products and services.
2. Single-use plans one time only plans to deal wil si