Soci 298 Test #2 Lessons 5,6,7
Lesson 5: Marketing Products and Yourself:
o The reality of everyday life is organized around the "here" of my body and the "now"
of my present.
o As long as the routines of everyday life continue witho
Nowadays, the Stock Market appears to be more of a significant presence in our daily
lives. We see more people who are eager to use the Stock Market in order to better
understand the financial situations of businesses through stock exchanges. (MacL
Stock Market Assignment
Sociology of Business
July 29th 2013
Throughout the course of the semester, each student was allotted with a set of preset stocks in
their portfolios; I had stocks in the Financ
Discussion Questions 11
Do you distinguish where a product is made or whether a company ships out work? Do
I must admit I dont go out of my way when purchasing products in order to find out
where the product is made. If a product is made in Cana
I would define a business person as someone who uses his or herself as an object in
society, offering his or her own labour in order to achieve something in return. A
business person today for example may offer his knowledge of the stock
What are some aspects of your work and university culture?
I work at a high performance outdoor apparel and clothing store. My work culture is very
collective as opposed to individualistic (Beamer, Linda and Iris Varner, 2008, 93). My
employer picked his
Discussion Week 4
The main reason I went to University was in order to get a diploma to enable me to
get a well paying job to support the lifestyle I like. Being independent and secure is
very important to me, thus going to University in order to get educ
Discussion Chapter 6
How you would define risk, especially in terms of how you approach academic issues?
This lesson defined risk as a systematic way to deal with hazards (Lesson 6, slide 6). It is
affected by culture, society and emotions (Lesson 6, slid
Consider your own cultural rules for communication. Even if you happen to be Canadian,
American, Indian or Mexican, go beyond the material in this course. Consider 3 to 4
components of communication.
I am Canadian and even within Canada I have observed di
Who are the stakeholders?
Direct stakeholders are the people who use the technology (L13, S19). The stakeholders
in this case are: local farmers, and myself. Secondary stakeholders will be the people who
are living with the local farmers and those who wil
Soci 298 E Review Chap 12-13
High task variability occurs when a person can expect to encounter many new situations or
problems while carrying out a task. More potential errors can occur.
Low task variability occurs when the tasks are highly standardized
How much are you willing to pay for a plasma TV?
I choose to pay $1,000 for the plasma TV. I do not know much about the electronic
world, but I believe thats more or less what TVs are worth here. As my classmates
mentioned this is the safest option for me
Which three companies do you wish to invest in?
1. South East Asia Financial Group
2. Trans-National Truckers Co-Op
What is your rationale behind your decision?
1. I picked South East Asia Financial Group because they offer 8%
STOCK MARKET ASSIGNMENT
1. Name: Snuffer Tobacco Inc.
Starting Price: 30.09
Last Price: 32.84
Dividend Yield: 12%
The price has increased over this period.
On the stock blog of week 3 (20\01\2014), the flu season quickly affects many people,
and Snuffer T
SOCI 298 Final Exam
- Sociological Theory:
Symbolic interaction ( Interaction) social interaction, symbols of of
what we use like money and body language, how we interoperate
Functionalism (Purpose) how systems in society function, where
Understanding Criminogenic Corporate
Culture: What White-Collar Crime Researchers
Can Learn from Studies of the Adolescent
Robert Apel and Raymond Paternoster
Abstract A prominent theory of white-collar crime holds that organi
The Global Top 20
The worlds most integrated countries come in very
different shapes and sizes, and they have followed
very different paths to globalization.
ecent months have offered
plenty of fresh evidence that the
world is falling apart. Conflict in
Marketing psychology and
the hidden persuaders
SYCHOLOGY is put to many uses
beyond the discipline. In
marketing, these can be especially
controversial. In 1957 Vance Packards
Hidden Persuaders described how the
marketing industry used depth psychology
Consumer Socialization: How do children become consumers?
by Erling Bjurstrm
An Advertising Education Forum (AEF) Academic Advisory Board Discussion Paper
13 June 2002
The question I am going to address in this article is how children become consumers.
The De Beers Story: Are
Donna J. Bergenstock and James PA.Maskulka
he number one rated ad slogan of the
twentieth century, according to Adue?%ing A&e (1999), was De Beerss memorable A Diamond Is Forever. Conceived by N.W
Ayer in 1948,
SOCI Study Guide
Review of Lesson 2
In Lesson 2, you covered the basics of sociological theory:
You should have understood from Lesson 2 that we define and understand ourselves in very
integrated and complex ways.
Lesson 2: Introduction
1. What is business?
2. What are the business components?
3. What is Symbolic Interaction? What are the key business questions? (4)
4. What is Conflict Theory? What are the key business questions? (4)
5. What is Functionalism? What
How you would locate the innovators in the village?
Innovators tend to be more individualistic, willing to accept more risks and uncertainty
are curious and have a high degree of knowledge (L12, S16). To find these people in a
village I would look in libr
SOCI 298E: Sociology of Business
Stock Assignment Instructions
The stock assignment is worth 8% and is based on the stocks in your portfolio. You should indicate the following
for each stock:
The stock name, the beginning price, the price at th