What sources have shaped your personal code of ethics and morality? What influences, if any,
have ever pressured you to compromise those standards? Think of an experience you had at
work or school that tested your ethical standards. How did you resolve yo
Thinking it Over
Case Study 4
The elements that must be considered in the marketing environment are product, price,
place and promotion. Energizer must identify a target market and design a product to meet the
needs based on researc
Case Study #1
Warby Parkers Business Vision
1. Is Warby Parker a good example of corporate responsibility? What dimensions stand
out in measuring the company's social performance?
Warby Paker seems like an excellent example of corpo
Opportunity cost is the rate of return on an investment relative to the potential return on an investment of similar risk.
Opportunity cost is used in decision making and helps determine the which investment will is most profitable. It refers to b
A call provision is advantages to the issuer because it can allow them to trade out high interest paying bonds for
low interest paying bonds. If a bond issuer issues bonds at a time when the market interest rate for similar
investments is high, they will
Case Study #2
Thinking It Over
1. What does the vision statement for a company like Zappos include?
The emphasis on customer satisfaction and employee happiness permeates the culture of
Zappos. The mission statement of Zappos has no
Case Study 3
In 1880, five brothers founded Ball with a $200 loan from their uncle. In the beginning, they
made tin cans, but soon expanded their offerings. In 1884, the brothers began making glass
Select a small business in your area or a surrounding area that
has failed. List the factors you think led to its failure. Compile a
list of actions the business owners might have taken to keep the
company in business.
I used to work for a makeup/skincare
Consider the following questions from a management
perspective and share your answers with us. Would you like to
work for a large firm or a small business? Private or public? In
an office or out in the field? Provide reasons for each answer.
I would love
Week 7 Discussion
1. Did you find a division of labor necessary helpful?
Division of Labor are functions that are to be divided into areas of specialization such as production,
marketing and finance.
The division is very helpful. Without it, things
Despite stories of bad bosses and demotivating bureaucracy, some companies are able to
come up with creative ways to keep employees satisfied. Each year the Great Place to Work
Institute ranks Americas top employers in the annual Best Companies to Work Fo
I would like to invest in a clothing store, maybe aimed more at childrens clothing. There is a really cool
store I just found called Kid To Kid. This is an upscale retail consignment store, where parents can buy
and sell clothing for their children. Ive a