Erik Sellman | Bias and Perception | March 2, 2016
Perception and bias are very important and should definitely be taken into consideration
during the interview process. Whether we realize it or not, our subconscious is constantly
judging, perceiving, and
Being an involved citizen is part of a company's basic business mission.
The term community refers to a company's area of local business influence.
Ideally, business will invest more in the community than the community will invest in
At the beginning of the twenty-first century, the U.S. workforce was less diverse than it was in
Occupational segregation refers to the inequitable concentration of a group, such as minorities
or women, in particular job categories.
Organized activities to safeguard consumer interests are usually called consumerism.
Under the "right to choose" protection, the consumer, wherever possible, is given access to a
variety of products and services at competitive prices.
In 2011, what percentage of corporate officers of the Fortune 500 companies were woman?
a) 14 %
A study by Catalyst found that companies with three or more female directors had:
a) Significantly higher returns on on equity
Glass walls refers to
BA325 Exam 1
The business-society interdependence
Business: Any organization that is engaged in making a product or providing a service for a
Society: Human beings and the social structures they collectively create
Business and society
BA325 Exam 3
Chapters 14-18 (five chapters) 60 questions (1.67% each)
Chapter 14 Stockholder Rights
1. Institutional investors (goals what they do) NOT TRUE Q
- Second name for them
2. Economic benefit for investors receive stock?
3. The directors of a co
Which of the following is NOT true about institutional investors?
a) The proportion of institutional ownership of stock is the US has declined slowly since the
Institutional investors are sometimes referred to as:
a) Wall Street investors
A prime social responsibility of business is to safeguard customers
a) While continuing to supply them with goods and services they want
Consumers have become more dependent on businesses for product quality because
a) The complexity of product
Employees in the US have a legal right to
a) Organize and bargain collectively
b) A safe and healthy work place
Under US laws:
a) Most private and public workers have the right to hold and election to choose what
Union they want to represent th
USA Truck | A Company Analysis | Erik Sellman
USA Truck began its story with the name Crawford Produce, Inc and was
founded by a former military aviator in 1983 as a small start-up with less
than 10 trucks in operation. Their name was changed to USA Truck
The Pacific Railroad Act of 1862 was the creating force behind the Union
Pacific Railroad company. Originally approved by Abraham Lincoln, the act paved
the way for railroad construction between the Missouri River and the Pacifi
Erik Sellman | Section 01 | Build Your Own Business
1. At Koncord Herbal Wellness (a recreational cannabis dispensary and lounge), we do not
take such offenses lightly. In this situation, with one employee making an inappropriate
joke to another, action w
Erik Sellman | Chapter 7 | Apples Supplier Code of Conduct and Foxconns Chinese Factories
1. Global corporate citizenship can be defined as the extent to which businesses are socially
responsible for meeting legal, ethical, and economic responsibilities p
Erik Sellman | Section 01 | e-commerce
Making Business Decisions I
E-business is a critical factor the success of any small business in todays world. Especially
considering how outdated The Broadway Caf is, we must consider implementing elements of
Erik Sellman | Chapter 8 | Derivative Losses at JPMorgan Chase
1. It seems that JPMorgan was working at arms length from the government, especially
considering how startled the government was to find out about the huge losses at JPMorgan.
After the losses
Erik Sellman | Chapter 6 | Conflict Coltan in the Global Electronics Industry Supply Chain
1. Conflict coltan results from the illegal trade and supply chain management of coltan, which is an
essential ingredient in electronic products. War groups in part
Erik Sellman | Chapter 5 | Alcoas Core Values in Practice
1. Based on Alcoas large emphasis on employee health/safety that clearly extends deep within the
company, it is valid to say that they are classified with benevolence as their ethical criterion. Th
Duties often confer rights on others.
Workers in nursing homes and hospitals suffer relatively high rates of injury on the job.
The term social contract refers to the implied understanding between an organization and its