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BUS 670 Entire Course (Ash)

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BUS 670 Week 1 DQ 1 Constitutional and Legal Underpinnings of Business Law BUS 670 Week 1 DQ 2 Ethics and Law BUS 670 Week 1 Individual Assignment Legal Underpinnings of Business Law BUS 670 Week 2 DQ 1 Crimes That Harm Business Versus Crimes Committed by Business BUS 670 Week 2 DQ 2 Product Liability BUS 670 Week 2 Individual Assignment Negligent Tort BUS 670 Week 3 DQ 1 Regulation and the Greater Good BUS 670 Week 3 DQ 2 Administrative Law and Business


BUS 670 Week 3 Individual Assignment Elements of a Contract BUS 670 Week 4 DQ 1 Securities Law BUS 670 Week 4 DQ 2 Antitrust Law BUS 670 Week 4 Outline of Final Paper BUS 670 Week 5 DQ 1 Employer Liability for Negligent Hiring BUS 670 Week 5 DQ 2 Discrimination BUS 670 Week 5 Individual Assignment Anti-Discrimination Laws Related to Employment BUS 670 Week 6 DQ 1 Claims to Environmental-Friendliness BUS 670 Week 6 DQ 2 Environmental Statutes BUS 670 Week 6 Final Paper Legal and Ethical Issues on the Job

BUS 670 Week 1 DQ 1 Constitutional and Legal Underpinnings of Business Law (Ash Course)

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Constitutional and Legal Underpinnings of Business Law. Review the Constitution in Chapter 31 and choose one of the following sections of the U.S. Constitution or a specified amendment to use as the basis for your initial response: Any of Congressâ€&#x;s enumerated powers under Article I, Section 8 1st Amendment 4th Amendment 5th Amendment 14th Amendment Identify the section of the Constitution or its amendment that you have chosen. Discuss how this section of the Constitution or its amendments both limit and protect business in general. Describe an example of how the section of the Constitution or its amendment that you have chosen could be applied to your professional life (past, present, or future). In your example, discuss whether the section of the Constitution you have chosen to address limits business or protects it. BUS 670 Week 1 DQ 2 Ethics and Law (Ash Course)

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Ethics and Law. Use three philosophical theories from Chapter 4 to analyze whether it is more important for a business to be ethical or lawful. Provide one example of a situation in which it seems to be more important for a business to be ethical rather than lawful, and one example of a situation in which it seems more important for a business to be lawful rather than ethical. BUS 670 Week 1 Individual Assignment Legal Underpinnings of Business Law (Ash Course)

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Legal Underpinnings of Business Law. The paper must be two to three pages, excluding title page and references page(s), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Imagine that you own each of the following businesses: Tinkerâ€&#x;s Home Security Service (sole proprietorship)


Tinker & Tailor‟s Home Security Service (general partnership) Tinker & Tailor‟s Home Security Service (LP) Tinker & Tailor‟s Home Security Service, Inc. (corporation) Tinker & Tailor‟s Home Security Service, LLC (LLC) a. The businesses are being sued for breach of contract. In a chart that does not exceed one-half of a page, compare and contrast your personal liability exposure as a result of the different lawsuits. In one paragraph, discuss how you might limit your liability exposure within each particular business organizational form. b. After completing the first part of this exercise, describe one business that you may own some day or that you currently own. (Even if you never plan to own a business, pretend as if you will do so for the purposes of this assignment.) Identify the best business organizational form for the type of business that you have described, considering personal liability exposure as well as management, taxation, and ease of formation. BUS 670 Week 2 DQ 1 Crimes That Harm Business Versus Crimes Committed by Business (Ash Course)

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Crimes That Harm Business Versus Crimes Committed by Business. Which do you believe presents the greatest threat to civil society: a corporation that commits crimes (e.g., murder, environmental crimes, or bribery), or persons who commit crimes that harm businesses (e.g., embezzlement, fraud, or larceny)? Defend your response, using at least one example from current events. BUS 670 Week 2 DQ 2 Product Liability (Ash Course)

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Product Liability. After viewing the Chinese Imports & Food Safety video, consider whether U.S. retailers that utilize products or raw ingredients that are imported from China and are poorly regulated should be liable in tort for injuries to consumers who are harmed by those products. Answer parts a and b of the prompt. a. For this part of the prompt, answer one of the following points: If U.S. companies should not be liable, then they could be legally exempt from tort liability. Discuss the consequences of such a policy to U.S. consumers.


If the U.S. companies should be liable, then those companies would not be legally exempt from tort liability. Discuss the consequences of such a policy to U.S. businesses. b. Regardless of your response to part a, assume that U.S. retailers do have legal liability for defective products. What steps could U.S. retailers and manufacturers take when using products imported from China that would minimize their liability exposure? For example, they could warn consumers about the potential, though speculative, dangers when using products comprised of poorly regulated ingredients or components. Given your strategy, what challenges would exist for U.S. businesses that implemented your strategy? BUS 670 Week 2 Individual Assignment Negligent Tort (Ash Course)

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Negligent Tort. The paper must be four to five pages, excluding the title page and references page(s), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Address all of the following parts of this assignment:


1. Visit the Consumer Product Safety Division website. Click on “Consumer Safety,” and then click on “Recalls.” Choose one product that has been recalled. a. Identify the product subject to recall. b. Determine whether the manufacturer would be liable in negligence if the product had not been recalled and had caused harm to a consumer. c. At a minimum, your analysis must discuss the concepts of duty of care, standard of care, breach of the duty of care, actual causation, proximate causation, actual injury, and defenses to negligence. 2. Identify and discuss a relevant consumer protection statute identified under “Consumer Protection” in Chapter 8 of your text in conjunction with the product recall that you have identified. BUS 670 Week 3 DQ 1 Regulation and the Greater Good (Ash Course)

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Regulation and the Greater Good. After viewing The Crisis of Credit Visualized video, respond to each of the following:


a. How could government regulations have prevented or mitigated the credit crisis of 2008? b. Discuss whether too much governmental regulation of business or too little governmental regulation of business presents the greater danger to: the greater good business BUS 670 Week 3 DQ 2 Administrative Law and Business (Ash Course)

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Administrative Law and Business. Some argue that government needs to increase its regulation of business for the good of society as a whole. Others believe that the marketplace is self-regulating and that government intervention through needless regulation places an unfair, costly burden on businesses in general and on small businesses in particular. What role do you believe government regulation should play to ensure ethical conduct by businesses? How


do different political viewpoints potentially shape the answer to this question? BUS 670 Week 3 Individual Assignment Elements of a Contract (Ash Course)

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Elements of a Contract. The paper must be four to five pages, excluding the title page and references page(s), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Address all of the following parts of this assignment: Suppose that the Fabulous Hotel hires you as head chef under a twoyear employment contract. After two years, another hotel wants to hire you. However, in the original employment contract you signed with the Fabulous Hotel, the following paragraph appears: “The below-signed agrees not to work as a chef for another hotel in the same metropolitan area for a period of two years after leaving our employ.� Identify which elements of contract must exist for this agreement to be enforceable. At a minimum, your paper must include a detailed description of the concepts of offer, acceptance, legal consideration,


capacity, and legality of purpose. Is this contract governed by common law or the UCC? Why? Discuss under which circumstances this non-compete agreement would be unenforceable. BUS 670 Week 4 DQ 1 Securities Law (Ash Course)

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Securities Law. Private University, a private nonprofit educational institution located in California, decides to issue “Shares in Learning” certificates in a one-time offering to the public. These shares will be sold for $500 each and entitle the bearer to redeem each certificate for two undergraduate or one graduate college credit in any of its schools at any time in the future. The shares may also be resold without restriction by the initial purchaser. The offering will be made via the Internet. Will the offering need to be registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) under the Securities Act of 1933? Explain. Does your answer differ if “Shares in Learning” are issued by Private College, a proprietary for-profit institution that does business in all 50 states? Why?


BUS 670 Week 4 DQ 2 Antitrust Law (Ash Course)

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Antitrust Law. Review the “AT&T Ends $39 Billion Bid for TMobile” article. In 2011, AT&T attempted a merger with T-Mobile. The Justice Department sued under the act, claiming that the merger would constitute a violation of the antitrust laws. In 2012, AT&T dropped its attempt at the acquisition. If AT&T had merged with T-Mobile, would the merger have violated antitrust laws? Why, or why not? Do not be unduly influenced by the Justice Department‟s stance on the issue. Use your own analysis to reach a conclusion. Guided Response: Respond to at least two of your fellow students‟ posts in a substantive manner. Some ways to do this include the following,


though you may choose a different approach, providing your response is substantive: Agree or disagree with your classmateâ€&#x;s position. Defend your position by using information from the weekâ€&#x;s readings or examples from current events. BUS 670 Week 4 Outline of Final Paper (Ash Course)

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Outline of Final Paper. The paper must be one to two pages, excluding the title page and references page(s), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Address all of the following parts of this assignment: a. Prepare a one- to two-page, single-spaced outline of your Final Paper. b. The outline must contain all major sections that will exist in the Final Paper c. The outline must be accompanied by a references page that includes at least 10 scholarly sources that will be used in your Final Paper.


BUS 670 Week 5 DQ 1 Employer Liability for Negligent Hiring (Ash Course)

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Employer Liability for Negligent Hiring. Read Malorney v. B&L Motor Freight, Inc. in Section 21.2 of your textbook. Discuss what duty or duties a business has with regard to checking the background of potential employees before hiring. Do you agree that businesses should be liable for injuries resulting from negligent hiring? Why, or why not? BUS 670 Week 5 DQ 2 Discrimination (Ash Course)

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Discrimination. Not all discrimination is prohibited by law. For example, employers routinely discriminate between potential employees based upon education or experience. Other types of discrimination are more subtle, but still legal. For example, some employers discriminate between potential employees based upon personal characteristics such as weight or attractiveness. Should employers be permitted to discriminate based upon attractiveness? Take a side and argue that an employer should or should not be permitted by law to discriminate against persons who are not attractive. BUS 670 Week 5 Individual Assignment Anti-Discrimination Laws Related to Employment (Ash Course)

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Anti-Discrimination Laws Related to Employment. The paper must be two to three pages, excluding the title page and references page(s), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Address all of the following parts of this assignment: Your supervisor has placed you in charge of hiring a new, full-time administrative assistant for your department. a. Write an advertisement for that position that complies with federal law. This advertisement must be detailed. The minimum length of your job description must be 300 words. You can make up the job details. b. Write 10 illegal questions that must not be asked, and 10 legal questions that may be asked during the interview. Clearly indicate which questions are legal, and which ones are illegal. Explain your reasoning. BUS 670 Week 6 DQ 1 Claims to Environmental-Friendliness (Ash Course)

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Claims to Environmental Friendliness. After reading “The „Six Sins of Greenwashing‟: A Study of Environmental Claims in North American Markets,” discuss the tension between business‟s interests in maximizing profits and the public‟s interest in receiving complete, truthful, and non-misleading information about products that they purchase. From a business perspective, what are the dangers of greenwashing? If you were a marketing executive, would you have a policy against greenwashing? Why or why not? BUS 670 Week 6 DQ 2 Environmental Statutes (Ash Course)

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Environmental Statutes. Read the U.S. Small Business Administration‟s article, titled Environmental Regulations, and visit


the United States Environmental Protection Agency‟s “Laws & Regulations” page. Identify one environmental law that is relevant to your past, current, or future employer. Apply that law to a business situation created by that employer. How does (or did) that employer maintain compliance with that statute? Do you believe that environmental regulations help or hinder business? Why, or why not? BUS 670 Week 6 Final Paper Legal and Ethical Issues on the Job (Ash Course)

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Focus of the Final Paper Prepare an 11- to 15-page paper (excluding title page and reference page) that analyzes a legal/ethical issue or situation relating to a current, previous, or potential future work environment. Use at least 10 scholarly sources that are suitable for research in a graduate-level course. Your paper must include the following:


1. A description of a business situation that presents a legal and ethical issue. The business situation must be from prior, current, or anticipated future employment experiences, or a current event. The description of the business situation must not exceed two pages. 2. Analysis of the ethical concerns raised by the situation. a. Apply at least two different ethical theories to the situation to support at least two different outcomes. b. The paper must identify which ethical outlook, as applied to this particular situation, will result in the best legal outcome for the business. 3. Application of the relevant area(s) of law that has (have) been addressed in this course to the situation (e.g., constitutional law, contracts, anti-trust law, securities regulations, employment law, environmental law, crimes, or torts) and a discussion of the applicable law as it applies to the situation identified. a. The application of law must be accurate and thorough. b. The discussion of the different applicable law suggested by the situation being examined must reflect a thorough understanding of the relevant legal analysis. 4. A recommendation to reduce liability exposure and improve the ethical climate or the overall ethics of the situation.


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