BUSINESS ETHICS: World’s Most Ethical Companies

Aug 24th, 2014
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Assignment 2: The World’s Most Ethical Companies: (Follow Rubric Please)

Due Week 8 and worth 300 points

Review the Ethisphere Institute's list of the World's Most Ethical Companies, located at: 

((((  ethisphere.com/worlds-most-ethical/wme-honorees/ ))))

 Research a sampling from the organizations from the list, and identify one (1) company that you believe treats its consumers, the environment, and employees in an exceptional and morally praiseworthy manner. 

Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you:

1. Determine at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way  toward each of the following:

 a.consumers 

 b.the environment

 c.employees

2. Predict the effects that these morally conscious decisions would have on the company's bottom line. 

3. Review the company's policies from a critical perspective, and list at least two (2) areas where the  company could improve its treatment of consumers, the environment, or employees. Justify the response  with specific examples.

4. Use at least three (3) quality references. (Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic    resources.) 

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required page length. 

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Recommend viable policy options that address the selected business areas, reflect key ethical considerations, and foster an ethical work environment.
  • Analyze the concepts of public safety and government regulation along with the role of business responsibility.  
  • Recommend ways in which businesses can be partners with nature by applying the concepts of business ethics, business ecology, and environmental ethics.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in business ethics.
  • Write clearly and concisely about business ethics using proper writing mechanics. 
Follow Rubric Please.........................................

Unacceptable Below 60% FMeets Minimum Expectations 60-69% DFair 70-79% CProficient 80-89% BExemplary 90-100% ABUS309-A2-1
1a. Determine at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way toward consumers. Weight: 15%

Points Range:0 (0%) - 26.97 (8.99%)

Did not submit or incompletely determined at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way toward consumers.

Points Range:27 (9%) - 31.47 (10.49%)

Insufficiently determined at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way toward consumers.

Points Range:31.5 (10.5%) - 35.97 (11.99%)

Partially determined at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way toward consumers.

Points Range:36 (12%) - 40.47 (13.49%)

Satisfactorily determined at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way toward consumers.

Points Range:40.5 (13.5%) - 45 (15%)

Thoroughly determined at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way toward consumers.

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BUS309-A2-2
1b. Determine at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way toward the environment. Weight: 15%

Points Range:0 (0%) - 26.97 (8.99%)

Did not submit or incompletely determined at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way toward the environment.

Points Range:27 (9%) - 31.47 (10.49%)

Insufficiently determined at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way toward the environment.

Points Range:31.5 (10.5%) - 35.97 (11.99%)

Partially determined at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way toward the environment.

Points Range:36 (12%) - 40.47 (13.49%)

Satisfactorily determined at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way toward the environment.

Points Range:40.5 (13.5%) - 45 (15%)

Thoroughly determined at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way toward the environment.

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BUS309-A2-3 

1c. Determine at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way toward employees. Weight: 15%

Points Range:0 (0%) - 26.97 (8.99%)

Did not submit or incompletely determined at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way toward employees.

Points Range:27 (9%) - 31.47 (10.49%)

Insufficiently determined at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way toward employees.

Points Range:31.5 (10.5%) - 35.97 (11.99%)

Partially determined at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way toward employees.

Points Range:36 (12%) - 40.47 (13.49%)

Satisfactorily determined at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way toward employees.

Points Range:40.5 (13.5%) - 45 (15%)

Thoroughly determined at least two (2) ways in which the chosen company behaves in a morally responsible way toward employees.

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BUS309-A2-4
2. Predict the effects that these morally conscious decisions would have on the company's bottom line. Weight: 15%

Points Range:0 (0%) - 26.97 (8.99%)

Did not submit or incompletely predicted the effects that these morally conscious decisions would have on the company's bottom line.

Points Range:27 (9%) - 31.47 (10.49%)

Insufficiently predicted the effects that these morally conscious decisions would have on the company's bottom line.

Points Range:31.5 (10.5%) - 35.97 (11.99%)

Partially predicted the effects that these morally conscious decisions would have on the company's bottom line.

Points Range:36 (12%) - 40.47 (13.49%)

Satisfactorily predicted the effects that these morally conscious decisions would have on the company's bottom line.

Points Range:40.5 (13.5%) - 45 (15%)

Thoroughly predicted the effects that these morally conscious decisions would have on the company's bottom line.

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BUS309-A2-5
3. Review the company's policies from a critical perspective, and list at least two (2) areas where the company could improve its treatment of consumers, the environment, or employees. Justify the response with specific examples. Weight:20%

Points Range:0 (0%) - 35.97 (11.99%)

Did not submit or incompletely listed at least two (2) areas where the company could improve its treatment of consumers, the environment, or employees; did not submit or incompletely justified the response with specific examples.

Points Range:36 (12%) - 41.97 (13.99%)

Insufficiently listed at least two (2) areas where the company could improve its treatment of consumers, the environment, or employees; insufficiently justified the response with specific examples.

Points Range:42 (14%) - 47.97 (15.99%)

Partially listed at least two (2) areas where the company could improve its treatment of consumers, the environment, or employees; partially justified the response with specific examples.

Points Range:48 (16%) - 53.97 (17.99%)

Satisfactorily listed at least two (2) areas where the company could improve its treatment of consumers, the environment, or employees; satisfactorily justified the response with specific examples.

Points Range:54 (18%) - 60 (20%)

Thoroughly listed at least two (2) areas where the company could improve its treatment of consumers, the environment, or employees; thoroughly justified the response with specific examples.

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BUS309-A2-6
4. 3 references Weight: 10%

Points Range:0 (0%) - 17.97 (5.99%)

No references provided

Points Range:18 (6%) - 20.97 (6.99%)

Does not meet the required number of references; all references poor quality choices.

Points Range:21 (7%) - 23.97 (7.99%)

Does not meet the required number of references; some references poor quality choices.

Points Range:24 (8%) - 26.97 (8.99%)

Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices.

Points Range:27 (9%) - 30 (10%)

Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices.

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BUS309-A2-7
5. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements Weight: 10%

Points Range:0 (0%) - 17.97 (5.99%)

More than 8 errors present

Points Range:18 (6%) - 20.97 (6.99%)

7-8 errors present

Points Range:21 (7%) - 23.97 (7.99%)

5-6 errors present

Points Range:24 (8%) - 26.97 (8.99%)

3-4 errors present

Points Range:27 (9%) - 30 (10%)

0-2 errors present


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