Swedish Caddies paper

May 21st, 2015
Anonymous
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Accounting
Price: $45 USD

Question description

Read Case 9.5: Swedish Daddies, attached file.Swedish caddies.pdf 

Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you answer the following questions:

1.  Describe the balance that you currently seek between career and family life. Do you believe that the mindset of corporate America is conducive to the type of work and family arrangement that would suit you? Explain the major reasons why or why not.

2.  Explain whether or not you believe the United States should require companies to provide paid maternity leave. Suppose the U.S. did make maternity leave a requirement. Discuss whether or not you believe the U.S. government should assist companies to do so. Describe your stance on the U.S. requiring companies to offer paternity leave. Provide a rationale for your position.

3.  Should specialized organizational arrangements be made for workers who wish to combine career and child raising? Explain why or why not. Suppose specialized organizational arrangements must be made for such workers. Identify steps that companies can take to accommodate parental needs more effectively.

4.  Does a firm have an obligation to give employees the flexibility to work out the particular balance of career and family that is right for them? Or does this go beyond the social responsibilities of business? Justify your response.

5.  Cite your textbook as a reference.

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:

  • Analyze the concepts of public safety and government regulation along with the role of business responsibility. 

Points: 275

Assignment 2: Case Study 9.5: Swedish Daddies

Criteria

Unacceptable

Below 60% F

Meets Minimum Expectations

60-69% D

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

1. Describe the balance that you currently seek between career and family life. Do you believe that the mindset of corporate America is conducive to the type of work and family arrangement that would suit you? Explain the major reasons why or why not.

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely described the balance that you currently seek between career and family life. Did not submit or incompletely stated if you believe that the mindset of corporate America is conducive to the type of work and family arrangement that would suit you. Did not submit or incompletely explained the major reasons why or why not.

Insufficiently described the balance that you currently seek between career and family life. Insufficiently stated if you believe that the mindset of corporate America is conducive to the type of work and family arrangement that would suit you. Insufficiently explained the major reasons why or why not.

 Partially described the balance that you currently seek between career and family life. Partially stated if you believe that the mindset of corporate America is conducive to the type of work and family arrangement that would suit you. Partially explained the major reasons why or why not.

Satisfactorily described the balance that you currently seek between career and family life. Satisfactorily stated if you believe that the mindset of corporate America is conducive to the type of work and family arrangement that would suit you. Satisfactorily explained the major reasons why or why not.

Thoroughly described the balance that you currently seek between career and family life. Thoroughly stated if you believe that the mindset of corporate America is conducive to the type of work and family arrangement that would suit you. Thoroughly explained the major reasons why or why not.

2. Explain whether or not you believe the United States should require companies to provide paid maternity leave. Suppose the U.S. did make maternity leave a requirement. Discuss whether or not you believe the U.S. government should assist companies to do so. Describe your stance on the U.S. requiring companies to offer paternity leave. Provide a rationale for your position.

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely explained whether or not you believe the United States should require companies to provide paid maternity leave. Did not submit or incompletely discussed whether or not you believe the U.S. government should assist companies to do so. Did not submit or incompletely described your stance on the U.S. requiring companies to offer paternity leave. Did not submit or incompletely provided a rationale for your position.

Insufficiently explained whether or not you believe the United States should require companies to provide paid maternity leave. Insufficiently discussed whether or not you believe the U.S. government should assist companies to do so. Insufficiently described your stance on the U.S. requiring companies to offer paternity leave. Insufficiently provided a rationale for your position.

Partially explained whether or not you believe the United States should require companies to provide paid maternity leave. Partially discussed whether or not you believe the U.S. government should assist companies to do so. Partially described your stance on the U.S. requiring companies to offer paternity leave. Partially provided a rationale for your position.

Satisfactorily explained whether or not you believe the United States should require companies to provide paid maternity leave. Satisfactorily discussed whether or not you believe the U.S. government should assist companies to do so. Satisfactorily described your stance on the U.S. requiring companies to offer paternity leave. Satisfactorily provided a rationale for your position.

Thoroughly explained whether or not you believe the United States should require companies to provide paid maternity leave. Thoroughly discussed whether or not you believe the U.S. government should assist companies to do so. Thoroughly described your stance on the U.S. requiring companies to offer paternity leave. Thoroughly provided a rationale for your position.

3. Should specialized organizational arrangements be made for workers who wish to combine career and child raising? Explain why or why not. Suppose specialized organizational arrangements must be made for such workers. Identify steps that companies can take to accommodate parental needs more effectively.

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely stated whether or not specialized organizational arrangements should be made for workers who wish to combine career and child raising. Did not submit or incompletely explained why or why not. Did not submit or incompletely identified steps that companies can take to accommodate parental needs more effectively.

Insufficiently stated whether or not specialized organizational arrangements should be made for workers who wish to combine career and child raising. Insufficiently explained why or why not. Insufficiently identified steps that companies can take to accommodate parental needs more effectively.

Partially stated whether or not specialized organizational arrangements should be made for workers who wish to combine career and child raising. Partially explained why or why not. Partially identified steps that companies can take to accommodate parental needs more effectively.

Satisfactorily stated whether or not specialized organizational arrangements should be made for workers who wish to combine career and child raising. Satisfactorily explained why or why not. Satisfactorily identified steps that companies can take to accommodate parental needs more effectively.

Thoroughly stated whether or not specialized organizational arrangements should be made for workers who wish to combine career and child raising. Thoroughly explained why or why not. Thoroughly identified steps that companies can take to accommodate parental needs more effectively.

4. Does a firm have an obligation to give employees the flexibility to work out the particular balance of career and family that is right for them? Or does this go beyond the social responsibilities of business? Justify your response.

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely stated whether or not a firm has an obligation to give employees the flexibility to work out the particular balance of career and family that is right for them. Did not submit or incompletely stated whether or not this goes beyond the social responsibilities of business. Did not submit or incompletely justified your response.

Insufficiently stated whether or not a firm has an obligation to give employees the flexibility to work out the particular balance of career and family that is right for them. Insufficiently stated whether or not this goes beyond the social responsibilities of business. Insufficiently justified your response.

Partially stated whether or not a firm has an obligation to give employees the flexibility to work out the particular balance of career and family that is right for them. Partially stated whether or not this goes beyond the social responsibilities of business. Partially justified your response.

Satisfactorily stated whether or not a firm has an obligation to give employees the flexibility to work out the particular balance of career and family that is right for them. Satisfactorily stated whether or not this goes beyond the social responsibilities of business. Satisfactorily justified your response.

Thoroughly stated whether or not a firm has an obligation to give employees the flexibility to work out the particular balance of career and family that is right for them. Thoroughly stated whether or not this goes beyond the social responsibilities of business. Satisfactorily justified your response.

5. Cite your textbook as reference.

Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely cited your textbook as a reference.

Thoroughly cited your textbook as a reference.

6. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements

Weight: 10%

More than 8 errors present

7-8 errors present

5-6 errors present

3-4 errors present

0-2 errors present


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