Final Paper/Bus311 Business Law

timer Asked: Jul 12th, 2014

Question Description

It has to be 8-10 pages and I am uploading first 4 pages

Focus of the Final Paper

You are the manager of Acme Fireworks. The company started in the owner’s garage two years ago and now has 15 employees that you manage. The company started as a sole proprietor, and the owner has never changed the entity.  The company makes and sells fireworks. The owner has informed you that the company has received inquiries from several large retailers about the company’s ability to fill large orders on a regular basis. The owner told the retailers that the company could fill such orders, and a price per unit was agreed upon. No other details were discussed. The owner is anticipating that new employees will need to be hired but is worried that if the large orders do not continue, the company will not have the funds to pay the new employees.  The owner is now considering changing the business entity but does not know what entity to form or how to form it.

The owner has asked you to do the following:

  • Explain potential personal liability for injuries to consumers caused by the product.
  • Analyze whether the owner formed a contract with the retailers applying the five elements as discussed from Week Two to the hypothetical facts.
  • Analyze how different employment types could be used with application of hypothetical facts.
  • Recommend a new business entity. Provide a rationale to support your recommendation.

For each task, be sure to analyze the relevant law, apply the facts to the law, and make a conclusion.

Writing the Final Paper

The Final Paper:

  1. Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length (not including the title and reference pages), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  2. Must include a title page with the following:
    1. Title of paper
    2. Student’s name
    3. Course name and number
    4. Instructor’s name
    5. Date submitted
  3. Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
  4. Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought. That is, what is your response to the content, either positive or negative, and then defend your position. If multiple options/alternatives/positions are present and are being rejected you must also defend the reasons for rejecting an option.
  5. Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
  6. Must include at least five sources, two of which must be from the Ashford Library, in addition to the text.
  7. Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  8. Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.



Final Paper Proposal Final Paper Proposal Chaifton Jones Daniel Malvin 07/03/2014 BUS311: Business Law 1 Final Paper Proposal Introduction The manager in any company has many responsibilities regarding the day-to-day activities in the company. He or she directs workers on what to be done in a company. The manager also decides when the company is in need of more employees to work for the company and also he is the one who can terminate the contract of some workers when there is no much work to be done or when the worker is not productive at all. Through the manager, the owner gives the direction on what the company should deal with. According to Russell, Michael S (2008), the company that deals with the manufacturing and selling of fireworks is a time dangerous to the user due to the production of explosives. The company on the other hand is good to the owner because it generates a lot of profits on a daily basis because of the higher demands that the consumers have on the fireworks. The owner may not be having the clues on what the fireworks might cause to the consumers. Thesis statement Use of fireworks has a lot of risks when the consumer is using them. For example, fireworks produce a lot of flames that may cause a lot of burnings on individual body causing injuries. It also produces a lot of noise that cause disturbance to the people. Despite all these, the owner still made a deal with the large retailers with the expectation of making a large profit from the business. In employing more workers, the owner should consider the types of contracts that are there. According to Elizabeth A. Martin (2003), there are several types of contracts that an owner must consider when recruiting workers. Some of the good types of contracts that the owner should use when recruiting workers are the commission based employment and casual work. In this two types, the workers will only be called when need arises or the workers will work on commission basis. The owner should adopt limited partnership in his company so that 2 Final Paper Proposal he becomes the general partner and others who come to join become limited partners. In doing so, the company will get a lot of capital to expand the business. Major headings 1. Factors to consider when starting a fireworks company This heading will involve looking at some factors before starting a fireworks company. Such factors include the location, workforce and availability of the resources e.g. electricity etc. 2. Procedures to follow when manufacturing and using fireworks This includes the precautions that the fireworks experts give to the manufacturers and the consumers. The procedures include how to handle and the places where the fireworks should be used. 3. The risks that is associated with the use of fireworks. The topic will be the risks that the consumers may experience when using the fireworks. For example burning that might cause injuries to the users. Plimpton, George (1984). Fireworks: A History and Celebration. New York, Doubleday Publishers In this article, Plimpton and George investigate ways in which fireworks can be used during celebration. They found out that firearms are used by different people when conducting ceremonies or when celebrating for something for example birthdays. They also argued that, the fire that is produced by the fireworks when it is thrown up may be dangerous to both the users and the communities around them because it can burn people and give them injuries. They also suggest that, there should be a proper way of handling fireworks and all the manufacturers and users must follow them. The book is interesting and accessible. 3 Final Paper Proposal The complete bibliographic citation for the article Plimpton, George (1984). Fireworks: A History and Celebration. New York, Doubleday Publishers The article talks about the history of explosives and fireworks and the accounts of fireworks families in the United States. Also, it talks about instances when people carrying out celebrations with the fireworks for example fireworks were used during sports. However the stories and information in the book show how Plimpton interested with the craft of fireworks. For the casual fireworks fan or for the dedicated pyrotechnical, you will find a clear explanation about it. The author begins with His personal memories of childhood and adulthood firecracker expeditions, covering both successes and traumas that he experienced in his life. 4 Final Paper Proposal References: Rogers, S. (2012). Essentials of Business Law. San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education, Inc. Elizabeth A. Martin (2003). Oxford Dictionary of Law (7th Ed) Oxford: Oxford University Press Plimpton, George (1984). Fireworks: A History and Celebration. New York, Doubleday Publishers Russell, Michael S (2008). The chemistry of fireworks, Royal Society of Chemistry, Great Britain Werrett, Simon (2010). Fireworks: Pyrotechnic Arts and Sciences in European History. University of Chicago Press 5

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