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BUSN 115 Entire Course Intro to Business & Technology-Recent 2014 DeVry BUSN 115 Week 1 Discussions 1 In What Manner is Wal-Mart Influencing America? Posted by All Students 54 PagesDo Wal-Mart's business practices raise or lower our standard of living? How? Why do you think this is so? Is Wal-Mart's business strategy fair and equitable to all parties? Why or why not?BUSN 115 Week 1 Discussions 1 Can Social Entrepreneurship Succeed? Posted by All Students 47 PagesWhat are the risks for a social entrepreneur? Why? What are the benefits for a social entrepreneur? Why? What are the similarities and differences between business entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurs? Why is this important to consider and discuss? Can social entrepreneurship be successful in our capitalistic society; if so, how? Why? If not, why not? What should be changed in our capitalistic society to assist social entrepreneurs in becoming successful? Why? Would strict capitalists recommend such changes in order to accommodate social entrepreneurs? How? BUSN 115 Week 2 Discussions 1 International Trade or Stay Close to Home? Posted by All Students 50 PagesMost of the world’s population lives outside the United States. However, many U.S. companies, especially small businesses, still do not engage in international trade. Why do you think this is the case? If you were a small business owner, would you want to engage in international trade? Why? Why not? What impact would your endeavors in international trade have on your business? Why?BUSN 115 Week 2 Discussions 2 Industrialized Versus Developing Posted by All Students 43 PagesThe United States is considered to be an industrialized nation because we have such a high standard of living. Countries with lower standards of living are considered to be emerging or developing nations. What factors prevent developing countries from becoming developed? Why? What are the responsibilities of industrialized nations to developing nations in this regard? Why? What are the responsibilities of businesses in industrialized nations to businesses in developing nations? Are there any? Why? Why not?BUSN 115 Week 3 Discussions 1 Socially Responsible? Posted by All Students 35 Pages Will there ever be a single set of international rules governing multinational companies? Why? Why not? In what way are United States businesses demanding socially responsible behavior from their international suppliers? Why is this important to discuss? BUSN 115 Week 3 Discussions 2 Is it a Matter of Ethics? Posted by All Students 33 Pages An acquaintance of yours in your class has just asked you if he or she could copy a paper you wrote for another instructor last semester. Chances seem good that last semester’s instructor and your current course instructor don’t talk with one another much. Given that, what are your alternatives? What are the consequences of each? Would this situation have been easier to resolve if you had asked yourself the three ethical test questions listed in this week’s assigned chapter? Why? Why not? BUSN 115 Week 4 Discussions 1 Ethical Considerations Posted by All Students 32 Pages You’re thinking about starting your own chain of upscale, drive-through espresso stands. You have several ideal sites in mind, and you’ve analyzed the industry and all the important statistics. You have financial backing, and you really understand the coffee market. In fact, you’ve become a regular at a competitor’s operation for over a month. The owner thinks you’re his best customer. He even wants to name a sandwich creation after you. But you’re not there because you love the espresso. No, you’re actually spying. You’re learning everything you can about the competition so you can outsmart them. Is this behavior ethical? BUSN 115 Week 4 Discussions 2 A Small Business and Social Media Posted by All Students 53 Pages What is your overall goal in using social media? Have you used social media on a personal level? If so, how? Were there any...
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