Sinking of the Costa Concordia: A Post Disaster Analysis

Satisfactory Essays
Nick Morales
Week 1 Homework
8/24/14

1. Which internal and external stakeholders are positively and negatively affected by Micky Arison's decision to avoid contact with the media?

Internal and external stakeholders were positively and negatively affected by Micky Arison's decision to avoid contact with the media. Internal stake holders consist of employees, owners, and the board of directors. External stake holders are people of groups in the organization's external environment that are affected by it. Board of directors are the internal stakeholders that were negatively affected by Micky Arison's decision to remain out of the public eye after the Costa Concordia disaster. Also the owners might take a loss in stock if people start to take money out of Carnival. Board of directors are responsible for helping set the organization's overall strategic goals and approve the major decisions. Competitors are the external stakeholders who were positively affected by Micky Arison's decision to remain out of the public eye after the Costa Concordia disaster. Competitors are organizations or people that compete for customers or resources, such as talented employees or raw materials. Competitors may have benefited in business as Arison's silence may have caused customers to lose faith in Carnival and bring there business elsewhere. It clearly is going to negatively effect their customers because of the dangers they think they'll face in seas after the Costa Concordia sinking.

2. Which of the six general environmental forces influenced Arison's decision to avoid communication about the sinking of the Costa Concordia? Discuss.

Out of the six general environmental forces sociocultural forces influenced Arison's decision to avoid communication about the sinking of the Costa Concordia. Sociocultural forces are influences and trends originating in a country's, a society's, or culture's human relationships and values which may affect an organization. I believe that

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