Sears designed a training program to improve took and hardware sales. The two-hour program involved distance learning and was broadcast from the Sears training facility to fifty sales people at ten store locations in the United States. The salespersons are paid $15 per hour. The program involved training salespeople in how to set up merchandise displays so they attract buyers’ attention. Sales of tools and merchandise at the ten store included in the program averaged $5,000 per week before the program and $6,500 per week after the program. Program costs included: Instructor $10,000 Distance Learning (satellite space rental) 5,000 Materials ($100 per trainee @ 50 trainees) 5,000 Trainees’ salaries and benfits (50 trainees with wages of $15 per hour in a 2- hour training program 1,500 1. What….
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a) Identify questions of ethics and sustainability and analyse how they impact on one’s day-to-day work experience. b) Apply a range of ethical frameworks and develop a vocabulary for ethical issues. c) Demonstrate the ability to apply the various frameworks that underpin how individuals and organisations make decisions on complex ethical issues. d) Analyse the impact of economic, commercial, social and environmental trends on organisation’s ethical and sustainability behaviours. e) Explore specific sustainability tools such as values-based management and stakeholder perspectives. f) Evaluate the role of the individual as an agent of ethical and sustainable behaviour in organisations. Context This assessment allows students to develop writing skills in ethics and sustainability scenarios and to explore the ways in which stakeholder theory and values management can be used….
You will be allocated to a group of three students who, in modules 5.2 (week 10) and 6.1 (week 11) will prepare a short, written scenario (around 500 words) that describes one ethical or sustainability issue facing an organisation of your choice. You will then use the scenario as the basis for completing your Assessment 3 report. Structure of scenario 1. Short description of organisation (100 words) 2. Description of the ethical issue (300 words) 3. List of key stakeholders 4. Statement of the ethical issue, in one sentence, in the form of a question (i.e. what is the decision the organisation must take) Examples of questions How should a mobile phone company deal with the issue of waste caused by discarded phones? How can mining….