Order now
     

BUS 670 (Ashford) – Week 1-6 All Assignments

ÿ BUS 670 (Ashford) – Legal Environment Week 1 – Individual Assignment: Legal Underpinnings of Business Law The paper must be two to three pages, excluding title page and references page(s), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Imagine that you own each of the following businesses: Tinker_s Home Security Service (sole proprietorship) Tinker & Tailor_s Home Security Service (general partnership) Tinker & Tailor_s Home Security Service (LP) Tinker & Tailor_s Home Security Service, Inc. (corporation) Tinker & Tailor_s Home Security Service, LLC (LLC) ÿÿÿa.ÿÿÿÿÿÿÿThe businesses are being sued for breach of contract. In a chart that does not exceed one-half of a page, compare and contrast your personal liability exposure as a result of the different lawsuits. In one paragraph, discuss how you might limit your liability exposure within each particular business organizational form. ÿ ÿb.ÿÿÿÿÿÿAfter completing the first part of this exercise, describe one business that you may own some day or that you currently own. (Even if you never plan to own a business, pretend as if you will do so for the purposes of this assignment.) Identify the best business organizational form for the type of business that you have described, considering personal liability exposure as well as management, taxation, and ease of formation. ÿWeek 2 Individual Assignment Negligent Tort ÿ ÿ ÿThe paper must be four to five pages, excluding the title page and references page(s), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Address all of the following parts of this assignment: 1.ÿVisit the Consumer Product Safety Division website. Click on _Consumer Safety,_ and then click on _Recalls._ Choose one product that has been recalled. ÿÿÿa.ÿIdentify the product subject to recall. ÿÿÿb.ÿDetermine whether the manufacturer would be liable in negligence if the product had not been recalled and had caused harm to a consume ÿ ÿc.ÿAt a minimum, your analysis must discuss the concepts of duty of care, standard of care, breach of the duty of care, actual causation, proximate causation, actual injury, and defenses to negligence. 2.ÿIdentify and discuss a relevant consumer protection statute identified under _Consumer Protection_ in Chapter 8 of your text in conjunction with the product recall that you have identified. ÿ Week 3 – Individual Assignment Elements of a Contract The paper must be four to five (4-5) pages excluding title page and reference pages, following APA format. Address all of the following parts of this assignment: Suppose that the Fabulous Hotel hires you as head chef under a two-year employmentÿcontract. After two years, another hotel wants to hire you. However, in the original employmentÿcontractÿyou signed with the Fabulous Hotel, the following paragraph appears: _The below-signed agrees not to work as a chef for another hotel in the same metropolitan area for a period of two years after leaving our employ._ ÿIdentify whichÿelementsÿofÿcontractÿmust exist for this agreement to be enforceable.ÿ At a minimum, your paper must include a detailed description of the concepts of offer, acceptance, legal consideration, capacity, and legality of purpose. Is thisÿcontractÿgoverned by common law or the UCC? Why? Discuss under which circumstances this non-compete agreement would be unenforceable. ÿ Week 4 – Final Paper Outline – Legal & Ethical Issues that Arise in Business ÿThe paper must be one to two pages, excluding the title page and references page(s), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Address all of the following parts of this assignment: ÿÿÿa.ÿPrepare a one- to two-page, single-spaced outline of your Final Paper. ÿÿÿb.ÿThe outline must contain all major sections that will exist in the Final Paper ÿ ÿc.ÿThe outline must be accompanied by a references page that includes at least 10 scholarly sources that will be used in your Final Paper.ÿ ÿ Week 5 – Individual Assignment – Anti-discrimination Laws Related to Employment The paper must be two to three pages, excluding the title page and references page(s), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Address all of the following parts of this assignment: Your supervisor has placed you in charge of hiring a new, full-time administrative assistant for your department. ÿÿÿa.ÿWrite an advertisement for that position that complies with federal law. This advertisement must be detailed. The minimum length of your job description must be 300 words. You can make up the job details. ÿ ÿb.ÿWrite 10 illegal questions that must not be asked, and 10 legal questions that may be asked during the interview. Clearly indicate which questions are legal, and which ones are illegal. Explain your reasoning.ÿ ÿ Week 6 – Final Paper: Legal and Ethical Issues that ÿArise in Business Focus of the Final Paper Prepare an 11- to 15-page paper (excluding title page and reference page) that analyzes a legal/ethical issue or situation relating to a current, previous, or potential future work environment. Use at least 10 scholarly sources that are suitable for research in a graduate-level course. Your paper must include the following: 1.ÿA description of a business situation that presents a legal and ethical issue. The business situation must be from prior, current, or anticipated future employment experiences, or a current event. The description of the business situation must not exceed two pages. 2.ÿAnalysis of the ethical concerns raised by the situation. ÿ ÿÿa.ÿApply at least two different ethical theories to the situation to support at least two different outcomes. ÿÿÿ b.ÿThe paper must identify which ethical outlook, as applied to this particular situation, will result in the best legal outcome for the business. 3.ÿApplication of the relevant area(s) of law that has (have) been addressed in this course to the situation (e.g., constitutional law, contracts, anti-trust law, securities regulations, employment law, environmental law, crimes, or torts) and a discussion of the applicable law as it applies to the situation identified. ÿÿÿ a.ÿThe application of law must be accurate and thorough. ÿÿÿ b.ÿThe discussion of the different applicable law suggested by the situation being examined must reflect a thorough understanding of the relevant legal analysis. 4.ÿA recommendation to reduce liability exposure and improve the ethical climate or the overall ethics of the situation.ÿ