Law of Nature Sumner’s statement about competition and the “law of nature” leads to a great American belief. Those who have done well materially are better than those who have done not so well. Those who have prospered have done so because of their own individual talents and efforts. The corollary is that those who have not done so well have done so because of some personal defect. Discuss whether you agree or disagree with this statement. Where appropriate, provide specific examples to support your opinions.
Social Work as a Profession Compare and contrast the ways volunteers and professionals may deliver social services. In what ways might they have conflicting purposes? Why? Do you believe that social workers should be closely supervised, as most are, having less autonomy, or be more autonomous and less closely supervised? Why? Explain your answer with evidence from your readings to support your answer. Choose a current issue that impacts social work today. How will this issue impact the future of social work?
employment relationships Question description The purpose of this assignment is to discuss the elements of the different types of employment relationships and to analyze the ethics behind potentially discriminatory employment policies. Scenario: An employee is hired by Dream Massage to be a massage therapist. She is hired as an independent contractor and, therefore, receives no tax withholding or employment benefits. Dream Massage requires the employee to work a set schedule, provides her clients and all her massage products, and exercises complete control over how she does her work. In addition, when the employee shows up to work the first day, […]
Business Torts and Intellectual Property Question description Assignment Steps Scenario: Sam is an employee of ABC Paper Corp. He signed a non-disclosure agreement as a condition of his employment with ABC. Sam is approached by XYZ Paper Co. with an offer of employment, but only if he brings his client list with him. Sam was fully responsible for creating his client list, so he agrees to provide it to XYZ. When Sam downloads his client list onto an external flash drive, he is caught in the act by his boss Natalie. Sam grabs the flash drive and runs out of […]
Duties of Corporate Directors and Officers Question description The purpose of this assignment is to explain the legal duties imposed on corporate directors and officers, to determine whether a director or officer has violated his or her legal duties to the corporation, and to evaluate how a violation of such duties may negatively affect the corporation and its shareholders. Read the following scenario. Fitzgerald Foods is a food processing corporation. In the past year, three directors were forced to leave Fitzgerald Foods after it was discovered the directors breached their legal duties to the corporation. Two of the directors were […]
Moral Relativism Question description Make a list of all the moral issues presented in this video. According to J. Rachels, what is the core of Ethics? Pick a case where you could accept the practice using Moral Relativism as a tool to support your argument. Pick a case where you could not accept the practice and use Moral Absolutism to support your argument.
Business Forms Question description Scenario: Adam and Laura wish to open a pet grooming shop called Dazzling Doggies Day Spa. Laura’s mother Beth would like to contribute the startup costs in exchange for a share of profits, but she doesn’t want to participate in the daily operations of the business. She also doesn’t want to have any personal liability in the business. Develop a 350- to 700-word summary with the following information: Which business organizational form would be best given the above circumstances, and why? Unbeknownst to Laura and Beth, Adam begins to use Dazzling Doggies Day Spa’s checking account […]
The United States Social Welfare Program Write a two to three page paper (excluding title and reference pages) discussing United States Social Welfare Programs. Using the schema presented in Chapter 7 of the text, select a social welfare program in the U.S. Apply the schema to the program. Answer each question within the schematic as it applies to your social program. Provide “real-life” examples to illustrate your points. Provide your analysis at the end of the paper as to the effectiveness of the program you chose and why it is or is not effective as it stands today.