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BUS 4023 BUSINESS ETHICS

28 Oct

 COURSEWORK 1 – INDIVIDUAL

 

Year 2017 MONTH SEPT   2017

 

Subject BUS 4023        BUSINESS  ETHICS
Weight 25% Submission Date WEEK 7

REGULATIONS

 

  1. Late Submission

 

  • A 10% deduction per day of total coursework marks (excluding weekends and public holidays).
  • Late submission between 5 to 10 days, results in a 50% deduction of total coursework marks.
  • Late submission past 10 days results in an automatic 0% for coursework and the student will be barred from the final examination.

 

B. Deliverables

Students must submit all materials supporting their coursework listed in the deliverable section.

 

  • The coursework must be done INDIVIDUALLY and must be entirely your own work. Please make sure that you are aware of the rules concerning plagiarism. If you are unclear about them, please consult your program coordinator/lecturer.

 

 

 

 

 

  • The coursework should exhibit formal research skills i.e. with a table of content, proper citations, references, and appendices.
  • The coursework write up must be able to demonstrate critical analysis and application of both theory and practical issues to the industry/companies that you have selected.
  • Student may include additional relevant data/information apart from the proposed guidelines in conjunction to your research. Additional marks will be awarded for such attempt.
  • Your coursework should not be more than 2500 words.
  • Use one and half spacing with 12-point font and New Times Roman. Fully justified. Pages must be numbered. Appropriate APA Referencing System will be employed where applicable.
  • You should submit Turnitin report with less than 25% plagiarism.
  • You should bind your completed coursework with the coursework cover page as the 1st page and Grading Scheme (Appendix A) as 2nd
  • A CD containing the softcopy version of your coursework and turnitin report should be submitted as well.

 

COURSEWORK 1 – QUESTION

 

 

Business ethics issues are reported on regularly in the media. You are required to select ONE industry from the list below and conduct a thorough or detailed investigation of the incidents (strictly related to business ethics) that have reported on the newspapers or web for organisations in that particular industry for the past or next two weeks. You have the option to conduct the analysis based on one country (i.e., Malaysia only) or more than one country. All evidences obtained from the media should be compiled and presented at the appendices section.

 

Critically analyse and evaluate the incidents related to business ethics issues by applying at least 3 relevant business ethic theories. You are also required to provide criticisms and opinions on the issues.

 

Which stakeholders have been affected by the incidents and how interest of the stakeholders are affected?

 

Recommend at least 5 strategies to overcome the reported incidents in the context of business ethics.

 

Industry choice (select only ONE) :

  • Banking, investment and financial services
  • Creative design
  • Telecommunications
  • Technology
  • Real estate
  • Medical health

 

 

 

Structure of Report:

 

Introduction                     :  Information on the industry selected and organisations

                                         involved.

Business Ethics issues :  Evaluate the incidents related to business ethics issues by

applying at least 3 relevant business ethic theories.

Stakeholder Analysis          :  Analyse which stakeholders have been affected by the

incidents and how it affected the related stakeholders’

interests.

Recommendations             :  Suggest at least 5 strategies to overcome the reported

incidents in the context of business ethics.

Conclusion                                        : Outcomes from the analysis and evaluation.

References

Appendices                                       : Evidences from the media

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

APPENDIX A

 BUSINESS ETHICS

   GRADING SCHEME (INDIVIDUAL REPORT)

 

 

Name of Student:   __________________________                  Student ID: _____________

No.

 

Assessment Criteria Weightings Marks Allotted by Lecturer
 

 1.

 

Introduction of the Industry and related Organisations

 

 

10

 
 

2.

 

Business Ethics issues

–       Analysis on the issues

–       Application of 3 relevant business ethic theories.

 

40

(20)

(20)

 
 

3.

 

Stakeholder Analysis

 

20

 

 
 

4.

 

Recommendations

–       5 strategies to overcome the issues

 

 

 

20

 
 

5.

 

Presentation of the report:

i.     Appropriate citation and references.

ii.    Style, format and readability including proper organization of answers.

iii.   Involvement and critical discussion

iv.  Cover Sheet, Table of Content and Page Number and Proper Heading/Title for each part answered, list of references (Use of  APA Referencing System), Appendices (with evidences provided).

v.   Overall presentation.

 

10

(2)

(2)

 

(2)

(2)

 

 

 

(2)

 
  TOTAL   /100
       

/25

 

 

 

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