Reminder: APA format required. Respond in 2100-2450 content words, not including title page, abstract, or references. Include 7 scholarly references in your paper.
In this question, you are asked to discuss the legal, ethical and business implications of the following topics– please select three and expound on each (see below).
- At-Will Employment
- Wrongful Termination
- Discrimination in Hiring
- Affirmative Action
- Sexual Harassment
- Age Discrimination
- Gender Discrimination
- Independent Contractors/Agents versus Employees
- Workplace Privacy
- Drug Testing, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
- Worker’s Compensation
- Product Liability
- Fair Labor Standards Act
- Whistle Blower Laws
- Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
- Cyber Law
- Technology (Social Media) and Employment
Introduction – please provide an introduction to the overall paper in which you describe which of the three topics you will discuss and why they are important to business management.
An analysis of each of the 3 topics selected that includes the following:
- An analysis of the topic from the legal issues from the employee and the employer perspective.
- An analysis of the topic from the ethical issues from the employee and the employer perspective
- An analysis of the topic from the business/organization’s perspective
A recommendation as to how each selected topic should be handled by a business including ways to avoid issues as well as how to handle it if this issue arises.
Question 1 Reminder: APA format required. Respond in 2100-2450 content words, not including title page, abstract, or references. Include 7 scholarly references in your paper. In this question, you are
For the Final Exam – include the exam question here, after you finish with Turnitin, not before. Title of Paper in Bold Centered Student Name American Public University COURSE####: Course Title Instructor Name Due Date Repeat the Title – Level 1 Header Hit the tab key one time to begin the main body of the paper. The paragraphs of the main document are indented. The computer will wrap your text for you based upon the margin settings established by this document template. It is not necessary for you to hit the Enter or return key at the end of a line of text. Only hit the enter key (one time) when you reach the end of a paragraph. Then hit the tab key to indent and then continue typing the paper. In APA7, any source that you use in your paper must have an in-text citation. In APA, these citations include the author’s last name and the year of the publication in parentheses (Name, Year). Literature Review In this section, you should provide a critique of all 7 articles you researched on the topics presented. Specifically, you are conducting a mini-review of literature that will support (or may not) your point of view. If using separate sections for the review, set up as follows: Level 2 Header use: Flush Left, Bold, Title Case Heading Sub-section your essay using sub-headers in the same sequence you introduced your topic in your lead paragraph, your thesis. Reminder: this is not an annotated bibliography. This section is a critique of your research articles. Level 3 Header use: Flush Left, Bold Italic, Title Case Heading The more lengthy or complex your essay, the potential for using additional Level Headers; notice the subtle difference. One tip for any submission, always double-check the font choice is consistent throughout the essay. Findings/Results of your Research What did you learn from your research? This should be written in first person. Think of this section in a different way. For example, ask yourself, is there a specific factor/issue that was new or important to you? Would you be able to incorporate any suggested changes in your workplace or organization? Was your thinking on this topic changed or enhanced? In what ways? What do you still want to learn about the topic? – this ties in with the following recommendation. Recommendation for Future Research (not best practices) In this section, discuss the areas of research that need further study or examination. Include one or two items to consider that are specific and measurable. This ties in with findings section. For example, if writing about change management, you could specify one or two factors from Kotter’s principles and compare successful/unsuccessful implementation of these in different industries or geographical locations. Conclusion Begin to summarize the main points of your topic in three to five sentences. The conclusion of your paper should re-phrase the points of what your reader should be left remembering, nothing new, concise and to the point. Do not introduce any new material in the conclusion that was not previously discussed. References (samples) All 33 Chile miners freed in flawless rescue. (2010, October 13). http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/39625809/ns/world_news-americas/ Daresh, J. C. (2004). Beginning the assistant principalship: A practical guide for new school administrators. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin. Herbst-Damm, K. L., & Kulik, J. A. (2005). Volunteer support, marital status, and the survival times of terminally ill patients. Health Psychology, 24, 225-229. doi:10.1037/0278-6126.96.36.199 Investopedia. (2016). Fair market value. Investopedia Dictionary. http://www.investopedia.com. Kernis, M. H., Cornell, D. P., Sun, C. R., Berry, A., Harlow, T., & Bach, J. S. (1993). There’s more to self-esteem than whether it is high or low: The importance of stability of self-esteem. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 65, 1190-1204. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. (2003). Managing asthma: A guide for schools (NIH Publication No. 02-2650). http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/prof/asthma/asth_sch.pdf In-text Citations (Samples) PLEASE NOTE: I placed sample citations in a chart so you could see the difference. Do not place cites in a chart format in your paper. Within a sentence At end of sentence “All 33 Chile Miners,” (2010) (“All 33 Chile Miners,” 2010). Daresh (2004) (Daresh, 2004). Herbst-Damm and Kulik (2005) (Herbst-Damm & Kulik, 2005). Investopedia (2016) (Investopedia, 2016). First citation: Kernis et al. (1993) First citation: (Kernis et al., 1993) First citation: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute [USDHHS] (2003) Subsequent cites: USDHHS (2003) First citation: (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute [USDHHS], 2003). Subsequent cites: (USDHHS, 2003).