This assignment is an assessment measure within the Sorrell College of Business. That means that we collect data from this assignment for determining whether or not we are meeting our program learning outcomes. With this assignment, we are trying to determine what you know about business ethics prior to taking this course. Therefore, do not be concerned if you aren’t sure how to approach this assignment. Do the best you can with what you currently know. I will not be grading this assignment; rather, failure to complete the assignment will result in a five point deduction on your midterm exam. Please note that within the assignment document the maximum page length is 10 pages. It should not take you 10 pages to complete this assignment. You can likely complete it in 1-4 pages depending on the conciseness of your writing and whether your single or double space.
Assume that you are the person identified as “you” in the problem provided to you. You have an Accounting degree from Troy University and you are a CPA. As stated in the problem, you are married and you have two children who are in a very expensive private school. Your spouse has just lost his/her job. Answer the questions set out at the end of the problem.
You are to compose a short paper that addresses all questions asked. As we are also evaluating your writing, your answers must be in an essay format, rather than using outlines or bullet points. You are to submit your answers in narrative form. Keep in mind that communication has multiple dimensions to it. Communicating substantive information is only one dimension. How well you communicate it and the grasp of the English language that you display in your communications will all have a bearing on how the individual grading your submission will evaluate it.
This assignment will make up a percent of your grade to be determined by your faculty member.
- Please ensure that the Certification set out below appears on your submission.
- Attach your Word document to this assignment and submit before the due date.
By submitting my responses to this Assignment, I hereby certify and affirm that I have not received any aid of any type from any of my classmates or students taking this course in other sections.