Your weekly Readings and Research assignment presents an opportunity to reflect


Your weekly Readings and Research assignment presents an opportunity to reflect on special topics presented via articles and readings from various publications and sources, The articles to be examined highlight complexities and challenges faced by organizations and individuals in business. Managers should understand that their primary functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling are often accomplished under less-than-ideal circumstances involving a blend of facts, statistics, opinions, perspectives, competing goals, and arguments for and arguments against particular issues. Well-balanced leadership and decision-making is rooted in a reflection and appreciation of ‘both sides of the story”.
Your task:
1. Read and analyze the attached article(s) linked below. You are encouraged to research other related articles for further depth.
2. Submit an original analysis (in your own words) of the weekly topic. Rules: Do not cut and paste other’s work and cite all sources if you do quote others. Your analysis needs to present a balanced approach (arguments for and against discussed if appropriate) and be a minimum of 250 words. Provide a brief overview describing the major points made in the article(s), answer any related questions, and include any conclusions you may have made from the article(s).
Social Responsibilities of Business Managers on JSTOR
The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits (umich.edu)
Questions: Do Corporations Have a Responsibility to Society Beyond Maximizing Profits?


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