BUS 475 Assignment 1 Social Performance of Organizations (***** De Beers Diamond Company + 7 Pages + APA Format + Abstract + Conclusion+ References ******)
Assignment 1: Social Performance of Organizations
According to the textbook, the current world economy is increasingly becoming integrated and interdependent; as a result, the relationship between business and society is becoming more complex. Use the Internet to research one (1) of the following organizations:
De Beers Diamond Company
National Football League (NFL)
British Petroleum (BP)
National Rifle Association (NRA)
Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:
1. Specify the nature, structure, types of products or service of your chosen organization, and two (2) key factors in the organization’s external environment that can affect its success. Provide explanation to support the rationale.
2. Examine three (3) salient stakeholders of the chosen organization based on their key roles and relationships with the company.
3. Suggest five (5) ways in which the primary stakeholders can influence the organization’s financial performance. Provide support for the response.
4. Specify one (1) controversial corporate social responsibility concern associated with your selected organization.
5. Analyze the relationship between business and society, and the ways in which they are part of an interactive system.
6. Assume the role as the leader of the most influential stakeholder group, and indicate three (3) potential challenges that you may face in encouraging stakeholders to form a coalition to help you achieve your goals. Suggest the significant steps that you would take in order to overcome these challenges that you have identified. Justify the response.
7. Use at least four (4) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.