*Discussion 2 (ENVS1000 Sustainability Changes)

If you were just hired as a Sustainability Coordinator for a (1) large industrial company and (2) a university, what 2 programs would you implement for each and how would you determine whether they were successful?  No duplicates please!

*Unit 1.1 Discussion: Discretion (CRJ101 Introduction to Criminal Justice)

Discuss whether discretion could or should be taken away from law enforcement officers.  What are the advantages and disadvantages? Support your opinions.

*Unit 1.2 Discussion: Class and Crime (CRJ101 Introduction to Criminal Justice)

Discuss why lower-class individuals are overrepresented among offenders and victims.  Also discuss the relationship between race and class and why does the prison population look so different from the general population?  Please support your opinions and statements.

*Unit 1 DB: Title (FIN201 Principles of Finance)

In our reading resources, you were directed to view the reference USA website. Review the pages thoroughly and begin to think about and explore what options may be available to you in the world of Corporate Finance. Respond to the forum by telling everyone which jobs and career areas in finance seem most interesting to you and why? What specifically about the position and its responsibilities interests you? Why do you feel the job fits with your career interests, aspirations, and skill set?

*Unit 1 DB: What Function of Law is Most Important? (LAW204 Business Law)

Considering the functions of law as defined in the assigned reading for this unit:

  • Peacekeeping
  • Checking government power and promoting personal freedom
  • Facilitating planning and the realization of reasonable expectations
  • Promoting economic growth through free competition
  • Promoting social justice and protecting theenvironment.

Explain which function of the law, in your opinion, is the most important. Can the government legislate morality? Explain.

In response to your peers, consider your peers’ response. If they disagree with your response, consider the factual assumptions they have made which form the foundation of their opinion. Can you challenge those assumptions while furthering your discussion? If your responses are similar, consider posing a hypothetical question to test your peer’s conclusions.

Regardless of whether you are an attorney arguing in court or a business stakeholder pitching to shareholders or a potential client, adding support for your argument from appropriate resources strengthens your content. For this discussion board, be sure to include a citation to an appropriate source that supports the point you are making. (HINT: Your textbook is a great source!)

*Unit 1 Discussion (ACC111 Financial Accounting)

Anne Marie is the owner of Anne’s Beauty Salon, Inc.  Her accountant prepares a monthly financial statement for her business.  She doesn’t like to ask him questions about it.  She would rather ask you as you are her friend and since she knows that you are taking an accounting course, she asks you the following questions:

1. What does net income mean on the income statement?  If I have enough cash at the end of the month then I assume I made money.  This concept of net income seems complicated.

2. My accountant told me that the balance sheet shows assets = liabilities plus equity.  What does that mean?

3. I don’t understand what the Statement of Retained Earnings is all about.  What is retained earnings?

How would you respond to each of these questions?

Please use this document as a guide:  Anne’s Beauty Salon Inc Financial Statements

*Unit 1 Discussion: Perception (COM107 Introduction to Communication)

In this unit, you are learning about how perception affects social situations.  

According to your textbook, we use four types of cognitive schemata to make sense of perceptions: prototypes, personal constructs, stereotypes, and scripts. We apply schemata to organize and interpret experiences in our lives. The schemata shape our perceptions and influence how we communicate.

Find a recent example in the media (commercial, scene in a movie/TV show, etc. that was produced this year) that features two or more of these schemata, and how it influenced the social situation in the media clip. Please include an APA reference for your media clip.

 

In response to your peers, briefly share an experience where your perception influenced communication in a social situation.



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