Instructions for Papers
All papers will be
½ x 11 paper
body of the paper should be at least 5 double-spaced pages. The
cover, bibliography, pages of charts, Table of Contents, etc., do not count
toward the 5 pages.
shall be 1 inch on each side.
Times New Roman 12 points or Courier New 12 points.
sure to number your pages in the body if the paper. Each page number
shall be in the bottom center. Cover pages, and the first page of
the body should not be numbered. See research paper guidelines for
other page-numbering information.
Papers must have, as needed:
document should be prepared in accordance with APA or MLA, the style guides are
available on the internet
It is important to follow the above directions; they will count
significantly toward your grade.
You should make certain to proofread and run spell check and
grammar checks. Careless errors due to failure to proofread will cause
Objectives of the assignment
Student will analyze a corporation’s legal and ethical decision
Discuss the reasons and reasoning supporting the corporation’s
decisions and actions
Discuss the reasons and reasoning for not supporting the corporation’s
(even if you take a position contrary to the company’s position, you should
analyze the company’s reasoning)
Discuss the legal and ethical consequences and implications of the
company’s decisions and actions
Approach: These are some suggested issues
your paper should address.
summary of Wal-Mart, including its history/background
company’s financial status and impact on, among others, its employees,
consumers, and the communities
of issues, what are the problems and why are they problems?
are the reasons for the company’s decisions and actions?
is your opinion about the company’s decisions and actions/
are some legal consequences of their decisions and actions?
ethical situations do you see in Wal-Mart’s decisions and actions?
would you advise Wal-Mart about its decisions and actions?
is your conclusion about Wal-Mart’s decisions and actions?
It is important to remember that this is a paper and should not be
prepared in a question and answer format.
SUGGESTED TOOLS AND RESOURCES:
This paper requires research and it is up to you to conduct the
research. However, here are a few tools that
you might find helpful
1. Videos. Listed below are links
to two videos that you should view for both your group presentation
and term paper.
2. Writing help. MyUDC has a number of
links to help you with writing – on the lower right side of
the web page.
2A. Below there are some additional technical resources you
might consider in preparing and writing the paper.
“How to Write a Decent Term Paper” – http://www.tulane.edu/~bfleury/termpaper.html
Researching – http://www.wikihow.com/Research-a-Paper
Term Paper Guidelines – http://www.lhup.edu/~dsimanek/termpapr.htm
Term Paper Templates
3. Links to articles: Listed below are links
to some articles that you should consider reading.
4. Suggested Internet searches. Also, on
the Internet, you may search the following:
– walmart lawsuit
– walmart lawsuit 2015