How can we communicate our thoughts and try to influence others? How do the things that I buy affect the lives of other people in other parts of the world? How are some companies employing good business practices while some are not? What can I do about it?

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8 Νοε 2013 (πριν από 3 χρόνια και 9 μήνες)

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Area of Interaction

Community and service



How do we live in relation to others?



How can I contribute to the community?



How can I help others?


Community:
Essential Questions


How can we communicate our thoughts and try to influence others?
How do the
things that
I buy affect the lives of other people in other parts of the world? How are some companies
employing good business practices while some are not? What can I do about it?



Assignment

Students will write a business letter and use persuasive
techniques.

Students will explore
the business practices of companies that make products they buy or want to buy. Students
will consider factors such as working conditions, safety, and child labor/slave labor,
environmental impact, wages, etc.

They will
follow the business letter format and will write
300
-
400

words.

Topics

Go to
www.Infotopia.info

as well as


Then,

search for some of these topics

on bad business practices
:



Poor
Working Conditions



Safety

Violations



Child Labor/slave labor



Environmental
violations



Labor Conditions


Then, search good business practices.



Best business practices



Good places to work



Good working environment



Safety and the workplace

Go to opposing viewpoints through Meridian page and enter password as Meridian.
http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/rou9892?db=OVIC

Some topics are controversial:



Outsourcing jobs to other

countries



Executive compensation



Offshore drilling



Air pollution



Recycling



Misleading advertising



Renewable energy