CJA 413 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Ethical Scrapbook Project

CJA 413 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Ethical Scrapbook Project

Locate three contemporary examples in each of the following four categories, for a total of 12 examples: Good Samaritan conduct or random acts of kindness Acts of vigilantism – violating the law to enforce the law Acts of civil disobedience – violating the law to change the law Three criminal acts committed by professionals in the course of their employment other than criminal justice professionals in which the defendant was believed to have violated the ethical standards of his or her profession. Using a PowerPoint presentation with Speaker’s Notes, assemble your 12 examples according to their category and in a visually appealing manner. For each example, provide a summary, a graphic illustration, and a properly formatted reference. In the summary for each example, compare your individual responses to the following questions: Do you think the individual made the best decision possible given the circumstances? Could you see yourself acting similarly in similar circumstances? Write a 1,000- to 1,500-word paper in which you summarize your individual and team responses to the following questions: Should all jurisdictions have a Good Samaritan law requiring an individual to help another if they are able? Explain why. What have you done that would be considered acting as a Good Samaritan? Have you ever failed to act when an individual needed help? Should vigilantism be permitted when the criminal justice system fails? Explain why. Under what circumstances might you violate the law to enforce the law? Historically, in your opinion, has civil disobedience been effective in changing the law? Explain why. What laws do you disagree with or would consider violating to change? Explain. What conditions exist in the various professions, other than criminal justice professions, that contribute to the commission of unethical behavior? Consider the business and corporate sectors, medical professions, religious authorities, retail establishments, construction industry, insurance industry, banking, education, professional sports, research, pharmaceutical companies, and politics. Do you believe that American society as a whole is predisposed to ethical or unethical behavior? What may be done to reduce ethical violations among professionals?

MGT 311 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Change Management and Communication Plan

MGT 311 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Change Management and Communication Plan

Riordan Manufacturing has decided to make a change to company’s customer management system. The company does not currently have any formal system for managing their customer information and has traditionally left this up to individual employees. This new system will require all employees to use one customer management system. Your team is now working to help Riordan implement this planned change. Your team must do the following in your role as consultants:

Section I: Change Management Plan

Resource: Riordan Manufacturing Virtual Organization

Review the intranet site for Riordan Manufacturing including Human Resources – Organizational Charts, Employee Files, etc., and Sales & Marketing – Marketing Information Systems.

Create a change management plan of 1,050- to 1,400-words. Complete the following in your plan:

· Identify the current formal and informal power structures in the organization. How might the power and political structure of the organization affect employee behavior?

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· Identify the most appropriate and effective organizational structures for Riordan Manufacturing that will help them accomplish their planned changes.

· What are the potential effects of this selected structure on employee behavior?

· Identify characteristics of the company’s culture. What are the potential influences of the corporate culture on employee behavior?

· Identify the potential sources of resistance to change and develop strategies to manage resistance to change.

· Recommend a strategy to implement the changes over the next 12 months.

· Describe how you will evaluate the success or failure of the planned change.

Section II: Communication Plan

Create a Communication Plan for the proposed change covered in the Change Management Plan. In the Communication Plan, complete the following:

· Select the most appropriate channels to communicate the change to the employees, and explain why you selected these channels.

· Identify the potential barriers to effective communication and strategies for overcoming the barriers.

Develop a message for one of the selected communication channels. In the message, complete the following:

· Identify those areas affected by the change.

· Establish the need for the change.

· Create a sense of urgency around the change.
Outline next steps in the change process.

CJA 324 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Ethical Scrapbook Project

CJA 324 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Ethical Scrapbook Project

· Locate three contemporary examples in each of the following categories for a total of 12 examples:

o Good Samaritan conduct or random acts of kindness

o Acts of vigilantism – violating the law to enforce the law

o Acts of civil disobedience – violating the law to change the law

o Three criminal acts committed by professionals in the course of their employment other than criminal justice professionals in which the defendant was believed to have violated the ethical standards of his or her profession.

· Assemble your 12 examples according to their category and in a visually appealing manner. For each example, provide a summary, a graphic illustration, and a properly formatted reference.

· Review all 12 examples and individually answer the following questions:

o Do you think the individual made the best decision possible given the circumstances?

o Could you see yourself acting similarly in similar circumstances?

· Compare your individual responses to the questions above as a team:

o For which examples were all team members in agreement?

o Which examples generated disagreement?

o Discuss what the disagreement reflects in terms of personal value systems.

· Consider the following values: Friendship, Power, Altruism, Health, Recognition, Independence, Honesty, Religion, Beauty, Justice, Success, Wealth, Creativity, Knowledge, Wisdom, Family, Duty, Love, Loyalty, Inner Peace, Pleasure, Challenge, Safety, Risk, and Patriotism.

· Select three values that you value the most, and select three values that are least important to you.

· Compare your individual selections and agree on the three values most important to your team. Identify the three values that are least important.

· Identify as a team the value that the person committing the act (actor) appears to consider most important for each example included in your scrapbook.

· Identify the value that the actor appears to consider the least important.

· Compare each of the actor’s value systems with your individual and team value systems. In what way are they similar? In what way are they different?

· Discuss and answer the following questions as team:

o Should all jurisdictions have a Good Samaritan law requiring an individual to help another if they are able? Explain why. What have you done that would be considered acting as a Good Samaritan? Have you ever failed to act when an individual needed help?

o Should vigilantism be permitted when the criminal justice system fails? Explain why. Under what circumstances might you violate the law to enforce the law?

o Historically, in your opinion, has civil disobedience been effective in changing the law? Explain why. What laws do you disagree with or would consider violating to change? Explain.

o What conditions exist in the various professions, other than criminal justice professions, that contribute to the commission of unethical behavior? Consider the business and corporate sectors, medical professions, religious authorities, retail establishments, construction industry, insurance industry, banking, education, professional sports, research, pharmaceutical companies, and politics. Do you believe that American society as a whole is predisposed to ethical or unethical behavior? What may be done to reduce ethical violations among professionals?

· Write a 1,750- to 2,450-word paper in which you summarize your individual and team responses to the questions.

· Format your scrapbook and paper consistent with APA guidelines.