Biz Ethics Case Study Home Depot

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HUM300 Module 5 Case Study: Home Depot Implements Stakeholder Orientation 1. On the basis of Home Depot’s response to environmental issues, describe the attributes (power, legitimacy, and urgency) of this stakeholder. Home Depot seems to have been very responsible and responsive to the environmental issues. It initiated several practices and principles that are key to protecting the environment as a large corporation, but also in creating awareness and social responsibility. It is obvious that our environment is what sustains us as human beings, and that we are not doing enough as a society. This is a very urgent issue to attend to. I know that I personally, might choose Home Depot over other home improvement centers, armed…show more content…
Home Depot seems quick enough to ramp up growth again when it is more fiscally safe and in the mean time they have taken the time to improve upon what already existed. The greater good is served by not going further into debt, especially at a time when building is down. Regardless of the money one can save by buying land and expanding cheap, if there’s nobody to shop at the stores and no money to be spent there, it is ultimately going to result in failure. Understanding who they impact and what their needs are enables Home Depot to act accordingly, with high moral standard. Home Depot did not have to befall any sort of huge scandal or impropriety in order to understand the need to be socially responsible. Their leadership has allowed them to be aware of the customer, fix mistakes when they happen, aim for the highest customer satisfaction, offer value and honesty in product information, care for the environment, give back to the community, foster diversity and act responsibly with their shareholders money. It seems that Home Depot really is a “feel good” company. GRADING: your case study provided some great case information, but did not include much module information beyond that. The paper does not integrate any real life personal experiences. You addressed all the questions, but the answers do not include any insights from

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