Est1 Essay

690 Words Nov 27th, 2014 3 Pages
EST1 Task 1
Kara Kinikini
Student ID: 265037
Business Management

Many believe that business entities should have an ethical duty to be socially responsible, to work towards increasing its positive effects on society while decreasing its negative effects. Many organizations look for opportunities to be socially responsible while also creating shareholder wealth.

Company Q is a small local grocery store chain located in a major metropolitan area. They have recently closed a couple of stores in higher-crime-rate areas of the city, reportedly because these two stores were consistently losing money. After years of requests from customers, all of their stores have started offering a very limited amount of health-conscience and organic
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1. Company Q definately needs to have an all empoloyee staff meeting, and in that meeting some of things that management needs to bring to the attention of their employees is the current issues they are having in regards to employee theft, and how that problem was a big contributing factor in their decision to stores. Also, in this meeting i think it would be beneficial for Management to require all employees to attend a manditory presentation that will put into perspective the damage of dishonest employees, and how that problem alone can effect a business, that customers, consumers, or clients of that business, and also how it will effect other employees who aren't being dishonest.

2. Company Q's management should announce to their employees that they will be choosing "Employee of The Month" and which ever employee is picked for each month will receive a generous raise, as well as have their picture posted at the front of the store for the entire month, and this will give Company Q's employees more of an insentive to display honest, hard working behavior, and help eliminate the issue of employee theft.

3. Company Q will start a Customer Appreciation Program, and each customer will have the option to sign up for this…

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