Chapter 10 Lecture:
Previous Topics for Proposals and Formal Reports
Here is a list of representation topics for which formal reports have been prepared.
1. Should job candidates have to pay to find a job? Investigate employment services, their fee schedules, and reaction to such fees.
2. Are some car-leasing arrangements a scam? Summarize the process of renting a car. What advice does the Federal Trade commission give on this topic? What conclusions can be drawn about leasing a car?
3. Should your company introduce an intranet? Investigate the rapid growth of intranets and their utility.
4. Should your company develop a formal E-mail policy for employees to follow? What are the dangers to companies without such policies? What should be included in such a policy? How should such a policy be implemented or enforced?
5. What fund-raising projects could raise $50,000 for your college or philanthropic cause?
6. As an employee of a Big Six accounting firm, you have been asked to investigate opening a branch office in a foreign country. Choose a country where English is not a first language. What should management know about customs in this country? How would laws affect business there? What is the potential for use of accounting services?
7. What are businesses doing to promote ethical conduct among employees and managers? Investigate training programs, policies, conduct codes, and other means to improve ethics.
8. Do employee recognition programs really improve employee loyalty?
9. Are women less effective than men in representing their U. S. companies in Asian cultures?
10. Are the requirements for a degree in your major realistic and relevant?
11. Should drivers be allowed to use cell phones while driving? What safety advice should they follow.