This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Article Analysis #1 Western International University Mgt 463 February 8, 2009

1051 words - 4 pages

Article Analysis #1A case of possible fraudulent activity on the part of a small business entrepreneur in the Little Saigon business district has members of the community up in arms. The following analysis of the Little Saigon lawsuit accuses Lee's Sandwiches owner of duping San Jose council, shop owners' (McLaughlin, 2009) article will follow. This paper looks to identify central and secondary problems along with evidence to support the identification of the problems identified. Development and evaluation of conclusions in addition to choosing a conclusion that appears to effectively bring about the desired impact for community members along with short and long range implications will also be discussed.ProblemsThroughout the article claims of unethical behavior are reported against one business owner towards the remaining members of the 'Little Saigon' business community. Reports allege that Henry Huong Le, co-founder of the Lee's Sandwiches chain, cohersed dozens of other business owners to sign a petition that would effectively remove the name of 'Little Saigon' to be replaced by 'Saigon Business District' along Story Road in Silicon Valley, California (McLaughlin, 2009). The underlying central problem in this article focuses on fraudulent petitioning actions in which Vietnamese-American business owners were told that they were singing a petition for security camera, advocating for lions dances, and for the area to be designated as a Vietnamese retail area, no where in the petition was the mention of a name change identified. There are also cases of signature forgery involved in the case. Based on this article it appears that councilwoman Madison Nguyen may have a role in the deception of community members as well, as her appointment to office is possibly being recalled due to this event.Supporting EvidenceEvidence to support the claims of fraudulent activity comes from many of the members from whom signatures were gathered in November 2007. According to information from 92 business owners whose names were listed on the petition, they "did not want outsiders to impose a name to our business area that we do not need and do not want" (McLaughlin, 2009, ¶ 5). These same business owners claim that 'Little Saigon' is the name that they prefer and would not have signed a petition to make any unnecessary changes to that effect. Several business members report a 20 to 30 percent drop in business caused by retaliation from supporters of the 'Little Saigon' name which was inflicted due to false signatures on the petition (McLaughlin, 2009).Options for ResolutionAt this stage in the scenario there are still several options for resolution. Initially, it is imperative for the unethical behavior of Mr. Le to be addressed. Unethical behavior can not be overlooked in any business community or organization and this case is no different. In order to address the unethical behavior outlined Mr. Lee should be fined for his actions and removed from the...

Find Another Essay On Article Analysis #1 Western International University MGT 463 February 8, 2009

RAP #1 Homework assignment MGT323 UNR - University of Nevada, MGT 323 - Current event response

588 words - 3 pages Jake Inman, January 3, 2018, RAP #1 I work two seasonal jobs. Beach Lifeguarding in the summer and Ski Patrol in the winter. Though the jobs are nearly identical in their duties and “total process”, the systems in place to achieve the said tasks are vastly different. The behavior of the staff as a whole follows the systems in which they are given to complete their jobs. I work as a Lifeguard for the Santa Cruz City Fire Department. People who

Article Analysis #1

788 words - 4 pages of developing a pressure ulcer were implemented. Though precautions were taken, the patient still developed some blanchable redness on her sacral area before being transferred to the step-down unit on February 24th, 2014, which led to the finding of the article that gave some explanations to why this patient may have developed some blanchable redness though prevention strategies had been performed. Jill Cox RN, a wound, ostomy, continence

Analysis of Chapters 1 through 8 of Great Expectations

7545 words - 30 pages Analysis of Chapters 1 through 8 of Great Expectations Plot and Setting- The plot starts out with a little boy name Phillip Pirrip. It is a first person narrative about a boy back in the nineteenth century. The first eight chapters deal mostly with Pip’s childhood years. It also deals with who Pip is, and his family. In the beginning of the story Pip introduces himself, and introduces his dead parents. He is in the graveyard, and then a

MNC financial analysis - University of Ulster - International business

3236 words - 13 pages , many western MN companies internationalize in the prospect of sales growth and market access through the joint venture with a potential Chinese partner. Many foreign firms that have tried to access Chinese economy through joint ventures with the Chinese enterprise have reported that doing business in China is a very challenging task and need much time and effort. GLOBALIZATION AND CULTURE Some international companies that have developed the joint

Analysis of the Gospel John 1:1-6 Comparsion Genesis 1 and 2:1-3 and Proverbs 8

3203 words - 13 pages Analysis of the Gospel of John 1:1-6 and its comparison with Genesis 1 and 2: 1-3 and Proverbs 8 gives us insight into how a Christian text references Hebrew texts implicitly and explicitly. In chapter one, verse 1-6, of the Gospel of John, we not only witness the explicit references from Genesis and Proverbs, but also see how different ideas present in the two Hebrew texts have been reframed by the Gospel of John. We see a highlight of this

Journal Article Critique - Bougainville Copper: A Case Analysis in International Management

2377 words - 10 pages company operated in Papua New Guinea. (“The case of the Bougainville mine: Success and failure in the management of a multinational corporation.” Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, vol. 8; pp70-85).This essay focuses on the article in terms of the clarity of ideas, adequacy of literature review, specification of research goals, adequacy of data collection and data analysis, assessment of empirical methods, and

Verse analysis of Psalm 119:1-8

764 words - 3 pages 119:1 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law ofthe Lord.May we become the undefiled. May we learn together to walk in the wayof the Law. Blessed may be modernized to read happy. Notice theseChristians are happy to walk in the way of the Lord. They are havinga good time together. When we have a good time in the Lord then weencourage others to get what we have namely Christ. The greatestthing that we can forfeit to the Devil is

"The Case" A Critical analysis of the article "Making His Case" by Karen Tumulty, "Attacking Iraq, Think Again," by Mark Strauss, & a speech on Oct 8, 2002, by Pres Bush

1022 words - 4 pages The debate about the relationship between the United States and Iraq is a hot topicthese days, and there are many differences of opinion to consider. In comparing the speech given by President George Bush, "Saddam Hussein is a Threat to Peace," to an article written by journalist Mark Strauss entitled, "Attacking Iraq, (Think Again)," we see that these two agree on some points, but disagree on more. There are three topics that both men address

Waste analysis hotel industry-Holiday Inn - University Year 1 - essay

826 words - 4 pages WASTE Source: (Environmental management for hotels: the industry guide to sustainable operations, 2008) Fig.1 WATER WASTE A hotel requires considerable amounts of water which becomes an increasingly scarce and expensive resource (Kirk, 1996). Water accounts for 10% of a typical hotel utility bill, therefore a lower consumption would lead to reduced costs (Fig.1). Moreover many hotels pay for the water they consume twice: purchasing and then

Rhetorical Analysis On Teen Vogue Article Addressing Gender-Specific Clothing - Texas State University - Essay

1029 words - 5 pages Inclusivity In this article Dan Shinaberry, Teen Vogue Digital Analyst and Contributor, is attempting to target an audience of men and women who are looking to dress outside of gender norms despite the pressure of societal barriers. When Shinaberry is asked by the Teen Vogue fashion team to participate in a photoshoot that goes against the societal norms of what a man should wear in public, he agrees without hesitation to wearing a hoodie, kilt

Critical analysis on Susan Rose-Ackerman's article "Bribes, Patronage and Gift Giving, as well as Richard Friman and Peter Andreas' article "International relations and the Illicit global Economy

1195 words - 5 pages Corruption is not a new phenomenon in today's society, but it is an increasing problem. It is an ailment that causes many problems for countries, as well as international relations. When one thinks of corruption they do not think of the consequences that it brings along with it. However, in Susan Rose-Ackerman's' article "Bribes, Patronage, and Gift Giving" along with Richard Friman and Peter Andreas in their article "International Relations and

Similar Essays

International Measles Outbreak Of 2011 Western Governors University Essay

1335 words - 6 pages /mediacentre/factsheets/fs286/en/ Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ). (2016, December 23). Retrieved July 05, 2017, from Maron, D. F. (2015, February 05). Spreading Measles Outbreak Also Takes Heavy Economic Toll. Retrieved July 05, 2017, from

Redrum In Chiraq Causes Of High Murder Rate In Chicago Western Governors University, English Comp 1 Essay

1291 words - 6 pages Running head: REDRUM IN CHIRAQ 1 REDRUM IN CHIRAQ 2 Redrum in Chiraq Barron Gonsalves Western Governors University Redrum in Chiraq Chicago Illinois was founded on August 12, 1833. The then town boasted a population of 350. A short seven years later that number was at 4000 and quickly growing. A flourishing economy of manufacturing, retail, and finance brought residents from rural communities and immigrants from countries abroad. Industry

Evaluating Performance Through Motivation, Ethics, And Conflict Management University Of Phoenix Mgt 344 Stewart Stanfield December 8, 2008

804 words - 3 pages Evaluating Performance through Motivation, Ethics, and Conflict ManagementEvery year Universal Technical Institute celebrates and rewards individuals who have made the choice to serve the company over an extended length of time. This year's celebration included some members who have been working for the organization over 30 years, since the doors first opened. Some might ask how Universal Technical Institute is able to retain employees for such a

International Finance And Conversion Rate Change Risks For University Of Phoenix (Uop) Mgt 448

830 words - 3 pages Week Three Individual Assignment: International Finance PaperCurrency conversion rate changes are the most obvious risk of conducting business internationally; this can happen two ways: transaction and economic risks. Transaction risks arise when a firm agrees to pay or receive an amount of foreign currency. For example, if a US company agrees to purchase goods in 12 months for 100 million yen, and the dollar depreciates against the yen over