Learning Engagement #4
- Major organizations (including universities) are currently revisiting their affirmative action policies. Discuss the pros and cons of these policies.
- Discuss whether it is possible to downsize a corporation in an ethical manner. In addition, have you ever worked in a company where a significant downsizing took place? Discuss your experience.
You are welcome to respond to this Engagement with a partner, and in a video response (limit to 25 minutes) in lieu of a typed response. If you choose this, each team member must post the recording. Peer responses are then not required.
PROFESSOR’S GUIDANCE FOR THIS WEEK’S LE:
“As minority businesses struggle to survive during the pandemic, the San Jose City Council is amplifying its efforts to ensure smaller, BIPOC, LGBTQ and women-owned businesses get a fair shot at competing for government contracts.”
The San Jose City Council voted unanimously Jan 12. to advance a proposal from Vice Mayor Chappie Jones and Councilmember Sylvia Arenas to evaluate disparities in contracting opportunities for minority businesses, an effort to figure out which groups need more support.
- Post your 300-400 word answers
- Offer at least two 100-200 word comments (replies) to posts from your peers’ discussions
- you will be graded using the following rubric and standards.
Requirements: Post your 300-400 word answers Offer at least two 100-200 word comments (replies) to posts from your peers’ discussions