PREPAREDNESS PLAN OUTLINE INSTRUCTIONS
You will prepare a 1-2 page paper outline in current APA format. Clearly present your disaster plan outline including the following components.
The outline should include information from your assigned readings, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Bible. Cite your references using APA style.
MGMT8420 – Sustainable Development:
Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow
Assignment #2: The Business Drivers of Sustainability Instructions and Requirements
|DUE DATE||Delivery Method|
|Week 5 – Sunday, Feb||Electronic copy of assignment|
|16 by 11:30 PM||uploaded to eConestoga|
Late Submissions Receive a Mark of 0
Worth 10% of final grade for this course.
“No amount of advertising, no clever marketing campaign, at any price, could have produced or created this much goodwill. It’s a better business model.”
(Ray Anderson, former CEO of Interface)
As discussed in class in Week 4, the business case for sustainability has been well documented in both theory and in practice. From attracting and retaining top talent to improving operational efficiency, an increasing number of local-global organizations are defining business strategy through a lens of sustainability to realize the many business benefits.
The goal of this assignment is to prepare you, an aspiring global business manager, with the knowledge, skills and abilities to effectively communicate the business case for sustainability.
Read all questions before you begin working on the questions. The questions are related (dependent) on each other and before beginning answering any one question, it is good to know what the entire assignment requires.
Be sure to include proper citations/references according to the APA reference style. Should you have any questions regarding how to reference works properly, please visit the Learning Commons, the Library and/or access APA @ Conestoga. Failure to reference “borrowed” materials properly will result in a grade of 0 and, depending on the severity of the plagiarism, an academic warning or offence.
Instructor: Greg Springall 2020 Winter Page 1 of 4
Process to Complete Assignment:
Include a title page, which should provide the following information:
In the Appendix A, there is an example for Interface, which should help you work through the assignment.
A good resource to get familiar with is the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) that provides key sustainability reporting by global companies https://www.globalreporting.org/Pages/default.aspx
Instructor: Greg Springall 2020 Winter Page 2 of 4
APPENDIX A –Example of Table Deliverable
|Event||Drivers||References for Research|
|Organization Example: Interface|
|1.||Ongoing requirements||Attract and retain||Anderson, Ray (2009). Confessions of a Radical|
|for new employees||top talent||Industrialist: Profits, People, Purpose – Doing|
|Business by Respecting the Earth. USA: St|
|2.||Rising prices of raw||Reduce||Harvard University (2001). Environmental Crusader|
|materials||operational||and EU Commissioner Take Center Stage. USA:|
|expenses||Centre for Business & Government. Retrieved 7|
|August 2011 from|
|3.||Consultant reports||New markets||(2017) Carpets and Rugs Markets 2016-2024 –|
|that the global growth||Global Strategic Business Report 2017.|
|for Carpet or Rug||Retrieved from|
|market showed great||https://www.prnewswire.com/news-|
|1.||Drive 2A||Author, A. (Date). Title of Article. Title of|
|Newspaper or Magazine. Retrieval statement|
|including date and URL OR Retrieval statement|
|including database name. Source for Driver 2A|
|2.||Driver 2B||Source for Driver 2B|
|3.||Driver 2C||Source for Driver 2C|
|1.||Driver 3A||Source for Driver 3A|
|2.||Driver 3B||Source for Driver 3B|
|3.||Driver 3C||Source for Driver 3c|
|1.||Driver 4A||Source for Driver 4A|
|2.||Driver 4B||Source for Driver 4B|
|3.||Driver 4C||Source for Driver 4c|
Instructor: Greg Springall 2020 Winter Page 3 of 4
Marking ……………………………………………………………………. Maximum 10 Points
|Scoring||0 – 1 Points||2 – 3 Points||4 – 6 Points||7 Points|
|•||Chart is unclear||•||Chart may be||• Chart is clear and||•||Chart is clear and|
|and/or incomplete||unclear and/or||complete||complete|
|•||Description is||incomplete||• Appropriate drivers||•||Appropriate|
|for each of the four|
|missing key||•||Drivers may be||drivers for each|
|information||redundant and/or||of the four|
|•||Fails to||missing||• Reflection on||organizations|
|drivers of business|
|Max 7 pts||sound||consideration||reflection on|
|understanding of||given to drivers of||• Effective use of||drivers of|
|the drivers of||business||supporting||business|
|sustainability||•||Some supporting||•||Effective use of|
|•||Little supporting||research is used||supporting|
|research is used||research|
|Scoring||0 Points||1 Points||2 Points||3 Points|
|•||The report||•||The report||•||Spelling and||•||The report is|
|contains many||contains minor||punctuation errors||nearly free of|
|spelling or||errors, which||do not significantly||spelling and|
|punctuation||make the writing||affect the||punctuation|
|errors, which||difficult to||communication of||errors|
|makes the writing||understand||ideas||•||The report is well|
|Style||•||The report is||•||The report is||organized|
|Max 3 Pts||•||All citations are|
|•||The answer is||organized|
|•||Minor issues with||complete along|
|•||An effort to use||citations and/or||with references|
|•||Lacks citations||citations and/or||reference|
A Note on Academic Integrity
“Written or other work which a student submits in a course shall be the product of his/her own efforts. Plagiarism, cheating, or other forms of academic dishonesty are prohibited. Cheating means the misrepresentation by the student of his/her performance in a college setting” (Conestoga College, 2018).
For more information on this policy, please go to the Academic Integrity Website at http://lib.conestogac.on.ca/academic-integrity
Or come speak with me.
To avoid plagiarism, be sure to cite your sources using the APA style. Should you require further information and/or assistance using the APA style guide, please visit the Learning Commons, the Library in person or online at APA @ Conestoga. Failure to cite your sources is considered a violation of academic integrity and will not be tolerated by the College.