Global Business Horizons – Assignment 5

Please read the instructions provided below and answer the questions –

The purpose of this activity is to understand the relevance of sustainable practices to business. Find an example of a company that engages in sustainable business practice. Describe and critique their practices.

Review the live session for content related to this assignment.
Read Viswanathan, M. (2016). Chapter 6 & 7. In Bottom-Up Enterprise: Insights from Subsistence Marketplaces. eBookpartnerships. (uploaded in this order)

Q1 – What is specifically meant by sustainability, i.e., what is being sustained, in the firms mission or value statements? (140 words)

Q2 – What are the firms specific sustainability goals and how are they measured? (140 words)

Q3 – What specific strategies, tactics, or practices does the firm employ to achieve its sustainability goals? (140 words)

Q4 – What are the strengths and weaknesses of the company as it relates to sustainability? (140 words)

4 – Evaluation –

o Each of your answers will be evaluated based on how completely and concisely you have addressed the question based on all the course materials listed above.

o Please use a narrative style and please do not use bullet points or other forms of listing.

o Please avoid straight repetition of content from the course or other sources but rather use the space provided effectively by articulating your synthesis, analysis, and insights.

o Please be very careful about direct quotes and make proper attributions when such quoting is absolutely necessary. Your assignment will be checked by plagiarism software in the system.

o Our rubric for evaluating assignments addresses the following aspects.

o Relatedness/Specificity to Question (Versus Unrelated) – Is the question asked being answered or is some other question answered?

o Originality (Versus Repetition) – Is the answer mostly repetition from elsewhere?

o Depth Does the answer show depth of understanding/analysis?

o Breadth – Is the answer narrowly focused in terms of issues covered?

o We will provide feedback and breakup of points on the following subcategories

o Adherence to instruction-Does the assignment adhere to instructions in terms of word count limit, using a narrative style and not bullet points, and linking explicitly to each of three types of sources.

o Content richness-Is the content related/specific to the question? Is the content original (not repetition), in-depth (not superficial), and with sufficient breadth (not focused narrowly on a single issue)?

o Connection to Course- Is the connection to relevant module(s) of course related/specific to the question? Is the analysis original (not repetition), in-depth (not superficial), and with sufficient breadth (not focused narrowly on a single issue)?

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