ASHFORD BUS311 FULL COURSE [ ALL DISCUSSIONS ALL QUIZES AND ALL WEEKS ASSOGNMENTS

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DISCUSSIONSYour initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the.next.ecollege.com/(NEXT(1e2691f85e))/Main/CourseMode/Thread/ListThreadsView.ed?courseItemSubID=651601128&courseItemType=CourseContentItem&TopicID=0&#”>Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.Applying the Law to a Set of FactsRead the Hypothetical Case Problem #1 at the end of Chapter 1 and respond to these questions:1. If Javier sued Energy-Auto Inc., identify who would be the plaintiff and the defendant.2. In which state or states can the suit be brought?3. Assume that Javier incurred $100,000 in damages.a) Analyze whether the suit can be brought in federal courtb) Explain the advantages and disadvantages of federal versus state court for this type of suit.Guided Response: Analyze and respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. Do you agree with their conclusions? Did the facts you considered important in determining jurisdiction differ from your classmates? Explain why or why not.DISS 2Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the.next.ecollege.com/(NEXT(1e2691f85e))/Main/CourseMode/Thread/ListThreadsView.ed?courseItemSubID=651601132&courseItemType=CourseContentItem&TopicID=0&#”>Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.Tort or CrimeIn Chapter 1 of the text you read about the Bailey v. Eminem defamation case where the court held Eminem’s lyrics were protected by the First Amendment. Read the article and view the video (the links are listed under Week 1 Additional Learning Resources Required and Week 1 Multimedia Required) to the Pahler v. Slayer case. Respond to the following questions:1. Did the Pahler court use the same reasoning as used in Bailey v. Eminem?2. Should the court’s decision in Pahler be different because a young girl was murdered?3. Recall the difference between a crime and a tort. Based on these two cases, analyze and discuss whether artists should be held liable for the actions of their fans.Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’’ postings. Do you agree with their analysis? Discuss with at least two of your classmates’ the ethical issues raised in this case and if you think the courts’ decisions in both Bailey and Pahler were correct.Ashford 3: – Week 2 – Discussion 1Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the.next.ecollege.com/(NEXT(1e2691f85e))/Main/CourseMode/Thread/ListThreadsView.ed?courseItemSubID=651601151&courseItemType=CourseContentItem&TopicID=0&#”>Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.Elements of a ContractRead the Case Campbell Soup Co. v. Wentz in the text. Answer the following questions:1. What were the terms of the contract between Campbell and the Wentzes?2. Did the Wentzes perform under the contract?3. Did the court find specific performance to be an adequate legal remedy in this case?4. Why did the court refuse to help Campbell in enforcing its legal contract?5. How could Campbell change its contract in the future so as to avoid the unconsionability problem?Guided Response: Review your peer’s responses. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ letting them know if you agree with their analysis. Legal analysis is fact driven. If your analysis of the facts is different from a peer’s response, list the facts that led you to your conclusion. Did your peer give more weight to facts that you found unimportant? DISS 2Ashford 3: – Week 2 – Discussion 2Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the.next.ecollege.com/(NEXT(1e2691f85e))/Main/CourseMode/Thread/ListThreadsView.ed?courseItemSubID=651601153&courseItemType=CourseContentItem&TopicID=0&#”>Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)Read the Ace Heating and Cooling scenario in your text and answer the following questions:a. Under UCC 2-302, who has the best chance of getting out of the contract due to unconsionability?b. The symbol for justice features a woman wearing a blindfold illustrating that the law should be applied the same way regardless of who the parties are. Does the UCC rule seem to contradict this? Which approach do you think is more ethical?c. Note that both Glamour and Shady Rest are businesses, and courts rarely find that contracts between two businesses are unconscionable. The rationale is that a business is a sophisticated entity, familiar with transactions and able to protect itself. Do you think Glamour and Shady Rest are in a comparable position in regard to this contract? Why or why not?Guided Response: Respond to at least two of your classmates, explaining your position and why you agree or disagree with their comments. Do you think the contracts are fair or unfair considering the parties had a disproportionate ability to bargain? Under UCC Section 2-302 the court has the discretion to find the contract unconscionable. Do you think this is a good approach? What other methods to resolve this issue is appropriate?Ashford 4: – Week 3 – Discussion 1Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the.next.ecollege.com/(NEXT(1e2691f85e))/Main/CourseMode/Thread/ListThreadsView.ed?courseItemSubID=651601165&courseItemType=CourseContentItem&TopicID=0&#”>Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.Employment-at WillShould the law allow an employer to fire an employee without a good reason? Conduct research to provide examples to support your position and use your own personal employment experiences when possible. Have you observed situations where an employee was fired? Did the employer give a reason? Do you believe the employer’s actions were legal?Guided Response: Review your classmates’ responses. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings, expressing whether you agree or disagree with their assessment of the employer’s actions. Explain your position.Ashford 4: – Week 3 – Discussion 2Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the.next.ecollege.com/(NEXT(1e2691f85e))/Main/CourseMode/Thread/ListThreadsView.ed?courseItemSubID=651601166&courseItemType=CourseContentItem&TopicID=0&#”>Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.A Principal’s Responsibility for the Actions of Their AgentKaren is shopping at Big Mart. She has with her an umbrella which is the same brand Big Mart carries. When a Big Mart employee, Steve, sees her leave with the umbrella without going through the checkout lane, he asks her to come back into the store. Steve says that he thinks Karen is shoplifting the umbrella. Karen tells him that she has had the umbrella for years and shows him marks of wear and tear. Steve apologizes and tells Karen she is free to go. Can Karen successfully sue for false imprisonment or defamation? From what you have learned about the relationship between a principal and an agent, analyze whether Steve or Big Mart could be liable because of Steve’s actions.Guided Response: Review your peer’s responses. For at least two of your classmates, determine if your analysis of the facts is the same. Do you agree with their assessment or do you see the issue differently? Explain.WEEK 4Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the.next.ecollege.com/(NEXT(1e2691f85e))/Main/CourseMode/Thread/ListThreadsView.ed?courseItemSubID=651601185&courseItemType=CourseContentItem&TopicID=0&#”>Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.Real, Intellectual, and Personal Property.List two characteristics each of real, intellectual, and personal property. Do owners of real, intellectual, and personal property each have the same rights under the law? List how each type of property is treated under the law. Explain why it is in the best interest of society to treat these types of property the same or differently.Guided Response: Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. Do you agree or disagree with any of their views on real, intellectual or personal property? Do you agree with your classmate’s position on why society should treat property interests the same or differently? Explain.Ashford 5: – Week 4 – Discussion 2Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the.next.ecollege.com/(NEXT(1e2691f85e))/Main/CourseMode/Thread/ListThreadsView.ed?courseItemSubID=651601187&courseItemType=CourseContentItem&TopicID=0&#”>Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.Business EthicsRead the article Governance in the Spotlight: What Sarbanes Oxley means to You. In this article the author outlines provisions companies are now required to implement. Consider the requirements imposed by Sarbanes Oxley on corporate boards of directors. Do small businesses and privately held companies have ethical duties? If so, to whom would they owe this duty? Employees? Customers? Vendors? Should the law impose ethical requirements on small businesses or privately held companies or can the marketplace police unethical business behavior? Provide support to justify your position.Guided Response: Review your classmates’ posting. For at least two of your classmates, discuss whether you agree or disagree with their position. Explain.Ashford 6: – Week 5 – Discussion 1Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the.next.ecollege.com/(NEXT(1e2691f85e))/Main/CourseMode/Thread/ListThreadsView.ed?courseItemSubID=651601202&courseItemType=CourseContentItem&TopicID=0&#”>Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.Intellectual Property and TechnologyInternet domain names are linked to trademark issues. Technology makes it easy to copy and distribute music and movies without paying royalties. Business conducted on the internet raise security and privacy issues. What legal concerns are raised by these issues? Predict which of these issues will be of major concern in the future in regard to the law and business practices.Guided Response: Review your peer’s posts. Respond to at least two of your classmates describing whether you agree with their predictions or if you see the issues differently. Explain.DISS 2Ashford 6: – Week 5 – Discussion 2Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the.next.ecollege.com/(NEXT(1e2691f85e))/Main/CourseMode/Thread/ListThreadsView.ed?courseItemSubID=651601205&courseItemType=CourseContentItem&TopicID=0&#”>Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.The Global MarketplaceHow do governments attempt to control foreign businesses operating within their borders? When U.S. companies do business in other countries, what issues do they face? Describe the responsibilities and ethical concerns that you feel are important for U.S. companies to consider when doing business in other countriesGuided Response: Review your peer’s posts. Respond to at least two of your classmates explaining whether you agree or disagree with their position. Challenge your classmates by asking a question that may cause them to reevaluate their position.QUIZESThe U.S. Constitution has been amended _____ times.fivethirteentwenty-sevenfifty-twoQuestion 2. Question :In the case State v. Beciraj, the husband and wife defendants were charged with conspiracy to commit arson. It was difficult to prove the crime becausethe defendants never started a fire.the husband did not agree to the arson.the wife was not present when the fire occurred.the insurance on the property had lapsed.Question 3. Question :Which of the following would violate the Equal Protection Clause?A sheriff stops only people of Hispanic origin to check immigration papers.An airport has separate restrooms for men and women.A landlord refuses to rent an apartment to a homosexual couple.A woman registered on a dating website only considers African-American men as possible partners.Question 4. Question :The purpose of tort law is toprotect society.compensate victims of wrong doing.provide a safe way of getting even.discourage bad conduct.Question 5. Question :Notice of a lawsuit is generally accomplished through a procedure known as:Service of ProcessPersonal jurisdictionMinimum contactsForum choiceQuestion 6. Question :Justin is a famous professional athlete. The Daily News publishes a story which discloses that Justin gave syphilis to his ex-girlfriend, which he did. If Justin sues the Daily News for defamation, he will probablywin, because this would injure his reputation.win, because this has nothing to do with his status as an athlete.lose, because he has no damages.lose, because the statement was true.Question 7. Question :Aaron, an avid football fan, gets a black eye when he attends a game between the Packers and the Giants. While he was waiting for a beer, an attempted field goal hit the upright, bounced off and hit him in the face. If Aaron sues for negligence, he will probablywin, because the stadium should have screened the seats.win, because the football caused his black eye.lose, because he doesn’t have an injury.lose, because he assumed the risk.Question 8. Question :The type of law produced by bodies such as the Food and Drug Administration and the Internal Revenue Service is known as:Regulatory lawLimited lawConcurrent lawAdministrative lawQuestion 9. Question :According to the text, which of the following is the “supreme law of the land?”The law enacted by CongressRulings of the Supreme CourtThe U.S. ConstitutionThe State statutory lawQuestion 10. Question :If a state enacted a law that made it illegal to sing the national anthem of other countries, such a law would violate the ______ of the U.S. Constitution.Commerce ClauseFirst AmendmentDue Process ClauseEqual Protection ClauseRoyal Hotel Inc. orally orders 100 standard sets of sheets from Textile Inc. for a price of $500. Textile immediately sends back a written invoice with the details of the conversation. Royal and Textilehave an enforceable contract unless Royal objects within 10 days.INCORRECT have an enforceable contract unless Textile objects within a reasonable time.do not have an enforceable contract because it was an oral agreement.do not have an enforceable contract because Royal never signed the invoice.Question 2. Question :A simple contract need(s)tobe oral.be entered into by a person, not a business.not include an offer and acceptance.not be signed by the parties.Question 3. Question :Beta Inc. offers to buy 25 screwdrivers from Industrial Hardware for $75. Industrial responds, “We have the screwdrivers you wish to purchase, but the price is $80.” Beta replies, “No, we can find them cheaper somewhere else.” Industrial now responds, “We accept your offer of 25 screwdrivers for $75.” Do they have a contract?No, Industrial’s counteroffer terminated Beta’s offer.No, Beta never made an offer since shipment terms were not included.Yes, Beta made a firm offer.Yes, Industrial was merely attempting to negotiate.Question 4. Question :Royal Hotel Inc. verbally orders 100 sets of sheets and pillowcases, each to be embroidered with the chain’s coronet logo, for $1,000, from Textile Inc. Textile starts on the order and has completed 45 sets when Royal calls back and cancels the order. Which of the following is true?There is no contract; Textile never accepted the offer.The contract is unenforceable; it falls within the UCC Statute of Frauds.The contract is fully enforceable; this is the part performance exception to the Statute of Frauds.The contract is fully enforceable; this is the specially manufactured goods exception to the Statute of Frauds.Question 5. Question :Daniel offers to sell his Toyota Camry to Jen for $8,000. Jen replies, “I accept. Make sure you wash and wax the car before you bring it over.” Which best describes the situation?There is a contract; Daniel must wash and wax the car.There is a contract, but Daniel does not have to wash and wax the car.There is no contract; Jen made a counteroffer.There is no contract unless Jen is willing to take an unwashed car.Question 6. Question :Alpha orders 100 Grade A widgets from Beta. Beta does not have any Grade A widgets in stock, so it ships Alpha 100 Grade B widgets instead. Which of the following is true?Beta has made a counteroffer.Beta has accepted Alpha’s offer.Beta has breached.Two of theseQuestion 7. Question :Petra contracted to paint Bret’s house for $2,000. After beginning the job, Petra realizes that the house is really quite big, and she’s not going to make enough profit, so she tells Bret she wants another $500 to finish the job. Bret doesn’t want to pay more, but he’s afraid that if she walks off the job, he’ll have trouble finding someone else to finish it, so he agrees. Is Bret legally obligated to pay the extra $500?Yes, if Petra does finish the paint job.Yes, this is a contract under the UCC.No, Bret made an illusory promise.No, Petra had a pre-existing duty to paint the house for $2,000.Question 8. Question :If an offeree attempts to add different terms in an acceptance, which conflict with what the offeror statedthe terms cancel each other out.the offeror’s terms govern the contract.the offeree’s terms govern the contract.the offeree’s terms govern the contract unless the offeror objects.Question 9. Question :Merlin posts his car for sale. Breanna calls and leaves a voicemail, saying, “Hey, I definitely want to buy your car! I’ll pick it up tomorrow, okay?” Which of the following best describes the situation?There is a contract, because Breanna has accepted the offer.There is no contract, because Breanna did not use a proper form of acceptance.There is no contract, because Breanna made a counteroffer.There is no contract, because Merlin never made an offer.Question 10. Question :Delta Inc. offers to sell Omega Corp. a packaging machine. Omega responds “We’ll take it but only if there is a six-month warranty.” Which of the following is true?There is a contract, and Omega has a six-month warranty.There is a contract, but Omega does not have a six-month warranty.There is a contract unless the warranty term is a material change.There is no contract.Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act makes it illegal for an employer to discriminate based on an individual’s race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in any term or condition of employment.TrueFalseQuestion 2. Question : An employer has a duty to indemnify, or compensate an employee for any losses suffered as a result of authorized legal acts that the employee performs under the employment agreement.TrueFalseQuestion 3. Question : A fiduciary relationship is where one owes another a very high standard of loyalty and care, including the duty to look out for the other’s best interest and the duty to give notice of anything the other might reasonably wish to know.TrueFalseQuestion 4. Question : Under Title IV of the 1964 Civil Rights Actthe Catholic Church is required to ordain women for the priesthood.TrueFalseQuestion 5. Question : The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1986only protects men and women over age 65 against discrimination because of their age in hiring or promotion.TrueFalseQuestion 6. Question : Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act also applies to employers who employ less than 15 persons for a maximum of 15 hours per week during the year.TrueFalseQuestion 7. Question : Jose’s mother, Margaret, named Jose as her financial power of attorney so that Jose could endorse her checks, pay her bills and take care of her finances. The day after Margaret died; Jose found Margaret’s retirement check in her mail. Jose endorsed the check as Margaret’s power of attorney and deposited it into Margaret’s sole account. Jose’s actions were:appropriate because Margaret gave him a financial power of attorney.illegal because Jose’s authority as power of attorney ended upon Margaret’s death.appropriate because he was acting in Margaret’s best interest.illegal because Jose was not acting in Margaret’s best interest.Instructor Explanation: @Feedback: The answer can be found in Section 12.2 Termination of Agency: Death or Loss of Capacity, in the text.Question 8. Question : Which of the following is required to have a valid agency?The agent’s consent to actThe principal’s agreement to compensate the agentA contractNone of theseInstructor Explanation:@Feedback: The answer can be found in Section 12.1 Agency: Agency Formation, in the text.Points Received: 0 of 1Question 9. Question : The U.S. Constitution protects private sector employees through provisions for equal protection and due process.TrueFalsePoints Received: 0 of 1Question 10. Question : Among other things, the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 regulates minimum wage hours worked and overtime, employees’ breaks and child labor.TrueFalseMark, Matt, and Janina have a partnership. Which of the following will dissolve it?Without authority from her partners, Janina contracts to have the partnership offices completely redecorated.Matt commits a tort within the scope of partnership business.Vernon is added as a partner.Matt is in a car accident and paralyzed from the neck down.Question 2. Question : Brian is the 99% shareholder, president, and director of Arapine Corp. He frequently uses the corporation credit card for his personal expenses. If Arapine is insolvent and unable to pay its debts, and the corporation’s creditors sue Brian personally, what is the likely result?Brian is liable because he is a 99% shareholder.Brian is liable if he, as president, made the contracts with the creditors.Brian is liable because the court will pierce the corporate veilBrian will not be liable.Instructor Explanation: @Feedback: The answer can be found in Section 13.2 Corporations: Advantages and Disadvantages of Corporations, in the text.Question 3. Question : Which of the following is NOT involved in doing business on behalf of the corporation?PromotersDirectorsOfficersShareholdersQuestion 4. Question : Generally, the law presumes that the renter of an apartment willfix a leaky faucet.fix a leaky roof.give at least 60 days notice that he is leaving.show the apartment to prospective buyers if the building is for sale.Question 5. Question : Jake moves into an empty house. The owner lives down the block, and sees Jake coming and going periodically. Before Jake moved in, the house was often vandalized, but Jake seems to be taking care of it. After 20 years, the law declares Jake to be the owner of the property. This is an example of:AccessionAn easementAdverse possessionAn implied tenancyQuestion 6. Question : Cary, Dean, and Madeline are partners in a furniture store. Madeline wants to buy some antiques from an upcoming estate sale. Dean thinks it’s a good idea, but Cary says it is too pricey. Madeline goes ahead and buys the antiques. Which of the following best describes the situation?All three partners must agree on the furniture purchase.The estate can hold the partnership liable, but Madeline has breached her duty to the partnership.Cary will not be liable to the estate on the antiques contract.The partnership and all three partners will be liable on the contract for the antiques.Question 7. Question : Tamsyn is a promoter for Akers Inc., which is in the process of being formed. Tamsyn makes a contract with Lyle to rent warehouse space for Akers. Once Akers is formed, the board decides to buy a warehouse instead of renting. Who is liable to Lyle?TamsynAkers Inc.The board of directors for Akers Inc.All of theseQuestion 8. Question : Isabel invents a new type of exercise shoe, which she calls the “Super Soul.” To protect the name of her product, Isabel should get a:PatentCopyrightTrademarkLogoQuestion 9. Question : Personal property is defined asportable property.property which is owned by an individual.property which is fixed in an object.property which is attached to land.Question 10. Question : Carmen tells Jason, “I just found out I have cancer and I probably only have a month to live, so I’m giving you my oil painting, ‘Flowers in a Vase’.” Jason commiserates over her impending death, thanks her, and takes the painting. This illustrates:A gift inter vivosA gift causa mortisAn irrevocable giftA revocable giftTwo of theseASSIGNMENTSWEEK2AssignmentTo complete the following assignment, go to this week’s Assignment link in the left navigation.Critical Analysis PaperDescribe an example of a contract that you or someone you know entered into (e.g., rental agreement, cell phone agreement, property purchase or lease [e.g., car, home, furniture, etc.], home or car repair, or student loan agreement). In your description, be sure to provide specific contractual details including parties and subject matter involved. You must also address the following: Define the five essential elements of an enforceable contract, and demonstrate how each element relates to your example.Explain the circumstances of a breach of contract in your example, and discuss possible remedies.Your paper must be three to four pages (excluding title and references pages), and it must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. You must cite at least two scholarly sources in addition to the course textbook.Carefully review the .waypointoutcomes.com/assessment/5530/preview”>Grading Rubricfor the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.WEEK 4Multimedia activity: Business OrganizationVisit the Choose Your Business Structure section of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s website.If you were to start your own business, which business entity structure would you choose? Justify why your chosen structure is the best organizational form.Explain the following business structures: sole proprietorship, partnership, LLC, and a corporation. In your analysis address the following for each business structure:Steps to formPersonal liability for ownersTaxationAdvantages and disadvantagesYour paper must be three to five pages (excluding title and reference pages), and it must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. You must cite at least two scholarly sources in addition to the course textbook..Carefully review the.waypointoutcomes.com/assessment/5768/preview”>Grading Rubricfor the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.Week 3 – AssignmentFinal Paper ProposalFor detailed information regarding outlines, introductions, thesis statements, and an APA references list, visit the Ashford Writing Center.Review the assignment instructions for the Final Paper in Week Five. Submit an outline for your Final Paper that includes the following:Develop an introduction with a thesis statement for the Final Paper.Create an outline of the major headings with a two- to three-sentence description of what you will discuss under each heading.Provide a references page for the sources used in the Final Paper (the Final Paper has a minimum requirement of five scholarly sources).State the complete bibliographic citation for the scholarly source following APA guidelines.Your outline must be two to three pages (excluding title and reference pages) and must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.Carefully review the.waypointoutcomes.com/assessment/5548/preview”>Grading Rubricfor the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.Ashford 6: – Week 5 – Final PaperFinal PaperFocus of the Final PaperYou are the manager of Acme Fireworks, a fireworks retailer who sells fireworks, puts on ground display fireworks, and large aerial display fireworks. The company started in the owner’s garage two years ago and now has 15 employees that you manage. The company started as a sole proprietorship, and the owner has never changed the entity. The owner has informed you that the company has received inquiries from several large businesses wondering if the company could create several fireworks displays on a regular basis. The owner told the inquirers that the company could fill such display orders, and a price per display was agreed upon. It was discussed that most of the cost for a fireworks display is for skilled labor, insurance, and the actual service of setting off the fireworks. No other details were discussed. The owner is anticipating that new employees will need to be hired, but he is worried that if the large orders for fireworks displays do not continue, the company will not have the funds to pay the new employees. The owner is now considering changing the business entity, but he does not know what entity to form or how to form it.The owner has asked you to do the following:Determine if the contracts with the businesses will be governed by common law or the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), and explain why.Analyze whether the owner formed a contract with the businesses, and apply the five essential elements of an enforceable contract.Explain the potential personal liability to Acme Fireworks if a spectator is injured by a stray firework from a fireworks display.Discuss the different employment types and relationships relevant to agency law, and analyze the advantages and disadvantages of each type specific to Acme Fireworks.Explain why Acme Fireworks should not operate as a sole proprietorship. Recommend a new business entity, and provide rationale to support your recommendation.For each task, be sure to analyze the relevant law, apply the facts to the law, and make a conclusion.Writing the Final PaperThe Final Paper:Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length (not including the title and reference pages), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.Must include a title page with the following:Title of paperStudent’s nameCourse name and numberInstructor’s nameDate submittedMust begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought. That is, describe what your response is to the content, either positive or negative, and defend your position. If multiple options, alternatives, and/or positions are present and are being rejected, you must also defend the reasons for rejecting an option.Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.Must include at least five scholarly sources, two of which must be from the Ashford University Library, in addition to the course textbook.Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.Must include a separate references page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.Carefully review the.waypointoutcomes.com/assessment/5550/preview”>Grading Rubricfor the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

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