Thinking about the definition of the term “flotation costs,” should we expect the flotation costs for debt to be significantly lower than those for equity? Why or why not? Please support your answer using supporting information from the chapters in this unit and the course.
In response to your peers, do you agree with the positions taken by your classmates? Can you provide counterpoints or insight as to why they may want to reconsider their view of expected flotation costs?
*Unit 7 DB: Ethics in Action LAW204 Business Law)
Imagine that you are the owner of a small jewelry store. A customer leaves a family heirloom with you for cleaning. By mistake, a salesperson sells the ring to another customer. How would you handle the situation? Now, imagine that you were the customer who purchased the ring for your fiancé. When the owner calls you to tell you about the situation, what do you do?
Regardless of whether you are an attorney arguing in court or a business stakeholder pitching to shareholders or a potential client, adding support for your argument from appropriate resources strengthens your content. For this discussion board, be sure to include a citation to an appropriate source that supports the point you are making. (HINT: Your textbook is a great source!)
*Unit 7 DB: Media Literacy in Everyday Life (COM1017 – Introduction to Communication)
Define media literacy and why it is an important skill to hold today. Discuss the impact of media on your personal, professional, and social life. Is media a burden or blessing?
*Unit 7.1 Discussion: Discretion with Juveniles (CRJ101 Introduction to Criminal Justice)
What if you are a police officer who has been assigned to patrol a crime-ridden part of your town? The area is well known to have a tremendous amount of gang and other youth violence. You come across a juvenile who is out well past his curfew, smoking marijuana. In exercising your discretionary decision making, what factors will you consider in deciding what to do with the juvenile? What will you do with the juvenile? How would your answer change if you had just had contact with the same juvenile under similar circumstances the night before?
*Unit 7.2 Discussion: Juvenile vs Adult Systems (CRJ Introduction to Criminal Justice)
Some areas of the juvenile justice system are very different than the adult system. What are the major similarities and differences between the two systems. Pick one of these differences and explain how you feel it would affect the other system if it was implemented there.