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What Workers Wear Today

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Autonomous Control of Starbucks
Do you think the administrative law judge and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) went too far in overruling Starbucks? Why or why not?
It definitely appears that the administrative law judge and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) went too far in overruling Starbucks. The main reason is that Starbucks had initially made an effort to accommodate the NLRB. The former permitted its employees to wear a button denoting partisanship with that particular organization (DeMaria, 2009). Deciding how many buttons an employee could wear, or even deciding how Starbucks could determine its own policy about the appearance of its employees, is not within the scope of the NLRB. The NLRB and the aforementioned judge overstepped their boundaries by overruling Starbucks.
How much leeway should an employer have in setting standards for conduct, customer interaction, and attire in the workplace?
Employers should have a fair amount…… [Read More]

References
DeMaria, A.T. (2009). Judge says Starbucks violated workers’ rights at NYC stores. Management Report.
DeMaria, A.T. (2010). NLRB orders Starbucks to reinstate two workers, but not a third. Management Report.
Moran, C. (2012). Court sides with Starbucks in dispute over labor union pins.  https://consumerist.com  Retrieved from  
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Corporate Social Responsibility and Discrimination

Words: 2051 Length: 7 Pages Document Type: Essay Paper #: 817983

Introduction
Only a year after taking the helm at Starbucks, CEO Kevin Johnson faced a major ethical challenge. The store manager at a Philadelphia Starbucks had called the police on two African American men who were waiting for their colleagues to arrive. Other customers captured the arrest on smartphone video, which went viral, creating a potential public relations disaster for the company. Johnson swiftly responded to the incident to clarify the ethical outlook, mission, and values of Starbucks. After immediately firing the Philadelphia manager who called the police on the two men, the CEO made public statements indicating that the manager’s actions were “wrong,” signifying a deontological approach (Tangdall 1). However, Johnson also exhibits utilitarian ethics in his public statements and subsequent actions related to the event, saying, “Creating an environment that is both safe and welcoming for everyone is paramount for every store,” (1). Yet Starbucks also traditionally utilized…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Gourguechon, Prudy. “The Psychology of Apology.” Forbes. 6 May, 2018. https://www.forbes.com/sites/prudygourguechon/2018/05/06/the-psychology-of-apology-how-did-starbucks-ceo-kevin-johnson-do/#6487c2c4ac8d

Sampaio da Silva, R. “Moral Motivation and Judgment in Virtue Ethics.” Philonsorbonne. https://journals.openedition.org/philonsorbonne/993

Tangdall, Sara. “The CEO of Starbucks and the practice of ethical leadership.” Markkula Center for Applied Ethics. https://www.scu.edu/ethics/focus-areas/leadership-ethics/resources/the-ceo-of-starbucks-and-the-practice-of-ethical-leadership/

Visconti, Luke. “Starbucks: Don’t close the stores, close corporate headquarters.” DiversityInc. 2018. https://www.diversityinc.com/Ask-the-CEO/starbucks-racism