Law for Business

Law for BusinessFor the individual assignment, you will have to choose a current business issue and discuss the case in terms of the relevant legal issues. As an example, not too long ago, the Toronto Maple Leafs fired their GM and their interim coach. Firing employees requires attention to a number of legal issues. What are the issues? What does the law tell us about these issues? What actions were taken? How did they apply the law? Based on what you’ve learned in the course, did they overlook any legal issues? If so, explain. If not, explain. Provide recommendations to improve the legal aspects of management of the situation.
COMM 4716

Law for Business

Individual
Assignment Rubric
(
Winter 2016
)
For
the
individual assignment, you will have to choose a current business issue and discuss the case in terms of the
relevant legal issues. As an
example, not too long ago, the Toronto Maple Leafs fired their GM and their interim
coach. Firing employees requires attention to a number of legal issues. What are the issues? What does the law tell
us about these issues?
What actions were taken? How
did they apply the law? Based on what you’ve learned in the
course, did they overlook any legal issues? If so, explain. If not, explain.
P
rovide recommendations to improve the
legal aspects of management of the situation.
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EXCELLENT
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eport format
sections
are
all re
quired sections
all required sections
all required sections
& organization
poorly organized
are included, but 1 or
are included but one
are included; each
some sections are
2 are poorly
needs to be better
is effectively
organized;
missing; some
organized; one
organized; no format
no formatting errors
formatting errors
formatting error
errors
exist
Introduction
does not convey
Introduction is
Introduction is
Introduction is
clear,
p
urpose or form
adequate but
clear, professio
nally
engages reader
, tells
o
f report
n
eeds develop

developed
reader
exactly
what to expect
Process
does not explain
explains process
process is clearly
process is explained and
p
rocess;
process
but needs clarity
written
and complete
;
covered exceptionally
u
sed for project
and elaboration
reader can
well; reader questions
Is unclear;
description
so reader can
follow
easily
follow and
are anticipated and
I
s
incomplete
and
under
stand easily
understand
answered
Content
report shows
report shows
report shows
reports shows excellent
poor understanding
basic understanding
good understanding
understanding of
Law
o
f
Law
content;
of
Law
concepts;
of
Law
course concepts;
cours
e concepts; excellent
course
material is
basic application
good application
application of concepts
poorly
u
sed or is
of course concepts
of course concepts
to all
questions
in
project
missing
;
not all
t
o most
questions
to all
questions
in
including excellent
questions are
in
project
;
project
recommendations
address
ed
Grammar
numerous grammatical
some grammatical
few grammatical
no grammatical errors exist
;
e
rrors exist, impede
errors exist but
errors exist; don’t
meaning is
very clear to
m
eaning
generally don’t
impede meaning
reader
i
mpede meani
ng
Mechanics
report has numerous
report has some
report has few
report has no punctuation,
p
unctuation, spelling
punctuation, spelling
punctuation, spelling
spelling errors
errors
errors
errors
Sentences &
sentences contain
sentences contain
se
ntences contain
sentences contain no
Style
numerous errors &
some errors but
few errors that don’t
errors
, and
are diverse
i
mpede meaning;
don’t impede
impede meaning;
and sophisticated. Style
style is not concise
meaning; style is
style is concise &
is concise and professional
or professional
generally concise &
professional; both
report appears to have been
professional but some
sentences & style
well proofread and edited
additional editing is
are good
and is appropriate for a
needed
report
in an organization
Report format should follow APA or MLA style.
As per the course outline, the paper should be edited to a
professional business standard

it could be submitted to your supervisor at work
.

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