Question and answer
Think about an unethical business practice that you (or someone you know) have encountered at a small business. Describe the situation, what happened, and why do you think the practice was unethical. Describe your reaction, what did you do as a result of the unethical practice (such as quit shopping at that business, told others, filed a formal complaint, etc.) Explain what you think the
small business owner should have done differently.
The 89 day wonder. Got its start here in Vegas in the casino industry, but has since spread to other types of businesses. It works like this. [ You have a 90-day probationary period for new hires, at the end of which, those new hires will become eligible for health insurance benefits. You hire people, then, a day, or a few days, before that probationary period ends, you let them go in order to
avoid paying said benefits. Alternately, you hire a bunch of people at the beginning of the busy season, then you cut them loose at the end because they "aren't meeting the standards of service". Nice way to get temporary help without having to pay extra by hiring people through an agency. ]
Ask a question
Not a good answer? Get an answer now. (FREE)
Original conversation
User: Think about an unethical business practice that you (or someone you know) have encountered at a small business. Describe the situation, what happened, and why do you think the practice was unethical. Describe your reaction, what did you do as a result of the unethical practice (such as quit shopping at that business, told others, filed a formal complaint, etc.) Explain what you think the small business owner should have done differently.

Weegy: The 89 day wonder. Got its start here in Vegas in the casino industry, but has since spread to other types of businesses. It works like this. [ You have a 90-day probationary period for new hires, at the end of which, those new hires will become eligible for health insurance benefits. You hire people, then, a day, or a few days, before that probationary period ends, you let them go in order to avoid paying said benefits. Alternately, you hire a bunch of people at the beginning of the busy season, then you cut them loose at the end because they "aren't meeting the standards of service". Nice way to get temporary help without having to pay extra by hiring people through an agency. ]
roisRie|Points 140|

User: What is customer service in today's business environment

Weegy: In reality life is moving so fast that customer service can be perceived to be an afterthought to sales and profit, [ conveniently sandwiched between product launch and product development. In a world where instant gratification and big results rule the playing field, we have all witnessed and experienced customer service pushed aside for a higher profit margin. Even companies who stood above the rest and prided themselves on the belief that ?The customer comes first? have fallen victim to the philosophy of corporate giants, profitus maximus. Bigger, faster, better may be better for the consumer but when it comes to customer service nothing beats one on one service delivered sincerely, swiftly and with a smile. ............. ]
sujaysen|Points 2310|

User: As an employee, what are some of the ways in which you can affect your company's culture?





Weegy: "For example, if you happen to meet an employee of Company X at a bar, even if the employee isn't working, how you perceive your interaction with that employee will affect how you perceive Company X, and therefore Company X's brand. [ Every employee can affect your company's brand, not just the front-line employees that are paid to talk to your customers." "A company's culture and its company brand are really just two sides of the same coin. The brand may lag the culture at first, but eventually it will catch up. Your culture is your brand." source: ]
Expert answered|lostintheplot|Points 72|



Question
Asked 7/17/2012 8:56:22 PM
0 Answers/Comments
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
is the number -25 a irrational number
Weegy: Yes. Irrational numbers are numbers that cannot be expressed as fractions with whole numbers. They are generally roots (such as the square root of two) or constants (such as pi and e). [ They are interesting because they cannot be exactly expressed as decimal numbers because they never terminate or repeat themselves. ] (More)
Question
All Categories|No Subcategories|Expert Answered
Asked 7/22/2012 8:32:27 AM
0 Answers/Comments
(1.2)(-5)=
Weegy: The answer to your question is -6 User: 4/5(-15/11)= Weegy: -12/11 is the answer. 4/5 (-15/11) = -12/11 or -1.0909 in decimal User: 8(0.5)+9^(-0.2)= Weegy: 8(0.5)+9^(-0.2)= 4.6444 (More)
Question
All Categories|No Subcategories|Expert Answered
Asked 7/22/2012 8:44:23 AM
0 Answers/Comments
combine like terms 2a-ab-2a-ab
Weegy: -2ab is the answer. 2a-ab-2a-ab = -2ab (More)
Question
All Categories|No Subcategories|Expert Answered
Asked 7/22/2012 10:05:19 AM
0 Answers/Comments
(10-2(5))/(4-5)
Weegy: (10-2(5))/(4-5) = (10-10)/(-1) = 0/-1= 0 (More)
Question
All Categories|No Subcategories|Expert Answered
Asked 7/22/2012 1:58:01 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Home | Contact | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2013 Purple Inc.
Ad
Popular Conversations
Solve the inequality 5x
Weegy: 5x User: Solve the inequality 5x Weegy: 5x User: Solve the inequality 12x Weegy: It will be c.x User: Solve the ...
4/23/2014 4:34:04 PM| 7 Answers
Solve for x. x - 8 = -20 -28 -12 12 28
Weegy: 6(x - 2) = 4, 6x - 12 = 4, 6x = 4 + 12, 6x = 16, x = 16/6, or 8/3 in simplest form. User: The sum of ...
4/23/2014 1:27:55 PM| 3 Answers
5x + 4y + 15 + 2x - 8y - 5=
Weegy: The answer for 5x - 4y = 12 is y = 1/4 (5 x-12). User: 8(5a - b) - 6(4b-4a)= Weegy: a^2 - 5a - 6 = (a + ...
4/23/2014 8:09:04 PM| 3 Answers
Which country is not a permanent member of the U.N. Security ...
Weegy: the country which is not a permanent member of the UN council is (c) China. User: Who holds veto power in the ...
4/23/2014 10:11:57 AM| 2 Answers
Zeller, Inc., has 50,000 shares of stock outstanding. Zeller declares ...
Weegy: Zeller, Inc., has 60,000 shares of stock outstanding. Zeller declares a dividend of $580,000. ...
4/23/2014 10:05:10 AM| 2 Answers
What is the European Union?
4/23/2014 11:36:33 AM| 2 Answers
The United States and its allies launched operation “Desert Storm” in ...
Weegy: The United States and its allies launched operation “Desert Storm” in response to Iraq’s invasion of KUWAIT in ...
4/23/2014 11:50:36 AM| 2 Answers
troupe
Weegy: Chorus can be defined as a group of persons who speak or sing in a given part or composition in drama or ...
4/23/2014 11:53:48 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
P
C
L
P
C
Points 1846 [Total 7233]| Ratings 0| Comments 1846| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
P
C
1
L
P
C
Points 1817 [Total 9698]| Ratings 0| Comments 1817| Invitations 0|Online
S
1
L
C
L
Points 914 [Total 5717]| Ratings 4| Comments 874| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
Points 582 [Total 7259]| Ratings 2| Comments 562| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 480 [Total 2927]| Ratings 2| Comments 450| Invitations 1|Offline
S
L
1
1
1
Points 316 [Total 3582]| Ratings 7| Comments 246| Invitations 0|Offline
S
R
Points 267 [Total 379]| Ratings 6| Comments 187| Invitations 2|Offline
S
Points 217 [Total 217]| Ratings 6| Comments 137| Invitations 2|Offline
S
Points 170 [Total 586]| Ratings 0| Comments 170| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
Points 165 [Total 495]| Ratings 4| Comments 125| Invitations 0|Offline