Management Planning

Essay by jlalicataCollege, UndergraduateA, October 2007

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Management Planning and EthicsAppleOne has been in business for 42 years and is an international staffing agency. It was founded in 1964 by president, Bernard Howroyd and is currently the largest privately-held employment service in the world, with over 250 offices in the United States and Canada. The company provides temporary, full-time, and temp-to-hire staffing. The business philosophy is to conduct business in an excellent ethical environment with high standards of integrity. The management plan includes meeting clients staffing needs and the company goal is to gain "clients for life" (AppleOne, 2006). This paper will describe management planning as it relates to legal issues, ethic principals and the corporate social responsibility of the company.

AppleOne, like any other employer, has a legal responsibility to obey local, state, federal, and relevant international laws just as all other organizations. As you know, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal law which "protects individuals with disabilities from discrimination in employment and the job application process" (U.S. Department of Labor, 2005).

Because this law is enforced, many people with disabilities are motivated to work. For someone with a disability, the will to live life positively does not come easy and a special career possibility is an encouragement to endure distress. "The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities and guarantees equal opportunities for individuals with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodations, state and local government services, and telecommunications" (U.S. Department of Labor, 2005). AppleOne, cannot avoid providing any benefits or complying with the normal employment legal rules by misclassifying an employee as a temporary employee. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (2005) states "both staffing firms and their clients share EEO responsibilities toward temporary workers.""Business ethics comprises the moral principles and standards that guide behavior...