Challenges, Issues, and Opportunities Revealed through AUDIO Analysis
Go to: Eco-advantage: How business is catching the green wave, the text companion website.
Click on AUDIO analysis under Green Wave Downloads. This is a Microsoft Excel file. Review the instructions on the sheet that opens. The tab is entitled “AUDIO What, How.” (Tab names are viewed at the bottom of the screen.) Review the second tab, entitled Sample Simplified AUDIO. (This sample is also presented on pages 62-63 of your textbook.) After reviewing those tabs, click on the tab entitled “Blank AUDIO.”
Choose ONE of the following companies or businesses about which you will complete an AUDIO analysis:
Your current place of employment. A family member’s place of employment. A place where you hope to be employed within the next five years.
Prepare a one to two page paper (excluding title, reference page, and appendix), that address the following:
Clearly identify the INDUSTRY of the business you have selected. What “type” of business is it? How do the company’s activities impact the environment? The challenges and issues that are revealed by AUDIO analysis for the business that you chose to address. The opportunities to profit that are revealed by the AUDIO analysis for the business that you chose to address. Copy and paste the AUDIO analysis that you completed as an Appendix to this paper. In Word 2007, to copy and paste the table from the Excel file into a Word document, complete the following steps: Select the table in Excel and click “copy.” Click in the Word document where you would like to copy the chart. Select the small arrow underneath “Paste” on the Home tab. Select Paste Special. Select Picture (Windows Metafile) (If this presents issues, you may also upload the Excel file as an additional document in the assignment dropbox.)
In addition to the requirements above, your paper:
Must be double-spaced and 12 point font. Must be formatted according to APA style. Must reference two scholarly resources in addition to the textbook. Must include a reference page written in APA format.