assignment critical thinking 1

Instructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY

  • The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder.
  • Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.
  • Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.
  • Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.
  • Late submission will NOT be accepted.
  • Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.
  • All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).
  • Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.

Course Learning Outcomes-Covered

  • Employ the skills for managing peoples and other complex issues in technology based organizations. (Lo 2.5)

Assignment – Critical Thinking Marks 10

Question 1 – From the below listed companies, select any two and on the basis of your research, elucidate what new standards, measures and policies adopted by the company (minimum 2 each) played a major role in helping it to reach high environmental quality. (5 Marks)

COMPANIES– 1) Ikea 2) Nike 3) Seventh Generation 4) Panasonic 5) IBM 6) Unilever 7) Allergan 8) Patagonia 9) Adobe

Question 2 – Develop a hypothetical technological company of your own choice in any field which follows the concept of ‘Sustainable Development’. Draw an outline of your company’s basic fields of operation and explain how it makes use of various sustainable techniques for its development. (Minimum 3 elements of Sustainable Development should be present in your company’s techniques.) (5 Marks)

NOTE:

  • It is mandatory for the students to mention their references and sources.
  • Students may refer their theoretical course content for the elements of Sustainable Development.

Word Limit – Minimum 350 words for each question.