‘Home Depot Implements Stakeholder Orientation’
Review the case study: Case 14 ‘Home Depot Implements Stakeholder Orientation’ on page 547. Answer the following questions and use the specifications listed below.
1) Provide a brief overview of the case by explaining the ‘who, what, when, where, and why’.
2) Home Depot has taken numerous steps and made financial decisions to ensure that they are doing their part in community and environmental philanthropy. What additional strategic philanthropic steps, outside of the environment, disaster relief, and affordable housing, could Home Depot participate in? How would these other areas have a positive impact on Home Depot and their corporate culture?
3) Home Depot places great value on customer service and their employee stakeholders. How do these two things relate back to Home Depot’s social responsibility plan?
4) Final thoughts, closing remarks, conclusion, or tie it all together.
I highly encourage students to utilize supplementary sources, in addition to your textbook. This will provide you a more thorough overview of the case study. Regardless, if you decide to use sources outside your textbook or the textbook alone, please provide in-text citations and a reference page at the end.
Papers should be typed using the following format requirements:
– APA format, Times New Roman style, 12 point font, all margins 1″, and 1.5″ spacing between lines
– To be able to fully answer questions, I suggest a minimum of 1,000 words with a maximum 1,500 words (This will be about 2.5 to 4 pages long. You can do the assignment within 2 to 2.5 pages, however I strongly encourage students to match up your answer to each of the questions to ensure that you have answered each one completely.)
– First page header with name, course prefix and number (MGT 4311*71), and date located in the upper left corner
– Title page and abstract page are not required
– If you use sources outside your textbook, please provide in-text citations and a reference page at the end
– For additional information on how to cite sources