1.    Cheese is a metaphor. What does it represent?   

2.    What does the maze represent?   

3.    Identify both the cheese and the maze in your own life. Then consider what might happen if someone moved your cheese. Imagine the ways you might have to cope with the changes.

4.    How did you typically react to the change in your life, school, work? Do you feel threatened, angry, frightened, disoriented, or excited by the challenge?  After watching Who Moved My Cheese?, do you feel you deal with change effectively? 

5.    In the story, the four characters represent the four parts of ourselves, from the simple to the complex. What does this mean: which character represents which part of ourselves?

watch: Motorcycle Diaries or Living on One Dollar


Based on your own research, what are the most significant, major causes of poverty both nationally and globally?  In the film you watched, how is the issue of poverty presented and addressed?  What are your own personal opinions/thoughts on poverty, including proposed solutions to the issue? How did the film address the issue?

After reading the Brittany Maynard case, create an original post that compares your professional and personal positions on the case. What are the code of ethics, professional regulations, and policies that support your professional position? Explain how to work through ideas when your professional and personal positions come into conflict.

In your responses to at least two peers, suggest codes of ethics, professional regulations, or policies that contradict the position proposed in their post.

To complete this assignment, review the Discussion Rubric document.


First, do you think early intervention, as expressed by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), is consistent with the philosophy of the Social Model of Disability? State your position and why. Second, if you had the opportunity to re-write IDEA, what would you change or improve? Finally, what do you think the role of social work is or should be in early intervention?

Read parts B and C of the KaBOOM! Case. 

Critique the metrics chosen by the board.  How do they differ from the metrics you thought should be included in their performance system? 

Focus on how the chosen metrics may help identify performance deficits and help the organization address them.  Also, identify at least one weakness with the chosen metrics.

Question 1.) Take any can of vegetables from your pantry and report the levels of protein, carbohydrates, and fats for a one-serving size. Explain what these macronutrients are and what their primary functions are in the human body. If you do not have any canned vegetables, search online for the information. Pick a vegetable and enter “nutrition label for (indicate a type of vegetable)” into a search engine and click images to find a nutrition facts label you can use.

Your response must be at least 75 words in length.

Question 2.) Read the label for ground beef, below. Discuss what stands out to you as a difference between the nutrition information of the vegetable you chose in question seven and the ground beef nutrition information provided in this label. Explain why you think beef is or is not necessary for a balanced diet.

Your response must be at least 75 words in length.

Question 1.) How do you feel about the question, “is it legal to lie?” Do you agree or disagree with the statement? Give an explanation for your answer using evidence.
Your response must be at least 200 words in length.

Question 2.) Negotiations can have a positive or negative effect on emotions. Explain how these opposite emotions affect the negotiation process.
Your response must be at least 200 words in length.

Question 3.) Explain three cognitive biases in negotiations and give an example for each. Your example could be one that you observed or experienced during your life or an original idea.
Your response must be at least 200 words in length.

Negotiation Planning Guide
For the Unit III Project, you will create a negotiation planning guide for an organization to implement. In your planning guide, you will explain the ten-step planning process outlined on page 123 in your course textbook.
Within your project, include the following:
An introduction explaining the importance of planning goals and strategies during the negotiation process and a description of the difference between goals and strategies.
A planning guide that includes an explanation of each step in the planning, as well as a real-world example of how the step is applied. This example can be something you have witnessed, researched, or an original idea and should assist the organization in understanding how to implement this plan.
Your plan must be at least 750 words or three pages in length (not including the title page and reference page). Within your plan, please label each step for clarity. Feel free to be creative, but keep in mind that an organization will be following your descriptions. You are required to use at least your textbook as a source. Remember to cite and reference all outside sources used.


Chapter 11: The U.S. Sport Industry (p. 383-426) in:
Zhang, J. J., Huang, N., & Nauright, J. (2017). Sport Business in Leading Economies. Bingley: Emerald Publishing Limited.

Assignment Expectations

Based on the reading, write a 2- to 3-page paper describing how your organization/team fits into the historical context of the business of sport. Cite specific examples from the Burton chapter that are relevant to your current organization or team.

Current team is a non-profit semi-pro football team that plays to raises money for local charities.