Jeetendra Karki (ITS 360)
Assignment: p 389-393, Answer any two questions of “What would you do?” and answer Critical thinking questions of Two Cases.
What would you do Questions:
By following the five-steps-decision making process, as a H-1B worker, it feels very new to the country coming from a different country. For me to help him feel comfortable, know people in the organization and how things work, I will start off with giving him the tour of the organization. I will take him and show him offices/departments, then I will introduce him with different people in a friendly way by also giving him information about what he/she does in the department. After that I will show him how we get things done by showing him a regular work day schedule. Followed by showing him and taking him around the organization and area to make him familiar with local food and areas to live in. The most important thing is for that person is to feel welcomed and comfortable in the work environment that he is stepping in.
By following the five-steps-decision making process, I would highly support his decision of sending an anonymous email to the EPA to inform the agency of the situation. I would also encourage him that our identity should not be disclosed. This is an environmental threat that we are told to do. Water pollution can not only kill the fish, but it can also be a big threat to animals and human especially when it is a manufacturing company using lots of chemicals and different products. If this is mixed with water, it can cause devastating effect to nature.
Critical Thinking Questions of two cases:
Case 1: Disney Workers Replaced with H-1B Workers
Answer1: Yes, the case needs a change the processing and approval of H-1B visa. I think the H-1B visa workers are being used by paying low wage and little benefits. They are paid less in the idea of giving them a green card that also affects US workers. I believe There should be a fair equilibrium and selection of H-1B Visa workers in the needed field to help the workers and undergraduate and graduate to get the job.
Answer2: After doing research, it looks like Disney doesn't seemed to be affected by the result. Despite the lawsuit, it still failed to effect Disney even though there was a bad publicity. Disney is not welcoming about the result, but it is ok with it and has a double though in every candidate they hire in H-1B status.
Answer3: After doing research , a second initiative in August, Trump immigration officials announced they would expand the suspension of premium processing for H-1B petitions. The stipulations included that no H-1B petition filed on behalf of an employee changing employers or location with the same employer are eligible to be filed with premium processing, which business professionals have relied upon in previous years. This is a bad sign for all the H-1B candidates and future applicants for those who want to work in the states.
Case 2: E-Waste--An Important Global Environmental and Health Issue
Answer1: Dell and Goodwill should be strict about the reconnect program of where the shipment of e-recycle are being send. They should spend a little more for tracking and putting people in those spots to double check. Dell can use a database system that is designed to track each products location and what is being done in its life cycle. Dell can use this to properly manage its location to ensure that the work is done as for what is being said.
Answer2: I think the US has not yet ratified the Basel Convention because it is cheaper and easier pay to recycle the e-waste in developing countries and then buy the remaining product to sell it in the market for profit.
Answer3: After searching, I found that the congress in the US had attempt to pass a bill call the Responsible Electronic Recycling Act (RERA), but unfortunately that didn’t go through. Not much progress has been made in terms of e waste disposal and processing.