How does EVM operationalize or put into practice the management of trade-offs implied by the triple constraint discussed since the beginning of the course? Does it allow a balanced appraisal of all three parameters? Why or why not?
EVM has become especially popular as a mandatory contractual reporting methodology between contractors and vendors in very large projects. But it has come under attack in some circles. What would the two sides of the argument be?
The Recruiting Value of Corporate Social Responsibility
Kim and Park (2011) argue that corporate social
responsibility (CSR) activities not only have value for benefitting
social causes but can also be regarded as recruiting tools for
attracting potential employees who perceive the organization and its CSR
activities as an ethical fit. The foundation of this argument comes
from an organizational perspective that views employees as important
assets for a corporation. Coming from this perspective would mean that
corporations would be cognizant about the imperative to have an active
CSR program that matches corporate values, missions, and cultures.
Conduct research to identify the top ten companies to work
for last year. Choose one of these companies and further research its
Kim, S., & Park, H. (2011). Corporate social responsibility as an organizational attractiveness for prospective public relations practitioners.Journal of Business Ethics, 103(4), 639–653. doi:10.1007/s10551-011-0886-x