Can We Become Addicted to Stress?

Can you become addicted to stress?
Overflowing inboxes and endless to-do lists prevent many of us from taking time to stop and smell the flowers. Given the choice, though, would we? Turns out some experts believe we can actually become “addicted” to stress.
This assignment fulfills/Supports:
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The Assignment:
For this Discussion Board, complete the following steps:
Step 1:
Read the article “Can We Become Addicted to Stress?” by Katherine Schreiber. The article can be accessed online by clicking on the following link: (opens in a new window).
Step 2:
In your initial post, thoroughly discuss the following:
Respond to the information in the article. Your response should not be a summary or a mere restating of the information. Your response should demonstrate your ability to analyze the ideas presented and offer your own well-constructed thoughts.
Citing Sources: You must use APA style to reference your source(s) at the end of your submission. For this assignment, you must include reference information for your textbook and the article. Information on how to format reference information (including a reference generator) in APA style can be found on the Purdue Online Writing Lab website at (opens in a new window).
Acceptable Length: 300-500 word initial post; 2-3 sentence responses to at least three classmates.
Formatting Requirements:
Use 12-point Times New Roman or Arial font
Use double line spacing in the document
1-inch margins all around
Grading criteria: For full points you must fully comply with each component of the Discussion Board Rubric
Specifications: Post your initial response to the questions early in the assignment period so that others have time to respond to you. *NOTE*: You must submit your initial post before you will be able to view the posts of other students. This prevents students from simply re-wording the posts of classmates.

Crisis Communication Paper (Starbucks Response to Philadelphia Incident)


In 25-27 pages, answer the question “How Did Starbucks Respond to Philadelphia


PR response by Starbucks on Philadelpia incident.

Starbucks handling of Philadelphia crisis

Starbucks Crisis Management Philadelphia Incident

Starbucks Timeline of Philadelphia Crisis

Benchmarking CEO compensation and Performance

Policy Memo
• Critically evaluate compensation and performance peer groups
• Suggest modifications as appropriate
• Benchmark CEO compensation and assess compensation versus peers
• Benchmark TSR performance and assess performance versus peers
You have been retained by the board of Pem Ppot Corp to support them in making
policy decisions for their peer groups for executive compensation and performance assessment
You have been asked to review their existing peer groups as disclosed in the latest proxy
circular. Review and provide comment on the appropriateness of the selection criteria and list
of peers, particularly in light of the pending arrangement with Kiner Murg Canada – suggest
modifications as you see appropriate. Note: you are expected to suggest modifications to both
peer groups, do not use their existing groups without change.
After selecting a set of compensation peers, benchmark the CEO’s 2018 compensation across
various components of pay and total pay versus the peers. Comment on the competitiveness of
pay levels versus Pem’s current CEO. Based on your recommended set of performance
peers, benchmark Pem’s TSR performance against its peers on 1/3/5-year basis, and
comment on the overall level of performance.
Your report should consist of no more than eight pages. Four pages of written commentary,
with four pages for illustrations and graphs. The required tables include:
i) A list of suggested compensation peer companies, including key size and description
ii) A list of suggested performance peer companies, including key size and description
iii) CEO pay benchmarking data for all the compensation peer companies by
iv) TSR performance analysis data for all the performance peer companies.
Accuracy and conciseness will be heavily weighted in the grading scheme – typos,
miscalculations will result in significant marks deducted.


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