For this assignment, each student is asked to evaluate the governance policy of a firm they might consider working for and then comparing that to an organization considered the student’s chosen firm’s top competitor. The main purpose of the exercise is to help make a connection between different governance elements (e.g., board composition, equity holdings by directors, executive compensation) and a firm’s financial performance. Each student is asked to prepare an 1100 to 1200 word paper where analyze the following:
Summarize what you consider are the key aspects of both firms’ governance mechanisms.
- Based on your review of both firms’ governance policies, did you change your opinion of your chosen firm’s desirability as an employer when compared to your chosen firm’s closest competitor? Why, or why not? (Just because you are giving your opinion does not mean that you give it in the “first or second person”)! Be professional in your communications!
- (Do not use first person pronouns (I), second person (you), or some third person pronouns (we and our) when writing this assignment. See the Formatting & Writing Styles Guide document.
Your paper should be in proper APA format. Submit your paper to the “Assignments # 5” tab on Canvas, only! There is no TurnitIn portal for this assignment!
- Title page, in addition to the title over the body of the paper (where the report starts).
- New Times Roman font face type, this includes your Header and page numbers.
- 12 pt font type size, this includes your Header and page numbers.
- A reference page, if you use a website link, you should be able to find the author and a publication date.
- Pages should be numbered in the top right hand corner
- Your title page should include the- Assignment title, your name, the date, the class and the instructor. (All should be in proper APA format).