Student’s name Professor’s name Subject Date DEVELOPMENT OF A CODE OF CONDUCT The creation of a code of conduct finds its vitality in dealing with many challenges which face the international students who undertake their studies in Australia. The critical issues addressed being discrimination corruption exploitation fraudulent and dishonest behavior and lack of enforcement of laws which protect the foreign citizens. The focus of this paper will be the 7-eleven stores based in Australia and how the international students within the country undergo untold social injustices during their education (Patty N.Pag). The company has faced countless court battles upon the revelation by the Fairfax Media which has a compiled a report on how it underpays its employees and the massive form of dishonest and fraudulent behaviors involved. Among the most affected as noted above were the international students but talks are underway with the company to ensure workers get through avoiding bribes and never encourage conspire with help or ask any person for bribe or facilitation. Work Cited The Sydney Morning Herald. (2015). Australia grows richer by ripping off foreign students. [online] Available at: www.smh.com.au 20150818-gj1ge3. Patty A. (2016). Record fine for 7-Eleven store. [online] The Sydney Morning Herald. Available at: www.smh.com.au exploitation-of-workers-20160621-gpo026.htmlThe Guardian. (2016). Opinion | The Guardian. [online] Available at: www.theguardian.com in-worker-exploitation-so-whos-turning-a-blind-eye.htmlWein Alan. "Review of the franchising code of conduct." Report to the Hon Gary Gray AO MP Minister for Small Business and the Hon Bernie Ripoll MP Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business 30 (2013): 80-82. Sears Natalie. "Australia's Updated Franchise Code of Conduct: Does an Express Obligation of Good Faith Benefit the Franchisor and Franchisee." Law & Bus. Rev. Am. 20 (2014): 121. O’Connell Darren. "The UK Bribery Act: Challenges and opportunities for Australian business." Governance Directions67.5 (2015): 311. Woolworthsgroup.com.au. (2012). Cite a Website - Cite This For Me. [online] Available at: www.woolworthsgroup.com.au . [...]
Assessment Description . You are required to read the following news articles: 1. Australia grows richer by exploiting foreign students. SMH. 19 August 2015 www.smh.com.au 20150818-gj1ge3.html 2. 7-Eleven store cops record penalty for exploitation of workers. SMH. 21 June 2016 www.smh.com.au exploitation-of-workers-20160621-gpo026.html 3. 7-Eleven is the tip of the iceberg in worker exploitation. The Guardian. 12 May 2016 www.theguardian.com in-worker-exploitation-so-whos-turning-a-blind-eye 4. Exploitation of international students getting worse in Australia. SBS. 14 September 2016 www.sbs.com.au students-getting-worse-australia 5. Takentothecleaners:Internationalstudentsunderpaid,exploited.BackgroundBriefing. 3 June 2016 abc.net.au exploited You are also required to watch the Four Corners documentary 7-Eleven: The Price of Convenience at www.abc.net.au You must then draft a Code of Conduct for 7-Eleven that specifically addresses: A. Discrimination B. Exploitation C. Corruption D. Dishonest and Fraudulent Behaviour E. Whistleblower Protections F. Enforcement For further guidance here are the links to three example company codes of conduct: 1. Wesfarmers-www.wesfarmers.com.au of-conduct---may-2015.pdf?sfvrsn=8 2. Stockland-www.stockland.com.au 3. Woolworths-www.woolworthsgroup.com.au .