In this structured discussion forum . I ask that you watch the following video , this discussion board I ask you to create your own thread to address several topics/questions . The first four (4) points are responses to topic I would like you to address and the remaining one , response to others. I would like you respond meaningfully (at least 150 words) to all of the following topics: – Full Documentary: The World According to Monsanto: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-addwKFrsA 1) Please describe in great detail, from beginning to end, the global value chain of Monsanto (things they do in R&D, Marketing, Legal, etc.) in order to capture value in the global agricultural industry. Think critically! 2) Please list all the stakeholders affected by their products and services explaining if these stakeholders are helped or hurt. Remember that Monsanto is owned by investors, has many employees, and its products are used in the productions of food all over the world. Be detailed and discuss…don’t simply put bullet points and basics. 3) What do you view as the primary issues or problems of concern and do you see any ethical dilemmas emerging from Monsanto’s global operations? 4) This is a documentary film designed to paint a one-sided view of Monsanto. What are some major assumptions and problems of the filmmaker’s editing that unfairly characterize Monsanto. Give a few arguments that would make Monsanto look like a great and benevolent company. 5) Respond to someone else’s posting… Description Rubric Detail Levels of Achievement Criteria Novice Competent Proficient Description of Global Value Chain 0 Points Little or no attempt was made to describe various aspect of global value chain. 0.5 Points Several items of global value chain were mentioned but not enough and no meaningful relationships were described between aspects of value chain. 1 Points Several key items of global value chain were identified and relationships between these elements described or explained well. Stakeholder Identification and Impact 0 Points Little or no stakeholders were identified and little or no effort was put forth in describing how they are impacted by Monsanto’s operations either positively or negatively 0.5 Points Several stakeholders were identified and and or some effort was made in describing how they are impacted by Monsanto’s operations either positively or negatively. But not sufficient for full credit 1 Points Most/Many stakeholders were identified and and a solid effort was made effort in describing how they are impacted by Monsanto’s operations both positively or negatively Ethical Issues of Concern Identified & Dilemmas Explained 0 Points Little or no areas of ethical concern were identified and or no issues posing ethical dilemmas identified or explained. 0.5 Points Some ethical issues/concerns were identified and or an issue posing an ethical dilemma identified but not explained well enough for full credit. 1 Points Many ethical issues/concerns were identified and an issue or two posing an ethical dilemma identified and also explained well Assumptions and Problems with Documentary & Examples of Monsanto Benevolence. O Points Little or no assumptions or problems with how documentary film characterized Monsanto were identified and no statements or explanations supporting benevolent or good actions of Monsanto made. 0.5 Points A few assumptions or problems with how documentary film characterized Monsanto were identified and or a few statements or explanations supporting benevolent or good actions of Monsanto made. Not enough for full credit though. 1 Points Many assumptions or problems with how documentary film characterized Monsanto were identified and several statements or explanations supporting benevolent or good actions of Monsanto made. Meaningful Response to Another Student 0 Points No response or no meaningful attempt was made to respond to someone else in the forum 0.5 Points A response was made to another student but it was very basic and didn’t truly offer an opinion or argument 1 Points A meaningful response was made that included 100-150 words and offered a solid
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