Lesson Plan

  • Grades 11-12

Balancing Profits and Paychecks — Rights of Foreign Workers and Responsibilities of Their Employers

Lesson Details

OBJECTIVES

In this lesson, students will:

  • Research, write and present business recommendations, either for or against investing in the construction of a fictional hotel in Qatar
  • Consider ethical and legal labor standards, especially as they apply to hiring foreign workers
  • Learn about Qatar

GRADE LEVELS: 11-14

SUBJECT AREAS
Business Ethics, Current Events, English/Language Arts, Global Studies, Law, Human Resource Practices, Research Skills, Sociology

MATERIALS

  • Film clips from The Workers Cup and playback equipment
  • Students will need Internet access for research

ESTIMATED TIME NEEDED
2 class periods plus work on projects outside of class