1. Would you recommend that Joan Collins bring this issue before the CEO and the Board of Directors and recommend implementation? Why or why not? 2. If you believe that Collins should recommend implementation of domestic partner benefits, what are the potential benefits to Baptist Hospital, and how should she document these? 3. What are the potential disadvantages to the hospital and what steps should she recommend to address these disadvantages? 4. Do you see any differences between heterosexual domestic partners and gay domestic partners in terms of the health benefits which should be provided? If so, how would you differentiate the two and why? 5. Are you aware of any companies that provide domestic partner benefits, and if so, how effective have these programs been in attracting and retaining employees? 6. Is there any research on domestic partner benefits, and, if so, what does this research show?