Case Study Analysis of Personal and Organizational Ethics and Values between For-Profit and Not-for-profit Organizations
This case study will show that no matter if you have Not-for-profit and For-Profit organization, you will have problems. It will show problems that come from society, economy, and general day to day operations. Good ethics should be a part of any type of business whether it is a Not-for-profit or a For-profit organization. Ethics are only going to be as strong in a business as the integrity of the board is. The cost of what is needed to carry out business on a daily operation rises every year. The cost of meeting the needs of the people who benefit from Big Bert’s Adventure increases annually also. This case study brings out some of the problems that a Not-for-profit and a For-profit company have. Some solutions will be given, but the one of the main keys to solving any problems will be for humans to act unselfishly. And for companies to accept the fact that you have to spend money to make money.
Ethics at times get confused with etiquette. Etiquette is the values that are related to human behavior and ethics is values that are related to human conduct. I believe that etiquette should be a part of ethics. Morality should be a part of ethics also. According to a survey done by George S May in 2010, business owners are more concerned about ethical business practices today than in the past. (York Sunday News) Even though businesses do have good ethical business practices, they can run into some problems. Big Bert’s Adventure (BBA) is a Not-for-profit business and Walt Disney Company is a For-profit business. BBA as most Not-for-profit business has trouble raising enough money to carry out their plans, getting volunteers, and choosing who will be the benefactors of their kindness. Walt Disney Company runs into problems with piracy, admission prices, and people not liking how they outsource the...