Eth 316 Week 5 Individual Assignment

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Ethical Perspectives - Cross-Cultural Perspectives Vina Baptiste ETH 316 March 4, 2013 G. Edward McCullough Ethical Perspectives - Cross-Cultural Perspectives The Global Company I chose to research as a global organization is PricewaterhouseCoopers, known in the United States as PwC. I will identify ethical perspectives in this global organization and compare the ethical perspectives across cultures that are involved in this global organization. This company delivers assistance in quality assurance, advisory services, and tax. The company consists of a network of firms that offer these services. This network thrives on helping large and small companies to reach independent strength by showing in many ways how to survive form business to cultural and ethical diversity. This network of firms also has established a vigorous global network and their core value, and the one shared with their clients, is of excellence, teamwork, and leadership. Some of the key milestone in the history of both firms is that the company’s history goes back to the 19th century when Samuel Lowell, in 1849, established a business in London and William Cooper established his business in 1854; seven years later they became the Cooper Brothers. Price Waterhouse World Firm was formed in 1982 and the merger of Coopers and Lybrand with Deloitte Haskins & Sells happened in 1990 with a number of countries around the world. In 1998, the forming of the United States portion of PwC took place emerging from the merger of Price Waterhouse and Coopers and Lybrand, whereas, both firms originated in London. In 2002, PricewaterhouseCoopers’ partners approve sale of PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting to IBM, implemented the Connected Thinking Methodology in 2004, and in 2010 the brand name was shortened to PwC. “PricewaterhouseCoopers” remains the full name of the global organization for
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