Rein Chemical Company A quick read through the case shows that Rein Chemical has a task on hand and Garrison needs to correct the issue before it blows out of proportion. What is more concerning is that some of the management’s reactions have been to push this under the carpet and move on. This points to a fundamental ethics issue in the firm on what is acceptable and what is not. The problem of providing inferior chemicals instead of the one ordered arises due to a bunch of issues. The major ones 1.
2) Had you been advising Mr. Cathy, what would you have counseled him? If I had the job of advising Mr. Cathy after making the comment he did I would’ve done everything I could to make him realize the impact his statement truly had. After he was aware of what it is he was doing to his and the company’s reputation I would’ve continued to discuss how he planned on handling the situation. I believe that things got out of control on both ends of the spectrum with the Appreciation Day and the Kiss-In. I believe it is important for people to stay true to who they are, their beliefs, and their values, but it is also just as important to be considerate, professional,
INTRODUCTION This case is about the unethical decisions and activities that are instructed by Phil Bailey, supervisor of Empress Luxury Line. The case also describes the ethical decision that is taken by Kevin and his refusal to follow an unethical decision of his supervisor Phil Bailey by denying making fraud with the insurance adjustor. This report will highlight the ethical dilemma faced by Antonio during following unethical orders of his superiors. Additionally, from the point of view of Antonio suitable and effective strategy will be also suggested that will be beneficial for the organization and for the employees without compromising their ethics. 1) Analyze the ethical dilemma faced by Antonio In the case, when Phil Bailey told to Kevin to charge high amount of money over the insurance company for the damage of wires and computer circuits, Kevin disagreed to do this unethical activity due to having high morality and standards.
An ethical dilemma is defined as a morally problematic situation in which you must choose between two or more alternatives that aren’t equally acceptable to different groups. Ethics in business have gained much attention over the years. Some ethical dilemmas are fairly straight forward; meanwhile others can be a bit more complex. Based on the scenario for Angela at WellCare USA, the suggested course of action will be discussed. Angela’s ethical dilemma is that of adhering to the confidentiality requested of her by her firm vs. listening to her moral compass and looking out for her friend by warning him.
According to Pierce Hollingsworth (2004), the parents and school should not blame the food marketing for being the main cause of obesity rather than teaching and helping the kids to have good habit of eating. He thought that the responsibilities of the parents and schools were important for educating childhood obesity. However, there are so many problems with his arguments. He did not think about the bad effects of advertising on kids. For example, the food marketing companies usually uses the attractive poster about fast food to get the attention of the kids.
Re-building the trust of our customers is not worth the potential gains of sharing their personal information and there would have to be negative repercussions for anyone who attempted that type of unethical behavior. Like any other company, we would also have to maintain awareness of the ethical integrity of our marketing strategy. We would not want to put off a negative public image by promoting any negative stereotypes. It would also be our social responsibility to aware of the culture of the people we were marketing to. It would be unethical to market our mobile app as something only a "higher quality" of people should use.
These pro and cons will have to be measured by risk and how it will effect the company. After the weight of the risk is measured the company will then need to decide on what strategy will be most beneficial and less risky. 1. Analyze the ethical dilemma faced by Antonio. In this case study Antonio work in the Empress Luxury Lines and he faced dilemma regarding the ethic in the work place.
He needs this contract to keep his job but not “coming clean” is jeopardizing his sense of ethics. What should he do? An ethical dilemma is a situation where there is no right and wrong in relation to a decision and therefore a solution is not quickly achieved (Shaw, Barry, Sansbury, 2009). Ethical dilemma can also be defined by a sense of moral obligation. Kent’s situation does consist of several ethical dilemmas as his accomplishments since joining Dura- Stick have been mediocre at best and he fears that his time at Dura-Stick might be limited unless he starts closing big accounts such as the project proposed from Spray-On.
The true need for sound ethical behavior is the cornerstone to the foundation of a person’s character. Character is ethical behavior combined with choices and that is what defines us as individuals. Our character is tested when a paper is due, you run out of time and there is an option to cheat. Character plays a major role in team effort when collusion can be prevalent. A university is a vast consortium and it creates a challenge to your ethical standpoint and ethics must be exercised regularly.
It should focus on results and find the underlying cause of the problem to resolve this from excelling over time. Carefully make sure that they are not getting in over their heads and take smaller steps before jumping into to something that can ruin them. By the company, admitting nationally any fault of their own this will help to gain the public trust once again. By informing investors and consumers of this wrongdoing, this is the first step to fixing the problem at hand. Making sure that all involved in this wrongdoing are reprimanded for their actions and noting that to investors and the public.