September 26, 2008
Ethic Case Study
1) An ethical dilemma is a situation that arises when all alternative choices or behaviors have been deemed undesirable because of potentially negative consequences, making it difficult to distinguish eight from wrong. In the video the ethical dilemma is the big business care for people. There only care was profit like any corporation, but they took it to the next level by not caring for the individual who used their product. The company in the video was a water company whose water was contaminated. It had poison in it which could kill you. The company knew about this stuff and tried to cover it up by paying one of their associates to get rid of it.
2) In the dilemma in the movie I would use the normative strategy of compensatory justice which is the concept that individual should be compensated for the cost of their injuries by the party responsible and also that individuals should not be held responsible for matters over which they have no control. Basically if you’re wrong you’re wrong you can’t put a price on a life. If some is hurt when using your product you are responsible by all mean no matter what. It’s more a morale thing if it was you, you would feel the same way.
3) When its comes to social responsibility the obligation of organization management to make decisions and take action that will enhance the welfare and interest of society as well as the organization when it comes to the social responsibility of the company the only thing follow is economic responsibility which is be profitable. They didn’t care about legal responsibility, ethical responsibility, and discretionary responsibility. To be honest I don’t see how that company still around, the government should have shut them down a long time ago.
4) The stakeholder are any group within or outside the organization that has a stake in the organization’s performance and in the organization the stakeholders are customers and...