Business Regulation Simulation
University of Phoenix
In today’s business environment, it is safe to say that the government is a major contributor to the protection of employees, the environment and consumers. In the scenario of Alumina, several variables affected business decisions that the corporation made due to allegation of non-compliance regarding environmental regulations. In this paper I will examine and asses how a major corporation dealt with a threat of litigation and how federal agencies affected the entire situation.
Leadership within Alumina
Alumina, a major player in the metal industry, has four decision making executives for this scenario. The first participant is Roger Lloyd who is a chairman of the company. He is very direct and ultimately has the final say in major decisions made within the organization. The second player in the scenario is Chris Blake who is second in command behind Lloyd. Although most decisions are finalized through the chairman, Blake is capable of influencing decisions with his reasoning, clever communication, and bold business presence. The third participant is Diane Richards who is in charge of public relations for Alumina. As the public business representative of the company, she always has a level head and pulls out the positive aspects of any situation. She uses her reasoning to provide the best solution while avoiding rash decisions that may not be in the best interest of the company. Finally, Arthur Todd is the legal representative who provides the board with facts and legal options for any law or litigation processes. As a team, they must analyze the situation and compromise on what the best path to resolution may be.
A citizen by the name of Ms. Bates has filed a complaint against the metal company and has alleged that Alumina is the cause of her 10 year old daughter’s diagnoses of Leukemia. Due to her nearby place of residence and an isolated...