Free Essays on The Ford Pinto Case

  1. Pinto Fire Case Study

    Pinto Fire Case Study MGT216 April 18, 2012 Roles Regarding Pinto Fire In the 1970’s Ford Motor Company was faced with a questionable decision regarding the production and introduction of the Ford Pinto (Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics, 2006). The introduction of the Ford Pinto...

  2. Ford Pinto Ethics Essay

    Ford Pinto Case: The Invisible Corporate Human Pricetag In this essay, I will argue that Ford Motor Company’s business behavior was unethical as demonstrated in the Ford Pinto Case. Ford did not reveal all the facts to consumers about a harmful gas tank design in the Ford Pinto. They tried to justify...

  3. BusinessLaw210EthicsEssay 1

    Ethics Essay Assignment A    Introduction:   ­ Ford Pinto Case Introduction  ­ Thesis: Ford Motor Company was unethical in ​ balancing the cost of recall  compared to the cost of death and injury​ .   Content:    ­ Utilitarianism Theory  ­ Ford Pinto Case Overview  ­ Cost Benefit Analysis    Summary/Conclusion:  ...

  4. Pinto

    Professor XXXXXX Ford pinto The ford pinto case was a strange case that was about how pinto would caught on fire form the littlest of hits in the back of the car because the gas tank was put behind the license plate. Ford estimated the cost of the value of recalling all the Ford Pinto and making changes...

  5. Business Ethics: In the Ford Pinto Case, what moral issues does the Pinto case raise?

    Business Ethics: In the Ford Pinto Case, what moral issues does the Pinto case raise? what is the dollar value of the human life.Business Ethics: In the Ford Pinto Case, what moral issues does the Pinto case raise? that a car that explodes when hit in the rear can be used to deliver mailBusiness...

  6. Managing Product Safety: the Ford Pinto

    most of the 1970's, the Ford Pinto was one of Ford Motor's best-selling cars, helping to strengthen Ford's market position within the industry. The Pinto was introduced to the market in September 1970 and dubbed by Ford as the "carefree little American car" (Davidson, p 3). The Pinto was Ford's answer to...

  7. The Ford Pinto Project

    The Ford Pinto Project The Ford Motor Company has been the leading car company for many decades. In the late 1960’s early 1970’s the company was losing the battle with Japanese with the small efficient cars. Lee Iacocca, Chief Executive Officer the Ford Motor Company wanted a car that will be competitive...

  8. Pinto Fires

    Case Analysis: Pinto Fires Introduction Greed is the root to evil or at least the motivation behind some corporations making a good, ethical decision. The Ford Motor Company fell into a trap of greed that would cost many human lives. Before the disaster of the Pinto Fires, Ford had a reputation...

  9. MGT 216 UOP Course Tutorial / uop help

    MGT 216 Week 1 Business Ethics Perspective MGT 216 Week 2 Ethical Theories Chart MGT 216 Week 3 Case Study MGT 216 Week 3 Ethical Game Simulation MGT 216 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Ford Pinto Case Study Review MGT 216 Week 4 Ethical Issues MGT 216 Week 5 Ethical Organization Profile MGT 216...

  10. Full CASE 1 FORD Libre

    Ethics and Values in Management BAGM5033 (2014/1) CASE STUDY: THE FORD PINTO VELU KUMARASAMY MC1301MC0029 Assigned By: Dr. Shaharudin Yunus 1 TABLE OF CONTENT NO PARTICULAR 1 CASE SUMMARY : THE FORD PINTO 2 Q1: Is it ethical for a company such as Ford, to perform cost-benefit PAGE analyses when...

  11. Case Study Discussion & Executive Summary: Pinto Fires

    Case Study Discussion & Executive Summary: Pinto Fires Monday, March 28, 2011 Robert Adams, Kristi Nguyen, Ren Heeralal Mgt 216/ Organizational Ethics and Social Responsibility Instructor: DIANE RECTOR Case Study Discussion & Executive Summary This is an essay concerning a case study discussion...

  12. Ford Pinto Case Study

    Running head: FORD PINTO CASE STUDY Ford Pinto Case Study Shannon Arrighi, Brad Collins, Chasity Mobley, and Tom Tumminelli University of Phoenix Ford Pinto Case Study Shannon---Introduction Faced With The Ethical Dilemma In this ethical dilemma the team agrees it would have been handled...

  13. Ford Pinto Case

    THE FORD PINTO CASE A Dangerous Product On 10 August 1978 Judy Ann Ulrich, eighteen, was driving a 1973 Ford Pinto to volley-ball practice in Goshen, Indiana. Inside the car with her were her sister Lynn Marie, sixteen, and their cousin Donna Ulrich, eighteen. As they were heading north on U.S. Route...

  14. MGT 216 UOP Tutorials/Uophelp

    MGT 216 Week 1 Business Ethics Perspective MGT 216 Week 2 Ethical Theories Chart MGT 216 Week 3 Case Study MGT 216 Week 3 Ethical Game Simulation MGT 216 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Ford Pinto Case Study Review MGT 216 Week 4 Ethical Issues MGT 216 Week 5 Ethical Organization Profile MGT 216...

  15. Ford Pinto Case Study

    Japanese imports from Toyota and Datsun in May of 1968, the Ford Motor Company, based upon a recommendation by then vice-president Lee Iacocca, decided to introduce a subcompact car and produce it domestically. (Leggett, 1999) The Ford Pinto appeared on the market in 1970, and sales of the car were good...

  16. MGT 216 Course Tutorial / Tutorialoutlet

    MGT 216 Week 1 Business Ethics Perspective MGT 216 Week 2 Ethical Theories Chart MGT 216 Week 3 Case Study MGT 216 Week 3 Ethical Game Simulation MGT 216 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Ford Pinto Case Study Review MGT 216 Week 4 Ethical Issues MGT 216 Week 5 Ethical Organization Profile MGT 216...

  17. Ford Pinto Case

    Ford Pinto Case John Fraughton Jr. Taylor Gray Brenda Greenwell Christopher Macintyre Leanne Marks University of Phoenix MGT 216 March 17, 2010 Table of Contents Introduction 3 Recommended Solutions and Supporting Information to the Ford Pinto Case 3 Traffic Safety and Accident...

  18. MGT 216  UOP Course Tutorial/ Tutorialoutlet

    MGT 216 Week 1 Business Ethics Perspective MGT 216 Week 2 Ethical Theories Chart MGT 216 Week 3 Case Study MGT 216 Week 3 Ethical Game Simulation MGT 216 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Ford Pinto Case Study Review MGT 216 Week 4 Ethical Issues MGT 216 Week 5 Ethical Organization Profile MGT 216...

  19. MGT 216 UOP COURSE TUTORIAL/SHOPTUTORIAL

    MGT 216 Week 1 Business Ethics Perspective MGT 216 Week 2 Ethical Theories Chart MGT 216 Week 3 Case Study MGT 216 Week 3 Ethical Game Simulation MGT 216 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Ford Pinto Case Study Review ------------------------------------------------------ MGT 216 Final Exam /...

  20. Ethical Conduct

    Lesson #1 Case Study #1: The Ford Pinto 1) At the end of the previous class, a) Divide the class into groups containing 3 or 4 students each. b) Pass out assignment sheet shown on p. 2 (file “fordread.doc”). c) Mention to the students that in the next class they will be performing a case study concerning...

  21. MGT 216 UOP/Uophelp

    MGT 216 Week 1 Business Ethics Perspective MGT 216 Week 2 Ethical Theories Chart MGT 216 Week 3 Case Study MGT 216 Week 3 Ethical Game Simulation MGT 216 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Ford Pinto Case Study Review MGT 216 Week 4 Ethical Issues MGT 216 Week 5 Ethical Organization Profile MGT 216...

  22. The Ford Pinto Case

    The Ford Pinto Case In the early years of car making, America was one of the top car manufacturing countries. But in the late 1960’s the consumers preference started to shift, and that meant less American cars were being sold. Consumers were looking for a more compact car rather than the heavy and...

  23. The Ethical Dilemma in the Ford Pinto Case

    The Ethical Dilemma in the Ford Pinto Case On August 10, 1978 three young girls died in a 1973 Ford Pinto after being stuck from the rear by a driver in a van. The Ford Pinto was completely engulfed in flames and the accident resulted in the death of the three young girls. Today, the debate...

  24. Managing Product Safety: The Ford Pinto

    Facts Around 1967 Ford Motor Company decided to design a small size car called the Ford Pinto [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rX-Zk_LNZWg]. The automobile industry at the time (and still is) was highly competitive and very cyclical. In the late 1960's, America began to see the influences of foreign...

  25. Ford Pinto Case

    Case 5: The Case of the Ford Pinto Refer to this case, of about the Ford Pinto case, I have been read about this topic from web pages and forum that have been discuses. Here are some of studies that I have been made to finish this paper work in different aspects of ethics and professionalism. In the...

  26. MGT 216 uop Courses/ uophelp

    MGT 216 Week 1 Business Ethics Perspective MGT 216 Week 2 Ethical Theories Chart MGT 216 Week 3 Case Study MGT 216 Week 3 Ethical Game Simulation MGT 216 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Ford Pinto Case Study Review MGT 216 Week 4 Ethical Issues *************************************************...

  27. Ethical Analysis: Ford Pinto Case

    Ethical Analysis: Ford Pinto Case MGT / 216 Ethical Analysis: Ford Pinto Case In this analysis, two opposing viewpoints are given; Mark Dowie, of the magazine Mother Jones and James Neal, chief attorney for the Ford Motor Company. The case involves the ethical implications of the horrific accident...

  28. Learning Team Assignment: Case Study Discussion & Executive Summary

    Learning Team Assignment: Case Study Discussion & Executive Summary MGT/216 University Of Phoenix Learning Team Assignment: Case Study Discussion & Executive Summary In 1968 the Ford Motor Company decided to introduce a new subcompact car to compete with foreign imported vehicles in the...

  29. Ford Pinto Case: Business Ethics

    Ford Pinto Case: Business Ethics What level of safety does an auto consumer expect from the manufacturer? Is it the manufacturer’s responsibility to ensure a vehicle that protects the occupant in all conditions, to what degree should the occupant be protected? In August of 1970 Ford Motors released...

  30. MGT 216

    Team Case Study Discussion & Executive Summary To purchase this material click on below link http://www.assignmentcloud.com/MGT-216/MGT-216-Week-3-Learning-Team-Case-Study-Discussion-And-Executive-Summary For more classes visit http://www.assignmentcloud.com Resources: Ch. 2 “Case: Pinto Fires”...