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60 Free Essays on The Ford Pinto Case

  1. Ford Pinto

    the Pinto. The paper will discuss the relationship between the stated mission, values, and guiding principles and the organization’s culture as reflected in the Pinto case. In conclusion, the paper will discuss the alignment between the team’s value and Ford’s value. The ultimate goal of the Ford...

  2. Ford Pinto Case

    Ford Pinto Case Study “In an effort to produce a stylish but affordable subcompact automobile with a low operating cost, Ford Motor Company management made a questionable decision regarding the positioning of, and protection for, the fuel tank” (Bookrags, 2011). The following paragraphs...

  3. 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...

  4. Ford Pinto Case Study

    would have corrected that defected Pinto fuel tank positioning, the delay was for an incredible eight years. (Dowie, 1997) Regardless of the advantages the auto industry takes from the processes of new standards, this case of the Ford Pinto is an excellent example of why companies should...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. Ford Pinto

    Ford had Responsibility to Fix Pinto The Ford Pinto case study clearly presents an unethical and immoral practice that shows corporate greed for a positive bottom line is more important than the value of human life. Along with the issue of greed is the need to outdo the competition to be...

  8. Ford Pinto- Ethics

    top small car ultimately led to an unprecedented court case wherein the Ford Motor Company found itself charged with reckless homicide and was the first corporation charged with criminal conduct. In this paper, the authors delve into the tragedy of the Ford Pinto fires and the ethical standards...

  9. supply chain

     Ford Motor Company – Case Study Jason Austin Denine Rood Jeanne Sands Like apple pie and a summer baseball game, Ford Motor Company has come to symbolize America, the land of opportunity. This America is a place where a person with scarcely any means can take little more...

  10. Ford Motor Company Case Study

    Ford Motor Company Case Study In this case study of Ford Motor Company my decision would have to lean towards a recall for many reasons but, mostly I believe saving lives and my customer service reputation as smart businessmen. But, I would propose an alternative solution that would...

  11. 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...

  12. MGT 216 UOP Course Tutorial / uophelp

    Learning Team Assignment Ford Pinto Case Study Review MGT 216 Week 4 Ethical Issues MGT 216 Week 5 Ethical Organization Profile MGT 216 Week 5 Global Business and Ethics MGT 216 Week 1 DQS MGT 216 Week 2 DQS MGT 216 Week 3 DQS MGT 216 Week 4 DQS MGT 216 Week 5 DQS MGT 216 Week 5 Ethical...

  13. Team Satera

    team leader. Mr. Pinto’s management style appears to be democratic bordering on laissez-faire in that he welcomes input and encourages openness by all of the members of the team in letting the project get done. Based on the case provided, Mr. Pinto appears to have introverted tendencies and is...

  14. 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...

  15. MGT 216  UOP Course Tutorial/ Tutorialoutlet

    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 Week 5 Global Business and Ethics MGT 216 Week 1 DQS MGT 216 Week 2 DQS MGT 216 Week 3 DQS MGT 216 Week 4 DQS MGT 216 Week 5 DQS MGT 216 Week 5...

  16. Nasbdnba

    Principles of Responsible Commerce (COMM 101) Case 2.3 (The Ford Pinto) Week 4 1. What moral issues does the Pinto case raise? Moral issues that Ford Pinto case raises included producing dangerous products which are not safe to use it without informing the dangerous of the products to the...

  17. Possession of Knowledge

    can carry equal importance to saving or improving the lives of people. Take the Ford Pinto Recall for example. Poorly designed fuel tanks resulted in the heightened possibility of fire occurring if a rear-end collision took place. It eventually came out that the engineers at Ford were aware such a...

  18. Managing Product Safety: the Ford Pinto

    troubles ahead for Ford and the best-selling Pinto. In 1978, a California jury awarded $125 million in punitive damages in a case involving the rupture and explosion of the fuel tank in a Pinto. In this accident, one person had died and one person had been so severely injured that they had undergone 60...

  19. Pinto

    Jordan Jenkins 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...

  20. Comm 101

    Case Study 2.3 1. What moral issues does the Pinto case raise? The moral issues about the Ford Pinto is that they take their profit is more important than human life. They also did not inform the consumer about the facts of the Pinto. Lastly, they also lobbied the safety of the car to lowest...

  21. 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...

  22. Ford Pinto Case

    proceed with production of the Ford Pinto without modifying the fuel tank. External social pressures are no more than peer pressure exerted, suffered and caused by society to encourage and conform attitude changes in values and behavior for the good of society. In this case study Ford created the...

  23. Moral Awareness

    (Butterfield, Trevino & Weaver 2000). In Gioia case, people at Ford referred to the Pinto as ‘lightning up’ rather than ‘bursting flames’ or ‘exploded into fire’ which is more likely to mute any sense of moral awareness and responsibilities (Gioia 1992). Violation of behavioural norms will also...

  24. 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...

  25. Ford Pinto

    Crime and Violence (San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1988), pp. 373-382; and Francis T. Cullen, William J. Maakestad, and Gary Cavender, Corporate Crime Under Attack: The Ford Pinto Case and Beyond (Cincinnati: Anderson Publishing, 1987). Between 700 and 2,500 persons died in accidents involving...

  26. 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...

  27. Ford Pinto case

    The Ford Pinto Case from a Utilitarian and Deontological Perspective Bedrijfsethiek Opdracht 2 The Ford Pinto Case From a Utilitarian perspective In utilitarianism, the merit or demerit of an action is entirely determined by the effect it has on everyone affected by the action. An...

  28. Ford Pinto Paper

    Ford Pinto Case Study The Ford pinto lasted from the 1960’s to the late 1970s and was highly controversial. This poorly made automobile came from a production race between the USA and Japan, where the United States promised an affordable, fuel efficient, and reliable car. Because of the hasty...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...