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  1. 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 production...

  2. Case Analysis Ford Pinto

    Ford Pinto Ethics Case Analysis Dickey L. Sours Jr. Business Ethics Course The Ford Pinto designs had the placement of the fuel tank behind the rear axle. The fuel tank position has allowed the projecting bolts to puncture the tank when the vehicle was struck from the rear. The Ford Motor Company...

  3. 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...

  4. Ford Pinto

    “For seven years the Ford Motor Company sold cars in which it knew hundreds of people would needlessly burn to death.” Mark Dowie, Author of Pinto Madness (8) One of the biggest automotive news stories in the latter part of the 1970’s dealt with tales of exploding Ford Pintos and the considerable...

  5. Case Study Discussion & Executive Summary: Pinto Fires

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  6. “Ford Ka (A): Breaking New Ground in the Small Car Market”

    Group Case Analysis: “Ford Ka (A): Breaking New Ground in the Small Car Market” Fall 2013, Team 13 Ainhoa Robles Kathleen Lockwood Israel Novelo Javier Álvarez The Challenge In 1990, French small cars market experienced a completely new definition of customers’ expectations and products devoted...

  7. Ford Motors

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  8. Case of the Ford Pinto

    Utilitarian Analysis The Case of the Ford Pinto The Ford Pinto first rolled off the Ford Motor Co. production lines in 1971 and stayed in production in its original state until 1978. The vehicle engineers were tasked to develop the vehicle and put it into production within 25 months, which was...

  9. Ford Pinto

    ETHICS CASE STUDY THE FORD PINTO Q1.What moral issues does the pinto case raise? The moral issues raised in Pinto case are that business should not put a value on human life and avoid known dangers. As ford thought they could get away with a dangerous automobile...

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  11. What money can't buy

    (happiness, relief of suffering, health, wealth or pleasure) for a larger number of people than any other available decision would produce. In the case above, stakeholders are people waiting in the normal line, people having the Front of Line Pass, people working in the company receiving the salaries...

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    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 action...

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  15. Ford Pinto Case Files

    Case Study of the Ford Pinto Fires The existing prestigious Ford Motor Company has been in business centuries. Ford is known as a worldwide leader in automotive technology, automotive-related products and motor vehicle services. Over the last 20 years the company has been venturing into newer industries...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. Automotive Technology Case

    Adam Gregg Mgmt 4970 October 2, 2012 Automotive Technology Case 1. Which factors do you think will be most critical in setting the next industry standard for technology in car propulsion? I think the factors most critical to success are what will be most convenient to the customer, in particular...

  20. 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 support...

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  22. Ford Pinto Fires Case Study and Executive Summary

    Ford Pinto Fires Case Study and Executive Summary John Bonner, Scotti Greenleaf, Rose Scarbrough MGT216 University of Phoenix October 18, 2010 Sarah Nelson Ford Pinto Fires Case Study and Executive Summary Introduction During the Late 1960’s the Ford Motor Company was one of the leading auto...

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    Case Study TBM 1. Describe Destin Brass strategic context and its business model OFFER: Destin Brass is a company dealing with water purification equipment. It was established in Florida in 1984, and it has been growing significantly from that moment on. Its owner and top manager is Herb Alpert...

  24. Ford Pinto Case

    Case Study: Ford Pinto MGT/216 07/17/20 Case Study: Ford Pinto Abstract In 1971, Ford Motor Company (FMC), on the advice of then vice-president Lee Iacocca, introduced the first subcompact vehicle, the Ford Pinto. After production had begun and the release of the Pinto in the United States...

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  26. Case on Ford Motor

    Comprehensive Case Analysis: Ford Motor Company Prepared for Ms.Bilkis Akhtar Prepared by MD.Anayet Hossan 11222059 Strategic management Overview * Company Overview * Ford’s brief history * Mission and Vision statement ...

  27. FORD CASE

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Ford Motor Company started in Michigan in 1903. They have focused on designing and manufacturing that had been successful, however with increasing competition globally and increase capacity it needs to look at ways to improve profitability. Ford Challenge is to continue to research...

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  30. 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...

  31. Ford Pinto

    Utilitarian Evaluation of Ford Pinto Case Utilitarian approach is based on simple cost-benefit analysis of each individual issue. The rule by which utilitarian classifies an action as moral if it produces more good than bad, and immoral if it produces more bad than good. In other words, cost-benefit...

  32. Ford Pinto Case

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  33. Legal Analysis Grimshaw V Ford Motor Company

    Legal Analysis Grimshaw v. Ford Motor Company Facts In 1972 a Ford Pinto, purchased six months prior, unexpectedly stalled on the freeway in California. The Pinto was hit from behind by a Ford Galaxy, erupting into flames instantly. The driver of the car, Lilly Gray, suffered from fatal burns...

  34. Case Study 1

    on Maalick and insulting him for his beliefs. According to the Treton Communications Anti-Discrimination/Diversity/Harassment Policy outlined in the case study “Harassment is defined as unwelcome verbal or physical conduct based on race, color, religion, sex (including same-gender harassment and gender...

  35. Ford vs Chevy

    Ford vs Chevrolet Ford and Chevrolet (Chevy) are in the automotive industry and have been in completion for many years start back in 1908, both companies started in the state of Michigan and have been battling it out for profits, market share and hometown bragging rights. Ford was founded in the suburb...

  36. Ford vs Taylor

    Henry Ford & Frederick W. Taylor: A Comparison of Methods and Principles Early Life Ford’s Early Life Henry Ford was one of eight children of William and Mary Ford. He was born on the family farm near Dearborn, Michigan, then a town eight miles west of Detroit, on July 30, 1863. Abraham...

  37. 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...

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  40. Money and Ethics

    include a title; your paper should be from 2 to 4 pages in length. 1. How would Milton Friedman justify the conduct of Ford Motor Company executives as described in Mark Dowie’s “Pinto Madness?" Is cost-benefit analysis an ethical way to run a business? 2. How would Horatio Alger’s Dick have fared if...

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  46. Cost-benefit Analysis and Ford

    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 public...

  47. Business Ethics

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  49. Moral Awareness

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  52. Ford Pinto Ethics Essay

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  55. Executive Summary: Ford Motor Company

    development and was therefore less focused on distribution efficiency and ultimate customer satisfaction. As the Ford Company’s legacy grew other supplier entered the market which assisted and pioneered Ford to become more efficient and effective in meeting growing demand. Ford’s current management style evolved...

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