60 Free Essays on The Ford Pinto Case

  1. Ford Pinto

    Ford Pinto MGT/216 Ford Pinto This paper will discuss the role that people, products, and profits play in the decisions they make regarding the Ford Pinto and present clarity to how all these areas play a valuable role in the decision making process. During the research and development of the paper...

  2. The Ford Pinto

    The Ford Pinto: An Ethical Mishap LS501 - Smith Unit 2 Assignment - Case Study Due: 17 January 2012 The Ford Pinto case study provided an interesting insight into the automotive industry. The fact that an automobile manufacturer was willing to allow a product onto the streets that had the...

  3. 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...

  4. 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 will...

  5. 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...

  6. Possession of Knowledge

    possessed by the myriad minds that inhabit the planet have responsibility on some level to either be shared or contained. Therefore, it is only in most cases that the possession of knowledge carries an ethical responsibility. The possession of knowledge in the natural sciences generally carries an ethical...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. Team Satera

    project. All seven are highly intelligent, educated and experienced engineers who have worked in group settings previously. The group is led by Mr. Gary Pinto, whose role is to coordinate the overall project and make the final decision to Mr. Rick Levinger, Vice President of research and development of RID...

  11. Ford Pinto Case

    The Ford motor company faced a dilemma when the production of the Ford Pinto proceeded before safety checks were done on the entire vehicle. With Lee Iacocca pushing for the completion of a sub compact car that would rival the German made Volkswagen Beetle safety test were put aside in hopes of pushing...

  12. Moral Awareness

    suggests that the moral agent translates the intent of the moral agent to behaviour (Crane & Matten 2007). Importance of Moral Awareness In a case whereby, Mel notices that a few of her colleague had been making use of the phone in the company to make personal overseas calls (moral awareness)....

  13. 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 action...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. MGT 216 UOP Course Tutorial / 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  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 justify...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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 the...