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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. Ford Pinto- Ethics

    Business: The Ford Pinto Fires In early 1968, the Ford Motor Company decided to take on the foreign car competition by introducing a compact, affordable vehicle they named the Pinto. What began as the decision to enter the race for the top small car ultimately led to an unprecedented court case wherein...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  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. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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 Week 4 Ethical Issues MGT 216 Week 5 Ethical Organization Profile MGT 216...

  29. MGT 216 UOP 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...

  30. 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...