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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. 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...

  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. Route...

  4. The Ford Pinto Case

    Business Case (The Ford Pinto) There was strong competition for Ford in the American small-car market from Volkswagen and several Japanese companies in the 1960's. To fight the competition, Ford rushed its newest car the Pinto into production in much less time than is usually required to develop a...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

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    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...

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    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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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”...

  14. Pinto Ford Case

    The Ford Pinto Case In the late 1960’s Ford Motor Company wanted to produce a small model car to compete with small Japanese and German imports like Volkswagen, Datsun and Toyota (Danley). In 1969 Ford’s Board approved the plan to produce the Pinto. The CEO, Lee Iacocca, wanted a car that was low...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. Case Study Ford Pinto

    Ford Pinto Case study The moral issue of the Ford Pinto case is whether or not Ford Company is responsible for the explosion caused by the failed tank. Ford is morally responsible for the incident since it could have been prevented, public safety should be their top priority when designing their products...

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    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...

  20. 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...

  21. Ford Pinto Case

    Running head: Ford Pinto Case Study – Was Ford to Blame in the Pinto Case? Taking a Side Mayo Smith, George Deese, Josh Eubank, Mignon Waller, Michelle Stower and Jaime Arnold University of Phoenix Take a Side Bad business decisions can be seen throughout history; however none has stirred...

  22. Ford Pinto Case Study

    Ford Pinto Case Study University of Phoenix MGT 216 December 21, 2010 Ford Pinto Case Now more than ever it seems that organizations face ethical or moral dilemmas. The dilemmas that an organization can see are both issues that can be caused by internal or external factors. External issues...

  23. Ford Pinto Case Brief

    Ford Pinto Case Brief There was strong competition for Ford in the American small-car market from Volkswagen and several Japanese companies in the 1960’s. To fight the competition, Ford rushed its newest car the Pinto into production in much less time than it usually required to develop a car. The regular...

  24. 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...

  25. Ford Pinto Case

    Ford Pinto Ethics Case, Evaluation & Recommendation Instructor: Charles Taylor July 15, 2012 Ford Pinto Ethics Case, Evaluation & Recommendation Based on the evaluation of the Ford Pinto Ethics Case, I have a recommendation to recall the products...

  26. 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...

  27. Ford Pinto Case Study and Executive Summary

    Running head: CASE STUDY � � PAGE * MERGEFORMAT �1� �� CASE STUDY AND EXECUTIVE SUMMARY� � PAGE * MERGEFORMAT �2� �� Semon Knudsen argued that Ford should focus its attention on the more lucrative medium and larger vehicles. The success of the Mustang elevated Iacocca's status and ideas and eventually...

  28. Case of Ford Pinto

    I am the Recall Coordinator for Ford Motor Company. Field reports are coming in reporting the following: Rear-end collisions, Fires, and Fatalities. I must decide whether to recall the Pinto. (Case: Pinto Fires, Trevino & Nelson, p. 115) 3. Before the Pinto, Ford was immersed in an intense, internal...

  29. 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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    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 *************************************************...