Blaw 201 week 3 review case problems ethics

Evaluate Case Issues



1.         Geneva Mapack, a current graduate of Drexel College, is a first-year affiliate with the MacAndrews Consulting Group.  The associate accountable for a serious technique research for an necessary new shopper within the transport enterprise has requested Mapack to name low-level staff in competing transport firms to assemble aggressive knowledge for use to plan a successful technique for the shopper.  She was instructed to not establish the shopper however to introduce herself as a advisor doing an evaluation of the transport business.

            Assume that Mapack is aware of that senior managers within the competing corporations would take into account the information she is amassing proprietary and wouldn’t discuss along with her in any respect in the event that they knew that she labored for a direct competitor.  Is it moral for Mapack to query the lower-level staff with out revealing that she is working for a direct competitor?  What ought to she do if after telling the associate that she considers it unethical to make the calls, she is informed that consultants do that on a regular basis and that refusal to do it could be a career-limiting transfer?



2.         Cassandra Washington is a supervisor/purchaser accountable for buying youngsters’s sneakers for a big retail retailer chain.  She can be a die-hard soccer fan.  This yr, the Tremendous Bowl can be performed within the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana, her hometown.  Washington’s favourite group, the Eagles, is anticipated to achieve the Tremendous Bowl.


            At present, the shop chain carries 4 manufacturers of youngsters’s rain boots.  In an effort to streamline its product line, the CEO has determined to chop again to a few manufacturers of rain boots, leaving to Washington the choice of which model to chop.  Assume that every one 4 manufacturers are equally worthwhile.  If the makers of Model One ship Washington a pair of Tremendous Bowl tickets, ought to she settle for them? Does it matter whether or not the maker of Model One can be a detailed pal of hers?