Course Objective: Gain an understanding of the role ethical issues play in setting boundaries within which businesses operate.
Question posed: Can you identify and comment on personal experiences where some activity fell outside the “mission” of what you were doing. It might be that you and your colleagues took some action and realized after the fact that the action fell outside the mission. On the other hand, you might have been planning to do something and someone in leadership said no because it fell outside the mission.
b. If Enron had a lengthy code of ethics, which it did, exactly what happened to ruin their reputation?
c. Share your thoughts on the below link on the “World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2017”. Are you surprised by the list? Why are U.S. companies so far down the list?